Monthly Archives: July 2014

65th Anniversary: Missourians build first campus at Farmington

Dr. Fred Walker, first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo.

Dr. Fred Walker was the first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo. A plaque beneath his photo at Farmington Presbyterian Manor reads, “He had a dream, we have a home.”

The Missouri synods of the Presbyterian Church, U.S., and the United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., joined together to construct the first Presbyterian Homelife campus in Farmington, Mo. The project was authorized in 1957 in a joint session of the synods, READ MORE

Gorgeous glass

A visit to Rayer’s Bearden Stained Glass Supply

Rayer’s Bearden Stained Glass Supply

The tour group explores the Bearden shop and gallery. From left, Doris Carter, Jan Whitcomb, Angela Page, Dorothy Rowden and Billie Crossland.

A group of Wichita Presbyterian Manor residents visited Rayer’s Bearden Stained Glass Supply shop recently for a tour and to try out a few techniques during a class.

The shop, which opened nearly 40 years ago, features a loft gallery of stained glass READ MORE