Church marks anniversary in face of relocation
Quinn Chapel AME overflows with fellowship at special Sunday service
Monday, June 13, 2011
Jefferson City’s Quinn Chapel A.M.E. celebrated the church’s 161st anniversary with a spirited celebration on Sunday — likely the church’s last anniversary at its current location.
More than 150 church members packed the pews and overflow folding chairs as they sang, clapped and swayed to the music during the service, which featured musical selections from various other local church choirs. The Rev. Carnell Sudduth, pastor of Second Baptist Church, was the guest speaker.
The church, located at 529 Lafayette St. between Lincoln University and the U.S. 50/63 overpass, will soon be forced to relocate for ....