Church marks anniversary in face of relocation

Quinn Chapel AME overflows with fellowship at special Sunday service

Quinn Chapel AME congregation members clap and sway to the music at Sunday’s 161st anniversary celebration of the church. It will probably be the last anniversary at the current location of 529 Lafayette St. because of a planned interchange at the location.

Quinn Chapel AME congregation members clap and sway to the music at Sunday’s 161st anniversary celebration of the church. It will probably be the last anniversary at the current location of 529 Lafayette St. because of a planned interchange at the location. Photo by Gerry Tritz.

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.

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The church, located at 529 Lafayette St. between Lincoln University and the U.S. 50/63 overpass, will soon be forced to relocate for ....

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