Baptists open Silver Jubilee Observances: Wilmette Church established in 1913
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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jan 1938, p. 5, 51


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Wilmette Baptist Church of which Dr. George P. (sic) Allison is pastor, is launching a Silver Jubilee campaign. Charles E. Thompson and Charles O. Main members of celebration committee. Robert J. Lascelles is publicity chairman. Founders of the church were P. R. Finlay, John D. Greig, Alpheus E. White, Charles L. Major, Edwin Phelps, and Oscar W. Schmidt. The latter three are still active in village affairs. Pastors were Rev. B. F. Taber, Rev. Francis C. Stiffler, and currently Rev. George D. Allison. The following charter members still reside in the community: Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gathercoal, Mrs. John Segsworth, Mrs. H. D. Davisson, Mr. and Mrs. David Nelson, Mrs. Howard Bowen, Charles L. Major, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Phelps, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Schmidt, Mrs. W. J. Weldon, Mrs. Nettie Middleton, Mr. and Mrs. John C Blaylock, and Mrs. Charlotte Stephens. Church school director is Joseph D. Dingle. Prof. Charles S. Graden is teaching the adult Bible class. Charles V. Clark is chairman of the Board of Deacons, and Frank G. Guthridge is chairman of trustees. The Baptist Woman's Society is guided by Mrs. John M. Davis. Miss Emma Brodbeck is the church's foreign missionary. Music director is Miss Lydia Koch.

Photo Charles E. Thompson, Charles V. Clark, Charles O. Main, F. G. Guthridge, George D. Allison and Francis C. Stifler
Date of Publication:
6 Jan 1938
Personal Name(s):
Allison, George Deacon ; Clark, Charles ; Thompson, Charles
Corporate Name(s):
Wilmette Baptist Church
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.70490
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Baptists open Silver Jubilee Observances: Wilmette Church established in 1913