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St. Peter UCC’s Gabriel Statue Getting a Makeover

By Travis Volz

An old friend keeping a silent vigil over Okawville is taking a break for a makeover.

The Angel Gabriel, which sits atop St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Okawville, was recently granted some time off for some restorative therapy.

“Gabriel has been through a lot,” said Pastor Jeff Schwab. “Where he sits is either one of the hottest spots in town or one of the coldest, depending on the conditions, and he catches every bit of weather that comes through.”

Read the full story in this week’s issue.

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