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The Alexis United Presbyterian church was organized April 4, 1871, by Rev. J.M. Henderson. Meetings were first held at a school house some two miles distant. At the time of the organization there were thirty-one members, among whom are the following: Wm. A. Elder, Mrs. Jennie Elder, R. J. Lawhead and wife, Samuel Lawhead and wife. C. C. Graham and wife, Dr. J.F. McCutcheon and wife, J. C. Graham and wife and others.
The stated supplies for this congregation have been, Rev. J. M. Henderson, A. M. Black, D. D., and James I. Doig, D. D. This church has now its first regular pastor, Rev. M.F. McKirchan, who was ordained and installed May 30, 1876. The present number of members is fifty-three. Attendance at Sabbath school, seventy-six, J. C. Graham, Supt. A pleasant house of worship was built in 1873, at a cost of $3,100.
“The church is God's vineyard”