In 1926, Joseph N. Speaks and Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Mathison of the Rufus church attended the Nazarene Assembly in Spokane. Rev. Thayer of The Dalles served as pastor of the Rufus church in 1926, and Rev. and Mrs. Boycourt left their work at Rufus.
~ Klickitat County Agriculturist, 11 June 1926.