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Date: September 20, 2017
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Section 4 Back 2 School Rally
7:30 PM
The Riverbend Pentecostals
1031 Mill St.
New Madrid, MO 63869
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Section 4 SFC Basketball Tournament
11:00 AM
KCA Gym
1321 Kennett St.
Kennett, MO 63857
Outreach
1:00 PM
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TUE
UPCI General Conference
Kansas City Convention Center
301 W 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
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WED
UPCI General Conference
Kansas City Convention Center
301 W 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
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THU
UPCI General Conference
Kansas City Convention Center
301 W 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
Youth Prayer
6:00 PM
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FRI
UPCI General Conference
Kansas City Convention Center
301 W 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
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Carroll McGruder

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Rev. Carroll L. McGruder was installed as the Bishop of the First United Pentecostal Church on February 25, 2006, where he previously served as Senior Pastor for 25 years, being elected December 9, 1980.

Prior to his arrival in Kennett, McGruder served as Pastor of the Bethel Temple Apostolic Church in Twin Falls, Idaho, and the Windfall Pentecostal Church in Windfall, Indiana.

He has served in various district and national positions: Youth President for Indiana District ALJC, National Youth President for the ALJC, presbyter of the Indiana District ALJC , presbyter of the Idaho District UPC (1978-1980), and presbyter of the Missouri District UPC (1982-1990, 2009-2011).

McGruder is a gifted songwriter, having written 300+ songs which have been recorded by such groups as The Cathedrals, The Florida Boys, The Hoppers, The Crabb Family, and Gold City. 

Bishop McGruder and his wife, Sharon, are blessed with seven children: Eric & Michelle' McGruder, Shawnee & Tim Trowbridge, Holly McGruder, Tracy & Gil Davis, Tommy & Ktara Brinkley, Rebekah & Alex Romo, David & Alora Brinkley; and a host of grandchildren.