One great way of learning more about Who We Are as a MidAmerica Region is looking into some very interesting history.  

alton il LGFor instance, who knew that Sinclair Lewis, the author of Elmer Gantry, became good friends with a Kansas City Unitarian minister when Lewis was doing research for his book, which featured a dynamic, but flawed tent preacher?

And who knew that one of our Wisconsin congregations was founded by German-speaking immigrant freethinkers in 1852?

And that another of our congregations is housed in a castle-like, stone building overlooking the Mississippi River in Alton, Illinois?

To read these, and other, intriguing stories, visit our MidAmerica Region History and Heritage page.

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