169 Meeker gift baskets set for world children

Pastor Jon at United Methodist Church in Meeker sits with some of the children who helped fill 169 local Samaritan’s Purse gift-filled shoeboxes that will be distributed around the world as part of a project to bring Christmas presents to children who have never received a gift.

MEEKER I This year, Samaritan’s Purse is celebrating 20 years of distributing gift-filled shoeboxes to more than 100 million children around the world.

Before and after…

phmkmethodist churches

After an effort by community members to save the 115-year-old Methodist church was denied by the Meeker town council, Travis Adams of TDA Construction used a track hoe to tear down the old church so a parking lot could be built to serve the new church.

Public hearing for church continued

The public hearing regarding moving the historic Methodist church building to Ute Park, which requires a  revision of the Ute Park master plan by ordinance, was continued until Tuesday, May 24.