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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Renovation Uncovers Church History


October 13, 2022

In the early 1900s, a man named A. T. Hiett moved to Sidney. It is likely he didn't expect his passion to influence the community for 110 years later.

Hiett “lost no time in trying to establish a branch of the then-named Church of Christ,” according to “The First Christian Church of Sidney, Nebraska, Early History (March 12, 1912 to December 31, 1925).”

The First Christian Church of Sidney has closed, but the building remains. A couple recently purchased the church building and are reopening it as a church. In the course of cleaning and updating the building, historical documents we...

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