Warren County Iowa Genealogical Society




    Prole Christian Disciples of Christ Church

    Prole Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Jefferson Township, organized in 1903, building erected and dedicated in 1904

    A Brief History of the Prole Christian Church is copied from the History of Warren County, Iowa from Its Earliest Settlement to 1908 by Rev. W.C. MARTIN, S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1908, p.315

    The Christian church was organized by W. S. LEMON, in 1903. The church building was erected and dedicated in 1904, at a cost of $2,200. The first trustees were Fred NAUBAUER, J. H. HUSS and J. W. WHEELER. The present membership is fifty-five. There is a Ladies' Aid Society in this church. William KELLER is Sunday school superintendent. The last year this church paid for pastoral support $312, for evangelist, $60 ; incidental expenses, $50 ; Sunday school expenses, $32 ; missions and benevolences, $50.

    The Prole Christian Church was torn down in 1930 for lack of use and members went to the Prole Linn Grove Methodist Church.