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The Paragould Daily Press in Arkansas reports:
The Sojourners, a band of traveling workers for Christ, finished a two-week stay at Crowley’s Ridge College on Friday, where they helped lay more than a mile of optic cable, painted some dormitories, cut down dead pine trees and constructed concrete forms.
Homer Kennon of Doniphan, Mo., headed the work crew. He said the Sojourners is a national organization of the Churches of Christ and composed mostly of retired people.
“A Sojourner has to have an RV and be able to travel at their own expense,” he said. Kennon heads teams that come to Paragould often. “Last year we painted the cafeteria here, re-carpeted the stage and did general maintenance work.”
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See my May 2006 Christian Chronicle column on the Sojourners.
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