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Auburn Presbyterian Church Celebrates 175 Years Of Community Connection

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Rachel Roberts and Barb Olenyik Morrow are gratified to see the church maintain its relevance and outreach after 175 years of service.

Auburn Presbyterian Church has played an active role in its community since it was founded in 1844.

From its first meeting place in the old DeKalb County Courthouse, to its present day location on 12th Street, it continues to serve as a hub for gatherings and social activities, and provide a home for many programs.

This year of special celebrations will be ending over the next few weeks with a recital by opera singer Marie Engle, a New York-based jazz trio performance and its own birthday party.

Earlier this month, WBOI's Julia Meek two of its longtime member, Barb Olenyik Morrow and Rachel Roberts into the studio to talk about the church's rich history and the bonds it continues to form.

Event Information:

Marie Engle's Operatic Recital @ Auburn Presbyterian Church
Sunday, November 17th, 2019
3:00 p.m.

Tuomo Uusitalo Trio Concert
Saturday, December 7th, 2019
7:00 p.m.

For more information visit the Church website.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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