September 2021  
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  • We are proud of Old Glory at the Cowboy Church!
  • Cowboy Church Vacation Bible School 2019. Great Fun for Kids!
  • The Church Wild West Show in 2018!
  • Our Horse Shows are fun and well attended.
  • We love our church trail rides!
  • Jason Wells brings his team to the Church Horse Show.
  • Headed for the County Fair Parade!
  • The new women's bathroom is a hit with the cowgirls!
  • Chrome Christ and Cowboys Motorcycle Riders in 2018.
  • Our Cowboy Church Building with the New Addition.
  • Some of our great Cowboys!
  • Pastor Dale thanks Steve Barker for his work as our Project Boss on our New Building addition.
  • A beautiful day for an outdoor service and horse blessing!
  • We were First Place at the Cattlemen Days Rodeo Parade is Ashland, MO!
  • There is still room for you!
  • We have some great horse clinics at the Cowboy Church!
  • Come see our authentic Old West Wagons at the Cowboy Church!
  • Water comes to the Cowboy Church! Thanks Robert Phillips!
  • God has blessed us with this great building!
  • We salute and thank our Veterans for their service!
  • Pastor Dale loves to lift up the name of Jesus!
  • Pastor Dale shares a story with the Buckaroos!
  • Breakfast Cowboy-style at a Sunday Service. That's a bunch of eggs, Ray!
  • Iron horses and real horses are welcome at Cowboy Church!
  • Our Children's Bible Leaning Area, "Fort Apostle'"
  • The Annual Peep Shoot is a "Moving Experience!"
  • Kids get to ride at Cowboy Church!
  • Clark Dalton, We miss our great Cowboy!!
  • Donal and Betty love Cowboy Church.
  • A cool display of Cowboy Gear from the Old Days!
  • These gals know how to shoot from a galluping horse.
  • The Kentucky Derby Tea was great fun! $200 was raised for the Cowboy Church Building Fund.
  • Ladies enjoying the Kentucky Derby Tea at the Victorian Country Inn, Love the Hats!
  • Everyone Welcome Sundays at 11 am and Mondays at 7 pm.
  • Pastor Dale explains the Christian Cowboy Way.
  • Barb Spencer prepares the Cowboy Grub at the Fun Show.
  • Fred and Jane Craig ride the Bennett Trail.
  • A beautiful day on the trail.
  • Ray Spencer brings his Chuck Wagon to Cowboy Church.
  • Barb and Ray Spencer serve up the warm grub at the Chuck Wagon.
  • Cowboys and Cowgirls are hungry to learn about the Lord and His Word.





Celebrating 10 years!


Everyone is Welcome!


Our Vacation Bible School

Thursday, August 5, 2021

One Day Only

9 AM to 3 PM

(Registration from 8:30 to 9 AM)



Bible Study, Music and Worship, Games, Crafts, a Horse Demonstration and


For Kids from K - 8th Grade



Our Church Worship Schedule



Sundays 11 am until noon


Thursdays from 7 to 8 pm!

Inside our Building!


To watch online, go to our Church Facebook Page at




If you don't do Facebook - and are still avoiding crowds, come listen from your Car or Truck in our church parking lot Sundays at 11 am and Thursdays at 7 pm while listening to the music and message on your car radio at FM 89.7.










Fundraiser Auction for Our New Horse Arena Roof

Saturday April 24th 

It was an Awesome Success!

We raised $15,833.50


Praising the Lord and Thanking Him!

Thanks to our Item Donors, Our Buyers and Bidders, and thanks to everyone that helped and worked so hard at this,

and thanks to our great auctioneers:

Robert Philips, Mark Belcher, Jason Wells and Alex White!

We have now raised $85,000 of our goal of $111, 000 to build the

New Arena Roof!

Below are some of the great items that were donated and sold at the auction!









No Sunday Stampede This Sunday!

The Sunday Bible Stampede is on Vacation Now Until the Fall of 2021!

Our 10 am Bible Study has had sluggish Summer attendance, so we are putting it on Vacation for the rest of the summer!




Peep Shoot 2021

Great Fun for Everyone!






 Our Buckaroo Fall Festival 2020








Our 2019 Chuck Wagon Dinner

and Wild West Show 

The Chuck Wagon Dinner and Wild West Show was a great success. Fifty people enjoyed a great time, the fun show and the great food.

And $1650 was raised for our Church Building Fund!

Thanks to Ray and Barb Spencer who organized the event and to all that helped and attended!














Some Parade Photos

Cattlemen Days Rodeo Parade

Pastor Dale Larison







Was a great success!

We had 35 children, 22 adult church volunteers, and 11 from our Baptist Association Your Team enjoy 5 fun days of encountering Jesus in Bible Stories, making great crafts, playing fun games, enjoying a petting zoo, learning how to care for and train horses and then eating some awesome snacks!

Then we had over 100 people attend VBS Parents' Night and the kids had a great program showing their parents and grandparents all they experienced during this exciting week!

Thanks to Marcie Johnson, our VBS Director, for her great planning and daily leadership!

Several children trusted Jesus as their Savior during the week and seeds were sown for the Lord in many other young hearts!

Most of all, we give thanks and praise to our Heavenly Father and the Lord Jesus Christ for this awesome week!



Motorcycle Ride and Rally!
Chrome, Christ, and Cowboys 2019
Saturday June 15th

Was a Big Success!

Thanks to all the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church members that made it a success. Thanks to Gary and Daffany Hood for being our Point Riders (Organizers) of this fun event.

 Thanks to our great cowboy Band and everyone that brought the great food!

Look for this event again next June!


2019 Annual Peep Shoot

and Cowboy Canival  

was April 27th and was a Great Event with 55 Kids and Adults attending!




The day started with  hotdogs and chips at 11 am and Peeps to eat. Then we had contests for kids of all ages shooting those pesky Peeps!

Paint Ball Shoots at targets too!

Awards were given for the best sharp shooters! 

Thanks to Ray and Barb Spencer for planning and organizing this fun annual event at the Cowboy Church.

And thanks to MaryAnn Larsion for the 20 neat "Peepmobiles"!




The Cowgirls' New Bathroom at the Cowboy Church

seems to be a big hit with the all the Cowgirls.  And the signs made by David and Shebly Stephens are a pretty neat addition!





The 2018 Second Annual Cowboy Church Horse Fun Show Was a Great Time!

The 2019 Fun Show will be on Saturday September 28th.






Thanks to all our church family that worked to make it a great day!

Praise God for a beautiful day!



We are excited to have this great old covered wagon donated to the Cowboy Church by Gary Evans of Columbia, Missouri.  Thanks to the great moving crew that brought the covered wagon over to the cowboy church!

OurTrail Class Obstacle Clinic was a great success with 14 horses and riders and 10 people observing. Thanks to Jaque and Steve Barker, MaryAnn Larsion and all who helped and participated!



We participated in several parades in 2018 with the stagecoach and horseback riders!


 Hallsville, MO Parade 




Our Great Cowboy Church Building and Grounds!





Pastor Dale and MaryAnn Larison welcome you to the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church.  Put on your blue jeans, saddle up (your car or truck) and head out some Sunday morning at 11 am and Thursday evening at 7 pm to our new building at Hwy 63 and Hwy B in Randoph County just across Hwy 63 from Clark, Missouri, for great Christian Cowboy Worship and Cowboy Fellowship.

(Or from the church parking lot at FM 89.7)

Our Sunday Bible Stampede (Sunday School) is at 10 AM

Everyone is Welcome!


 From Columbia, take Hwy 63 north for about a 20 minute drive, turn left (west) at the Higbee, Missouri exit onto Hwy B and you are there.

     From Moberly, go south about 12 minutes on Hwy 63 and then turn right (west) at the Higbee, Missouri Hwy B exit and you are there.



You don't have to have a horse to attend the Cowboy Church.  This Cowboy Church is for anyone that has that independent American Cowboy Spirit and likes the idea of a laid-back, come as you are church, in a unique setting.






Contact Us  
Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church
Hwy 63 & Hwy B (20589 Hwy B)
P.O. Box 45
Clark, Missouri 65243
Map  •   Directions
Phone 573-808-6595
Regular Schedule  
  • Cowboy Church Services inside our building - Sundays at 11 am and Thursdays at 7 pm.

Sunday Morning Bible Stampede on Vacation

We are shutting down our Sunday Bible Stampede (Sunday School) for the Summer, So NO BIBLE STAMPEDE THIS SUNDAY. We will have our Sunday worship service at 11 am every Sunday as usual!

Arena Roof Project Nov 2020

Our plan is to build a 100' x 100' arena roof over our outdoor arena.  Then we will be able to have horse clinics for kids and adults, Horse Fun Shows, Barrel Races, Roping and other Horse-Related events in almost any kind of weather. All to the praise and glory of the Lord! We have raised $102,000 on the way to our goal of $111.342.00. If anyone wants to help us, you may send your tax deducxtable donation to:


PO Box 45, Clark,

Missouri 65243.

Thank You to All Who Give!

VBS 2021 Will Be August 5th

One Day of Great Fun and Bible Learning!

Parents, Mark Your Calenders!

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