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Clio Church near Jenkins, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
N 36° 46.061 W 093° 39.933
15S E 440601 N 4069307
Quick Description: A dual-purpose church / community building in rural Barry County, Missouri
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/28/2013 7:58:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMJKC8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 1

Long Description:
All that is left of the ghost town of Clio is this dual-purpose building, built in 1940 to be used as a church and community center, and the cemetery adjacent to the building. The old school, which was about .7 miles south of this building, is long gone. The church itself was a Union-type church, which is not associated with a specific denomination. Instead, different itinerate preachers would take the pulpit each week of the month; perhaps Baptist, then Presbyterian, then Methodist, then Pentecostal, and so on.

An extensive web search turned up no further history of the church; only these mentions in rootsweb when referring to the cemetery and in in these church photos. The building is no longer used for church services, but houses a music jam as part of its Community Center function.

Church Name: Clio Church

Church In Use (even only just occassionally): yes

Church NOT in use.: yes

Date Church Built: 1940

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Pictures required:
1. Church picture
2. Church sign (schedule sign with Church name on it &/or gate with Church name).
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