Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 9, 1976 · Page 58
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lu-B UKEKLKY (Cul«.| 1K1BUNK Tun., M.r. 9, 1976 Episcopal Church here goes back to Union Colony The first public services of Inman as Lay Reader in his later Governor of Colorado, installed, and the church debt that to rebuild on the old proponed new church on 20th Thiyer presiding. . In October of 1970 the Rev^ the Episcopal Church in the absence until Sept. 10, 1871, gave part of the land on which was reduced. The West's left to location was unwise and so in Streed and 35th Avenue. There The building on 8th Avenue Norman C. Middlelon and area which is now Colorado when he sent the Rev. E. L. Trinity Church was located. go to St. James Church at June of 1963, purchased the were accepted unanimously, and 21st Street continued to be family were called as rector were held in Denver on January Green to take charge. On April 16, 1875, Bishop Wichita, Kan. building from the Lutheran The first services in the new used as a chapel until it w»s from 29, 1860, by the Rev. John He continued with us until Spalding laid the cornerstone of The church had its financial Church, the property downtown building were held on Christ- Kelher, a pioneer Episcopal Jan. 9,1873, when he was called Trinity Church. At this time troubles In the depression being put on the market. mas of 1966. Dedication ser- priest in Colorado. to Pueblo. During the vacancy there were 27 communicants, years, and for a time Bishop On May 23, 196S, the vestry, vices were held on May 21,1967, sold to members of the Christian Reformed Church in 1974. St. Paul's Church Lakewood. The year 1976 finds Trinity Episcopal Church still growing General church services in that followed, lay services were Consecration services were Johnson was the presiding under the direction of Father by Bishop Edwin Thayer and , Union Colony began early in kept up by Inman, and the held Nov. 17, 1881, in the rector, aided often by other Young, presented to the Parish consecration services on Jan. 1970 ending 28 years of devoted whom are descendants of early temporized places of meeting. Sunday School maintained by presence of the clergy from the clergymen and lay leaders. Those having had Episcopalian the united efforts of all. Bishop Denver deanery and a large The year of 1941 was one of up-bringing soon came Randall has promised us congregation. This church, planned rehabilitation of together. another rector, but his own which served the parish for a church finances, so it could They sought to establish here, death occurring Sept. 28, 1873, third of a century, was a small more honorably call a rector to where they had chosen to make prevented his arrival. And on red brick Gothic building, its service. Beside the their homes, a place of worship Jan. 25, 1874, the vestry asked It faced south on nth Street ministrations of Bishop Ingley in accordance with their early J. C. Pratt, deacon from as did the rectory constructed , an d other rectors, the church background. Kansas, to take charge of the five years later. At the end of its services were regularly In the fall of 1870 a group parish. On the second Sunday first 25 years Trinity Parish had maintained by Leslie Dae Bishop " . . . . - . - . . - . . . - - - to Rev. Young retired in March with 345 families, many of whom are desi the architect's drawings for the 28, 1973, again with Bishop service to the parish. day members. George M. after Easter, Bishop Spalding 98 communicants and a Sunday Lindou, as lay reader, organize the visited the parish and con- School of 130 children. The Rev. Charles V. Young Episcopal Church. f i r m e d five people. Pratt The second 25 years were an came on Feb. 15, 1942 from asked Randal f i r m e d five people. Pratt The first Episcopal Church remained until June 15,1874. On erea of growth for the church as Longmont. services were held on the 3rd the fifth of the following July well as the community. The 75(1, anniversary of Sunday in Advent, Dec. 11,1870, Bishop Spalding placed D. N. A movement was begun in the Trinity parish occurred in 1945. with Bishop Randall conducting Allen in charge. parish for a new rectory, as The years following proved to them. On Monday, Dec. 12, a In December 1874 a sub- well as a new and larger be ones of growth with In- m e e t i n g was held in the scription was started toward church. The old rectory was creasing numbers of corn- Masonic Hall to organize a building a church. Immediate replaced in 1909 by a two story, municants as well as church with the bishop steps were taken toward brick building to the north of the enlargements in the parish presiding. The name "Trinity" securing a proper site, and church grounds. The Rev. program, suggested by the Bishop was during the winter months Benjamin W. Bonell was its ini955acontractwasletfora unanimously adopted. Officers building materials were first occupant. He was called in new parish hall to replace both were elected and the church collected, was fully established. Funds The parish organization was were raised for defraying f i n a l l y completed by the expenses and the Masonic Halt adoption of articles of in- secured for services. corporation at the regular The following was written by Easter meeting in 1875." March of 1909. (he old Bonell Hall and the old Rev. Bonell soon enlisted a rectory north of the church vestry to take in starting building. It contained not only a plans for a new church. i ar g e hall with attached kitchen On Nov. a. 1910. Ihe vestry, and Sunday school rooms, but a meeting at Bruce G. Eaton's g u jid roora for smaller S. D. Hunter found in the cor- Work was begun on the home, accepted the design meetings with its own small nerstone of the first building, church building on the corner of submitted by J. A. Wetzel, the kitchen, a sacristy, and an and replaced in the cornerstone 10th Avenue and nth Street on architect who completed the expansion of the church offices of the second church; "Bishop April 9, 1875. B. H. Eaton, ~ ~ Randall appointed M. J. W. irrigation works leader and DON'T PAY TOO MUCH for your farm chemicals Centennial Ag Supply can take care of all your Farm Chemical Needs CENTENNIAL AG SUPPLY CO. Jim Klein, manager K«rs«y, Colo. 3S3-2S47 Check our price list before you order! EED ACCO SEED DEALER Rev. Bonell's sketches. O n the second floor. On Sunday, Nov. 13, the last During the 1950s the growth of services were held in the old the parish was also indicated by church. Two days later its (he addition of an assistant Richmond demolition was begun and work on the foundations were started before freezing weather. On Dec. 28, 1910, with the stone rector. The Rev. Hutchins came to Trinity in 1953, followed by the Rev. James Brock in 1955 - 1957. work already under way, the TheRev. Fred F. King, came to cornerstone was laid. Among Trinity in June of 1959. those present were Bishop in April of 1961, the vestry Olmstead, who had succeeded purchased 10 acres of land Bishop Spalding in 1902. southwest of town on 20lh Street Work progressed as money and 35th Avenue, was available. Services were i n 1952, the rectory on 10th held in the basement of the new rectory, fixed up as a chapel, until 1913. A parish hall, Bonell Hall, begun in 1912 followed; built in gradual steps, largely with funds from Rev. Bonell's preaching missions in eastern churches. From the spring of 1923 until May of 1925, the Rev. Harry Watts was rector of Trinity parish. He left to go to St. John's Cathedral in Denver, where he served as canon for many years. From Oct. 1, 1925, to May 1, 1930, Samuel West presided over the church and the rectory. Under (West) the church nourished, the Sunday school grew, a new heating plant was OUR TRIBUTE TO THOMAS EDISON FOR HIS ADVANCES IN ELECTRICITY We carry a wide selection of televisions, radios, clock-radios, stereos and phonographs, tape decks, cassette recorders, p.a. systems and t.v. antennas. Check our service department for the most up-to- date electronic test equipment. We have certified electronic technicians to diagnose 'and repair the most complex electrical problems. We service what we sell. SALES- · -SERVICE 718 10th Street 352-2005 Avenue was sold to Colorado Slate College and Ihe Youngs moved to a two-slory t brick home at 1862 13th Ave , on April 1st. On March I I , 1963, an explosion in the church basement destroyed the old church and seriously damaged the parish hall. Through the generosity of the board of our Savior's Lutheran Church, Trinity's congregation was able to move almost immediately to a location on nth Avenue and 21st Street. On Sunday, March 17, services were held at the normal time in the loaned building. After a thorough investigation and . much discussion, the vestry decided fn 1964, there were only 100 beds available for tourists in the British Virgin Islands. Today there arc 1,100. j l I '\J ROLAND'S FURNITURE Featuring NAME BRAND Furniture At LOW PRICES. Roland's Furniture Store Is operated by the Krler Family. It was started by Roland Krier and wife, Joyce, with their daughters, Nancy and Judy, and son, Jack. They have all taken an active part in running the store. The family operation means lower overhead and lower prices. In November,'1975, they started their second furniture store under the same name at 324 E. Railroad Avenue, Ft. Morgan. Basset, Schweiger, Serta, Mastercraft, Flexsteel, Coleman, Howell, Great Plains, King Koil, B. P. John, Peter-Revington, Mission, Isenberg, House ot Lamps, Don Ward, Midwest. GREELEY Two miles east of Grceley on Hwy. 34 Mon.-Sat. 9:30-7 Sun. Noon-7 FT. 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