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Pastor Roger Gillming Retiring

48 Years 'In The Only Job I Ever Had' Near An End

In a few weeks, Pastor Roger Gillming from the Trinity United Methodist Church in Kimball and the Calvary United Methodist Church of Bushnell will have completed a 48-year ministry journey that has taken him through 16 churches in Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado.

"That is all I have done," Gillming said. "It is the only job I have ever had."

Pastor Gillming has tried this retirement thing twice before. He retired from Callaway in 2010 and again after three years in Peetz, Colo. Perhaps the third time is a charm.

"I am looking forward to not having so much to do," he said. "That is the one thing...

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