WMPC

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WMPC
City Lapeer, Michigan
Branding Gospel 1230
Frequency 1230 kHz
First air date December 6, 1926
Format Religious
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning First Methodist Protestant Church
Where Many Preach Christ
Owner Calvary Bible Church of Lapeer
Website www.wmpc.org

WMPC (1230 AM) is a radio station licensed to Lapeer, Michigan that broadcasts a Religious format, broadcasting a mix of inspirational music and God honoring programs. It first began broadcasting in 1926 and is the oldest continuously operating Christian radio station in the United States.[citation needed] WMPC is owned and operated by the Calvary Bible Church of Lapeer, Michigan.

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The station began broadcasting on December 6, 1926 from a homemade transmitter in the Methodist Protestant Church. The church later changed its name to the Calvary Bible Church. It has only had four managers over the years; Rev. Frank S. Hemingway, Rev. Arnold Bracy, Bob Baldwin, and the current manager, Ed LeVoir.

WMPC is non-commercial and holds a Sharathon twice a year to raise the revenue needed to continue broadcasting.

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Coordinates: 43°04′46″N 83°18′35″W / 43.07944°N 83.30972°W / 43.07944; -83.30972