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From left, Les Patterson's father, James Taylor Patterson, Gov. Paul Laxalt and Al Edmundson break ground on the currenty building that's now Mountain Vista Baptist Church. Patterson and Edmundson were deacons at the time at then First Baptist Church.

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Carson City Baptist church held first service 50 years ago

What is now Mountain Vista Baptist at 1750 Mountain St., in Carson City has gone through its share of transformations over the years. It was 50 years ago on this date, April 20, 1969 that the first service at the current facility was held when the congregation then met as First Baptist Church.


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