INTERESTING FACTS OF OUR CHURCH
1897 - Average Offering was 80¢.
1899 - The Minister's Salary was $210 per year.
1899 - Rent of Parsonage was $3.50 per month.
1913 - A choir was organized.
1930 - Womens Missionary Society organized.
(40 members in 1941)
1930 - Otterbein Guild organized.
(22 members in 1941)
1935- A new record for attendance was set at the Spring Rally.
There were 297 present and a cash offering was $263.
1941- The Seventieth Anniversary was observed with a total
attendance of 358 and offering of $27.86 for four nights
of services. The Budget for that year was $200.00.
1942- The Choir Gowns were introduced on Palm Sunday and Easter.
The Senior Gowns were black with white collars and the
Junior Choir's were white with red and blue stoles.
1942 -A 71st, Victory Celebration was held with a service, when
the last note against the church was burned, upon the
same plate on which the original note had been burned
thirty years ago.
1946 -The First Church Bulletins were printed.
1950 -Dedication of Pulpit Scarfs was held.
1954 -Dedication of NEW Choir Robes (Maroon with white collars).
1966 -Hired a Choir Director (Leb. Valley College Student).
2002 -November 11, Church web site was put online. Cost was
$4.95 per month.
2013 -March, Mortgage was paid off.