Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church



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This folder contains an informational pamphlet from the church, two booklets from the 50th anniversary, two bulletins from the service of organization, a congregational historical record, a booklet from the dedication of the building, an architect’s drawing of the church, a bulletin from the installation service of Charles J. Dion, a booklet with future plans of the church, an invitation to the service of dedication, and a 25th anniversary directory.

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Organization of the Holy Trinity congregation was begun in April of 1947 by Rev. Theodore Foreid.The first service was held in the North Mercer Island Community Clubhouse. The congregation was formally organized with eighty members on January 11, 1948. Groundbreaking for the new church was on July 5, 1948. The first service was held there on December 5th. During Rev. Dion’s ministry the congregation experienced rapid growth to approximately 800 members.Groundbreaking for a new sanctuary was held in October of 1958 and dedication followed on November 22, 1959. The construction of the Christian Education unit began in January of 1964 and was completed the following September.

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