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Religion

175th anniversary

PERU — Tuesday was the official day of the 175th anniversary of the First Congregational Church of Peru. The church invites members of the community to attend its open house — the conclusion of its celebratory events in recognition of the 175th milestone from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The church, which is handicap accessible, is located at 1431 Fourth St. in Peru. The Rev. David Heidemann is currently serving as interim pastor.

For more information, contact Ellen Marincic, church secretary, Tuesdays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 815-223-0722.

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