A dinner of stew and biscuits was to be served from the chuck wagon, but the meal was moved inside due to high winds. Several church members did cook up a cobbler over the campfire to be eaten by church members after the judging of a pie-making contest.
Malget said the sermon he preached was taken from excerpts of several sermons written by Knowles Shaw (1838-1874), a minister known as The Singing Evangelist. Shaw is known for writing the hymn “Bringing in the Sheaves,” which the First Christian Church choir sang toward the end of the anniversary service.
Church members said they plan to go all out next year and make the celebration bigger and better on the church's 125th anniversary.