[New Church Dedication] (audio)

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Dedication Of Cairo Church

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circa 1973


Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

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This recording begins with Dell celebrating the building of a new church by Elder Davis. Talks about growing up in the church, and how people need to become active in the church and not sin. He gives a brief history of the church and talks about how the church is not just a building but the congregation. He talks about Davis working to form the church, and leads a call and response about the building of churches and the expected actions of the congregation. The recording ends in a prayer and dedication for the church.


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