By:  Ernie Wren

With approximately eight churches in the Southern Boone vicinity, religious leadership and community involvement has always been a large part of area activities and culture. Ashland Baptist Church (ABC) has held a strong presence in the area not only on a religious front, but also in meeting social needs with efforts such as serving as the monthly food pantry destination and a diapers handout program. The Ashland Baptist Church was officially initiated as a church on April 19, 1879, so they have been active in the area for quite some time.

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