Archive for the ‘churches’ Category

St. Wenceslaus

October 13th, 2010 at 9:29 pm

St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wilson.

churches, small towns

Bierocks in Olpe on Sat.

October 10th, 2010 at 3:17 pm

For those of you who love German food, Olpe Methodist Church is serving it next Saturday evening, Oct. 16,  5:30 – 8 p.m. It’s a free-will donation kind-of-event, a fund-raiser for the church. Bierocks, sauerbraten, sauerkraut, German potato salad, German chocolate cake, and other dishes as well. The Olpe United Methodist Church is at 120 […]

churches, events, small towns, vittles

St. Joseph’s Fall Festival

October 3rd, 2010 at 8:18 pm

St. Joseph’s school in Olpe was the scene of the annual fall festival. It’s a big deal in Olpe, a huge fundraiser for the school. I met five friends/acquaintances there this afternoon. Dan Markowitz was the Olpeite leader of our pack, the one who knows everybody in town and is related to half of them. […]

churches, small towns, vittles

At Unity Village

September 13th, 2010 at 7:57 am

Unity Village, just east of Kansas City, Mo., was on our route to a wedding Dave and I attended a week ago. The fountains had been out of order and they raised money and fixed them, but the turn-on date was several days after we were there – on Sept. 9, the World Day of […]


The Arena of Life

August 6th, 2010 at 6:36 am

North of Toronto on K-105


St. Teresa

July 15th, 2010 at 5:46 am

St. Teresa Catholic Church, Westphalia Old building next to the newish Catholic church. I’m guessing this is a rectory and it probably matched a big old church.

churches, small towns

St. Joseph in Waverly

July 12th, 2010 at 5:36 am

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waverly.

churches, small towns

Faith Community Church

July 1st, 2010 at 5:41 am

This is not your grandfather’s Poor Farm. What once was the Barton County Poor Farm is now a well-cared for building on the Faith Community Church campus just west of Great Bend. The church’s sanctuary and family center are housed in the metal building there on the left.


There’s no spot where God is not

June 9th, 2010 at 8:49 am

Along W. Hwy 50 in Emporia, just east of Bluestem Farm and Ranch is a church. The entrance is on Sixth Street (there’s a side door). It was a Sunday morning when I took the photos and there were eight or nine cars here.

churches, E-town

Burdick Church

April 25th, 2010 at 6:06 am

Abandoned in Buffalo

March 18th, 2010 at 8:15 am