CHURCH OF THE WEEK: Siloam UMC in West Point

14572616_10207634744442054_1595842685_oABOUT THE PASTOR

NAME:  Raleigh Richter14627685_10207688956757328_1827837019_n

CHURCH: Siloam UMC (Bro. Richter also serves Cedar Bluff UMC in Cedar Bluff)

CHURCH ADDRESS/TOWN: 30 Hwy. 47 N., West Point in the Ivy Village area


PASTOR’S HOMETOWN: Maben (but he is originally from Kentucky)

FAMILY: Spouse:  Shirley

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT THE CHURCHES YOUR ARE SERVING? What I like about these churches is their willingness to try new things, their willingness to minister and be a witness, and their willingness to come together in various ways such as a monthly fellowship meal and bible study.

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All Aboard the Holiday Express!


Kansas City Southern Railway’s Holiday Express will stop at the Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum in West Point Tuesday, Dec. 2 (TODAY) for free tours and visits with Santa and his elves starting at 4 p.m. Photo by: Courtesy photo Read more:

I saw this article in the Sunday edition of The Columbus Dispatch and just had to find the photos from our tour of The Holiday Express in December 2007 in Tupelo. Photos from our adventure were published in the January 2008 edition of North Mississippi Christian Family, but I only saved the photos in black and white… I hate that I can’t find the color originals because it is spectacular… stop by and see for yourself tonight in West Point!

georgia and maggie

Look how little my nieces, Georgia and Maggie, were in 2007…time flies…

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