The Western District of the Primitive Methodist Church will hold its Homecoming Celebration at Benton Bible Church, 148 Third Ave., Benton, Sunday, Aug. 11 at 10:30 a.m.
The service will feature the preaching of Rev. Frank Hrabak, president of the denomination. A free will concert with award-winning songwriter and singer David Meece at 1:30 p.m.
The public is invited to attend.
The Primitive Methodist Church is one of the first congregations to settle in the Midwest. The church celebrated its 200th anniversary recently. Most of the area congregations are more than 160 years old. The church has sponsored such missionary activities =as hospitals, clinics, orphanages, schools and vocational training programs in various locations around the world.
“The Homecoming on Aug. 11 will be an opportunity for the members of all the congregations throughout the Midwest to fellowship and praise the Lord together,” said Rev. Paul Glendenning, pastor of Big Patch Primitive Methodist Church and Westview Methodist Church in Platteville, and Western District superintendent for the Primitive Methodist Church.
For additional information, call 348-3310.