Church moving KEVIN E. SCHMIDT Dec 4, 2009 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Crews with Patterson Structural Movers of Washington, Iowa carry timbers to block tires carrying the150-year-old South Bethel Church along Quincy Ave. east of Tipton, Iowa Thursday December 3, 2009. The church, believed to be the oldest continuously operating rural United Methodist Church west of the Mississippi River, was moved closer to its new home in Tipton, Iowa. The 150-year-old church from rural Cedar County was moved about 7.5 miles over mostly gravel roads and into a farm field where it stayed over night. (Kevin E. Schmidt/QUAD-CITY TIMES) KEVIN E. SCHMIDT Tags News South Bethel Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular Man falls into Mississippi River from Lock and Dam 14 UPDATED: Missing girl found Davenport man sentenced to up to 50 years for child sex abuse Bettendorf businessman recently convicted in 12th OWI faces new misdemeanor charges Juvenile accused in Fowler murder charged as adult View All Promotions promotion spotlight What breed of puppy is perfect for you? promotion spotlight How much do you know about fireworks and the 4th of July?