This Week in Agribusiness, Dec. 24, 2022

Max joins us from Brazeau, in southeast Missouri. In 4 counties, people tour 38 native church buildings the 2 days earlier than Christmas.

Linda Barber, Brazeau Presbyterian Church, talks concerning the historical past of the church, together with Civil Battle veterans and slaves. Linda decorates the church, together with the tree and home windows. She begins getting ready for these decorations in June.

The subsequent cease is Altenburg, Missouri, at Trinity Lutheran Church, the place Max visits with Warren Schmidt and Gerard Fiehler concerning the historical past of the church and neighborhood, together with the Lutheran Heritage Heart. There are very historic items within the church that came to visit from Germany in 1839.

Max joins us subsequent from Nice Grove Baptist Church, visiting with Mike and Jean Miller concerning the historical past of the church and neighborhood. There is not a present congregation on the church, however Mike has fond recollections as a younger boy, and Jean when she was relationship Mike. A standard theme within the recollections is meals. Additionally they beautify the church for the tour, together with the tree, and work to protect the native home of worship.

In Biehle, Missouri, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Max talks to Trish Erzfeld, Perry County Heritage Tourism, and Mary Jane Buchheit, Perryville, Missouri, concerning the historical past of the church tour and the area people, in addition to the influence of household on the neighborhood. Most of the church buildings on the tour are 150 years previous or extra. Trish additionally talks concerning the influence of agriculture on the neighborhood.

At one of the vital historic church buildings on the tour, Previous McKendree Chapel, Jackson, Missouri, Max visits with Doris Dace concerning the historical past of the church, which begins in 1819. The constructing hosts a service annually, and is used for weddings or different group occasions. Doris helps beautify the area every year, and explains a number of the historical past behind the décor selections. She additionally talks about Mr. McKendree, who was the primary Methodist bishop who was born within the U.S.

Whereas within the space, Max additionally needed to cease on the American Tractor Museum, and visits with Arley Berkbuegler and Kenny Buchheit about a number of the tasks happening on the museum, in addition to the displays.

Kenny and Rhonda Buchheit go to with Max about St. Maurus Church, what it means to their household and the historical past of the church and neighborhood, in addition to how particular Christmas is to the church. Kenny additionally talks concerning the ag trade within the space.


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