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Annual Reports of the various officers and boards of the church for the full year 2009. Includes financial reports and budget, attendance statistics, and membership changes.

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Building 1980s from Church Mutual 1.jpg
Exterior photographs of the church building taken for an insurance survey. Originally kept in the company's files, these two photographs, and two of the annex, were returned to the church in 2006 when Church Mutual was again quoting for the church's…

This photograph depicts the children of the church in costume portraying the various characters involved in the nativity: shepherds, wise men, Mary, Joseph, and the angels. A young boy plays the violin. Pastor John Hookway and his wife are standing…

old church c 1897 no people.jpg
This photo shows the original church building, prior to the building of the Sunday School Building, prior to the paving of Wyoming Avenue, and prior to the installation of electricity. Gas lamps and young street trees are visible, as well as a few…

old church c 1897.jpg
This photograph shows the first church building as it appears in about 1897. There is a group of church members assembled in front of the church for the portrait, possibly for the Lawn Festival that is advertised on a banner on the front of the…

old church c 1905.jpg
Shows people going into the original church building, c. 1905. There is a barely visible sign near the front door with the name of the church. The church still does not have electricity, and gas lamps are still visible, although the electrified…

old church c 1920.jpg
Shows the church around 1920, dated by the caption of this photo in the church history books, shortly before it was torn down to make room for the new stone church. You can see the house to the left, now the church annex, as well as outlines and…

Building 1940s.jpg
Shows the new (second) church building, which was completed around 1929. Date is estimated based on the style of the automobile in the photo. Interesting, while the neighborhood has been electrified for 30 or so years, there is still one remaining…

1978-04-06 Olney Times - Kirk Retires.pdf
Article from Olney Times, Thursday, April 6, 1978.

1978-07-00 Bulletin Kirk Memorial Service.pdf
Pastor Kirk passed away July 11, 1978, shortly after leaving the pastorate of Wyoming Ave. Baptist, so soon, in fact, that he is still listed on the front of the bulletins as Pastor. Bulletin includes a short biography, a program, and a list of…

Monthly newsletter of the Wyoming Ave. Baptist Church.

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Monthly journal published by the Wyoming Ave. Baptist Church, with its Pastor, John A. Hookway as editor.

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Published for the Diamond Jubilee anniversary in 1966, the book condenses some of the material found in the 50th anniversary book, and adds the next 25 years of history. The book includes many photographs, including photographs of all of the various…

1936-00-00 Hurst photo.jpg
Rev. Hurst was assistant pastor of Wyoming Ave. Baptist Church in the last years of Rev. Hookway's ministry, and became the senior pastor at Rev. Hookway's recommendation and the congregation's call in 1935.

60th Ann Celebration - Oct 1951.pdf
Program listing the various special services and events during the 60th Anniversary celebrations in October, 1951.

Front of Sanctuary 1 - c 1965.jpg
Photographs taken for inclusion in the 75th Anniversary history book.

Stained Glass - Jesus the Good Shepherd - c 1965.jpg
Photograph taken in 1965 for inclusion in the 75th Anniversary history book.

Hookway 1910.jpg
Portrait print of Rev. John A. Hookway, pastor of the Wyoming Ave. Baptist Church, in 1910. This photograph, modified prior to printing with a framing border, was used in various church publications, including the church directory, membership…

Building 1970s.jpg
Photograph of the front of the church building sometime in the 1970s. The stained glass windows are not yet covered, a project that was started in 1978.

Himes Christmas Card 1945.jpg
Photographic Christmas card from Rev. and Mrs. Himes. First image provided is the card in its faded condition; second image is digitally enhanced to improve the contrast of the portrait.

An original print of this portrait, in much better…

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