After finding the first home in early 2018, the Archer City Cowboy Church has grown so much they need another larger place for people to come worship.
The Archer City Cowboy Church had a very humbling beginning. They first gathered in a meeting room at the Archer City Housing Authority after that at the American Legion, and then briefly at the Archer City Activity Building before finding the place they’ve called home off of west main street for about a year.
With more and more people find their way to the church, they are in need of a bigger location to hold their congregation.
“We are growing,” Archer City Cowboy church member Paula Allen said. “We are at about 50 or 60 people every week. We have a youth group and as you can see this is all they have so we really would like the facilities to better our youth. Lots of kids, lots of babies, so we are really excited to be able to get a bigger place and do more things.”
Joyce Addison has been a member at the church for a year-and-a-half and she said on top of the building being too small, they have run into other issues.
“The biggest thing, of course, the old room in here, the parking,” Addison said. “We don’t have any parking place.”
Church leaders said they hope to find three to six acres of land to house the new church building and to help do this they are hosting a fundraiser.
“We will be having a bake sale as well we will have a silent auction, donations,” Allen said. “I mean just coming out of the woodwork from everybody and it is awesome the support we’ve had so far from the community.”
The support they believe will help them continue to grow and follow their mission.
The fundraiser will take place on April 6, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Archer City Activity Building.