Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Shiloh Church Educational Building

(From the Bridgeport Leader June 8, 1961)
On Saturday, June 3, 1961 the Shiloh Baptist Church completed payment for its educational building. The modern, well-planned building was first used on the Sunday of Mother's Day May 13, 1956.

The building was erected at the cost of $20,811.22.  On May 1st, 1957 $8065.53 was owed to the First Federal Savings and Loan in Vincennes.

The mortgage burning ceremony constituted a part of the morning worship service on Sunday, June 11, 1961.