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Herald & Review Decatur, IL

Published April 2016


Pastor re-opens former Lovington church

LOVINGTON -- With much excitement and energy, Pastor Jill Walker reopened the doors of The Revival Church of Lovington earlier this month -- a church she once led for more than 20 years.

Walker and her husband Mike bought the building last October for $10,000. The Walkers also lead the Mattoon Revival Church located at 2520 Shelby Ave.

The road they traveled to regain ownership of the Lovington church wasn't an easy one, but Walker said she harbors no ill feelings about what transpired with the church -- that she once agreed to give away -- and bought back. [read more}




JG-TC Mattoon, IL
Published April 2016


Pastor Jill Walker to re-open former Lovington Church Sunday

LOVINGTON -- With much excitement and energy, Pastor Jill Walker will re-open the doors Sunday of The Revival Church of Lovington -- a church she once led for more than 20 years.

Walker and her husband Mike bought the building last October for $10,000. An open house is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday with a healing and deliverance service at 6 p.m. The Walkers also lead the Mattoon Revival Church located at 2520 Shelby Ave.

The road they traveled to regain ownership of the Lovington church wasn't an easy one, but Walker said she harbors no ill feelings about what transpired with the church -- that she once agreed to give away -- and bought back. [read more}




The News•Progress Sullivan, IL

Published December 2015


Lovington Church Gets Another Chance

With God, all things are possible. It is not only a Bible verse but the driving force behind efforts to restore a century old Lovington church.

A preservation and remodeling project is taking place at the Revival Church building in Lovington. It is spearheaded by Pastor Jill Walker, former volunteer senior pastor of the Revival Church of Lovington and Mattoon and the head of Jill Walker Ministries. [read more]