Preserving the old wineskins
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in MedBow to reopen under new name
June 9, 2022
More than two years since it held what was thought to be its final sermon, St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Medicine Bow will be reopening its doors as Chapel on the Plains.
On September 22, 2019, Reverend Arlen Rounds conducted his final sermon in the historic church. Joined by fellow clergy and two close friends-Bonnie Culver and Jeanette Fisher-Rounds recounted both the history of the church and his own history within the building through both tears and smiles. After years of driving from Laramie to Medicine Bow, Rounds had chosen to retire and move to Cheyenne.
By the time he left, the...