Celebrating 175 Years....

Our festive, intergenerational Advent Workshop tradition of creating gifts from the heart for friends, family, teachers and pets dates back to the mid-1950s. Doris Beatty, creative church member and wife of our associate minister, started what was then known as the Christmas Workshop.  After a hiatus for several years in the 1970s, Church School Director Judy Whipple and the Board of Christian Education resurrected the workshop in 1978.  There have been 15 to 25 gift-making stations offered to participants each year. Gloria Green’s famous vegetable soup was featured at the pre-workshop luncheon for many years.  Other workshop organizers since 1978 have been Betty Frater, Carolyn McKinney, Sarah Nordberg, Marsha Hall, Jody Varney, and Melissa Baumann.

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 10:21 am in Featured.

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