Zion Church After The Civil War

The was a rash of building in the Butternut Valley after the Civil War as the valley experienced an economic boom. In 1868, Zion got an update. The center high pulpit was removed and a chancel added with an organ room on one side and a vestry room on the other. A chapel was added...
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At Easter, Ta’Nika and Aaron Cooker Sang for Zion

The Pandemic had closed the church. There would be no choir. There would be no celebratory singing of the congregation. We were all hunkered down in our homes. Deacon Norman talked to us via YouTube. Ta’Nika and Aaron performed Panis Angelicus as an Easter offering....
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Good Friday, 2020 at Zion

Ta’Nika Gibson, actress, singer, and friend of Zion Church, was weathering the Coronavirus pandemic with her family in the Beautiful Butternut Valley that she calls home. When asked if she would sing for for us on Good Friday and Easter, she resoundingly replied...
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