Cressey Road United Methodist Church
Friday, October 20, 2017
Making Disciples for Jesus Christ

How we got here

 
 
1998
School Street United Methodist Church decides to relocate and build
Aug 2004
Bell Removal: Bell removed from tower at School Street UMC and stored for use in future church home at Cressey Street
Dec 2004
Cross Ceremony: Cross erected at site of our future sanctuary  with photos (Photos: Bill Ambrose)
Apr 2, 2006 
Ground Breaking for Cressey Road United Methodist Church
          -  Order of Service for the Breaking of Ground (see below)
          -   (Photos: Tim McCarty and Martha Harris)
               Photos of Ground Breaking
Apr15, 2006 Construction is underway! Follow the construction progress here
March 25, 2007
Consecration Service.  Attended by 3 previous pastors, Rev. Richard Hamilton, Rev. George Bullens and Rev. Russ Peppe.  Also included Rev. Handi Dolloff-Holt who is pastor at the in Kearns, Utah but grew up in the School Street UMC.  Handi presented several members of the congregration with tapa cloths made by Tongan members of her church.
April 30, 2007
Property on School Street is sold to Four Brothers, LLC
May 2, 2007
Special Church Conference held and vote is passed to begin Sanctuary this Spring
July, 2007
Foundation for the new Sanctuary is poured    
December, 2007
Sanctuary completed  - (Christmas Sunday - first worship in the new sanctuary)
February 3, 2008
Bishop Weaver led us in a service of Consecration for the new sanctuary