Venice Presbyterian Church
Saturday, l)rceinI)or2, 1072 Jmi^l-Nnvs, H a m i l t o n , Oi;io Venice Presbyterian Church . . Â· Â· TM ji^_ .. _i.Â«i .1 in By KEV. A. MAC HOY Journal-News Contributor Sclllcrs who came up (he building was Ihc Rev. Adam atmosphere for worship. The s a n c t u a r y was The first minister in Ihc new renovated at this t'ime and ,, ,,, ,, Â· . _..,,., ., fin organ islalled. A new valley 01 the Greater Miami Gilhland, wliose pastorale manse beside the church River like (lie looks of (he area around Indian Creek, Those who settled here and developed homesteads were Â· lasted for 20 years. was built in 1946-17, and with Affiliation will) Cincinnati an enlarged parking lot, the Presbytery was resumed in church's physical plant is 1874 and has continued there well equipped to do its task. A program among (lie known as the Ladies Aid. Aid. In lÂ«7! Hie women such as David Wade, Isaac lo (his day. Membership for Anderson, Jeremiah But- some years was about 125, women of the chu.cii' was let-field, the "widow" Brown but reached nearly 200 al once called Ihc "Industrial and others. They came in one point before the turn of Circle." Also al one time Ihe early 1800's. the c c n l u r y . Since then the organi/alion was known In 1817 the village of membership has risen lo as "Women's Benevolent Venice was laid out and loll nearly 270. For a long tin:. Society." It then became roads and businesses matters of discipline were 1 Â·! developed. At Ibis time the great concern lo the clmrc population in (lie area was Matters such as swearing growing almost as fast as and slander, card playing, responded to a call for sup- Citiciimali. In 1828 the i n t o x i c a t i o n , and other port and contributions for Presbyterian Church was items of "disorderly con- mission schools in the West established, using a building duct" were considered Then in 1852 Miss Marv erected on land given in I82li worlhy of censure by Burns went lo (each in by Abncr Lutes and near (he austere elders who made up I n d i a n t e r r i t o r y al present location. the session. Wapamieka Institute in the Previously there bad been Church government still is Dakotas services in (lie log by officers elected by the still later at the time of schoolhouse. Wilh (he 35 congregation, and a group of (he Russian - Japanese wir charter members, the Rev. ."IChlers" still has general the Rev. Hay C.orbolil went Thomas Thomas was called oversight of all affairs of Ihc to Japan, where he served in clmrch. mission for 2(1 years The pastor now serving The young people have the church is the Rev. A. been a lively group and (he younger children, They also sing in church and the homes of senior citizens. The tome of the church is worship together and service service all the lime everywhere. Members are involved in organizations w i t h i n and w i t h o u t the Church. The f a i t h in Christ is bearing its fruit. The "Church of the Steeple" is a Church of the Heart and Mind. At (lie Vi-nico P r e s b y t e r i a n Church Die Spirit of Jesus Christ is presented for all who consider consider ils contribution (Â» Die lives of members, to the community and right i n f o God's world. out A c t s lfl::i -- And tic \i.i\ i i n t t i th'MU, I'nln u h a l uTr vt' Iripli/'. 1 :!'.' \nil t h e y oiii. I ' n l o John's h:i|itisin. (. Thrri said l';ml. JiÂ»hn \ n r i l y hapliri'il i v i i l i i i . i p l i s i i i of rcpi-ntrnri*. s;iint: u n t i l Ihc 1 pcngilc. Unit I h r y shniiM hi'lu-u' nn u h i r h slitiuM mine after him, I l i a l is nn Christ J.MIÂ«,. Â·. U h e n ihi-y hr.irit Ihiv t h e y wen- r n i r x i s r i n a m e or lltt~ I,mil Josiiv r.ii- APOSTOLIC* i i n iJ'i H , M l n n l H.miilt.in llh from the "Iiidcpendenl" church at Paddy's Run, or Shandon. A larger building was considered necessary Mac Roy. He came in May, frequently find projects of some 30 years later, and in ISGG after a long period of jnlerest i'u which lo work. i n--i t l I 1 - i , - - _ - _ - - - - . - n j i v . i v . * i ||, i i jit j| m \\ in I\, 8 3 G the new red brick serving as a missionary in such as contributing to (he b u i l d i n g lopped w i t h a Sudan, Africa. hax.aar or holding parties for b e a u f i . u l steeple, was Sunday School is con- -erected -erected al its present site on ducted at J:1T a.m. with Layhigh Rd., in Ross, programs and (caching slal'f Bricks had been burnt a half for all age groups. Vacation .mile up (he road. Gravel Church School lias been an was brought in and donated integral part of (he Church Journal - News Photo liv Larry Kullerton by the wagon load. In 1871 George Dicks and Isaac Anderson purchased the hell that is slill used. The church is a two-story building with a large room on the ground level and a sanctuary on the second floor. The decor is still early American and a oleasing work each summer. It was in April, 1059 t h a i ground was broken for a new wing to the church f a c i l i l i e s . The Iwo-story addition contains furnace room, a modernized kitchen and rooms for Christian Education and a Church parlor. Don't Miss it the SINGING REGENTS will lie al FRANKLIN ST. BAPTIST CHURCH lllKI F r a n k l i n St. SUNDAY DECEMBER 3 - 10:00 A.M. Special Speaker Rev. J O H N T U R N E R Yov are Invited to hear ... the VICEROY'S QUARTET . _ ^ " Prom Dayton, Ohio | SUNDAY DECEMBER 3 .- 7:00 P.M. 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