Dedication: A Centennial Story
20. Declarations of War (1914)

20. Declarations of War (1914)

June 25, 2019

Mr. Allen H. Armstrong gives an address to the members of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, about dedication. Takes place in the Sunday School in the basement of their new stone church on Capitol Hill.

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21. A Woman’s Religion (1914)

21. A Woman’s Religion (1914)

June 29, 2019

The newly formed University District Christian Science Society asks the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) for help in reaching interested women at the University of Washington. Takes place at University Masonic Hall. 

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22. Church Growth (1915)

22. Church Growth (1915)

July 2, 2019

Mr. Bicknell Young gives a lecture in Seattle at the University Bank Building at 45th Street and University Way for the new University District Christian Science Society. His mother, Mrs. Jane Bicknell Young, of Tacoma, Washington, was also recently in the news.

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23. First Unit (1915)

23. First Unit (1915)

July 6, 2019

Mr. Thomas Franklyn Hoyt, First Reader, invites the congregation of Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, to hear from Mr. William K. Sheldon. Takes place at the Hippodrome on Sunday, August 29, 1915.

Mr. George Foote Dunham, Portland architect, proposes a building concept for Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street. The church invites Mr. Hermann S. Herring and Mr. George Shaw Cook to lecture.

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24. Incorporation (1916)

24. Incorporation (1916)

July 9, 2019

The University District Christian Science Society incorporates. Congress declares war. The Seattle Times quotes Mary Baker Eddy. Mr. William D. McCracken organizes war relief efforts. Mr. O.J.C. Dutton establishes a hospitality club. Mr. Allen H. Armstrong, Mr. Oliver C. McGilvra, and Mr. Charles A. Griffith become Minute Men.

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25. University of Washington Society (1917)

25. University of Washington Society (1917)

July 13, 2019

Miss Eleanor Hoppock is elected Reader and President of the newly formed Christian Science Society at the University of Washington. Mr. Arthur Ragan Priest, UW Dean of Men, and his wife, Mrs. Willa Trent Priest, head for Paris. Eleanor and Adele Hoppock enlist in the United States Signal Corps.

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26. Membership Motion (1918)

26. Membership Motion (1918)

July 16, 2019

Mr. Orison "O.J.C." Dutton as church President calls a membership meeting to order at Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, to decide whether to build a church edifice. Takes place at the University Bank Building at 45th Street and University Way.

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27. Building Committee (1919)

27. Building Committee (1919)

July 20, 2019

The Building Committee of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, begins meeting. Mrs. Ruth A. Densmore, Mrs. Helen R. Lantz, Mr. Robert A. DeCou, Mr. Horace P. Chapman, and Mr. Byron B. Haviland are on the committee. Takes place at the Lantz residence in the University District, and the 10th floor of the Empire Building downtown.

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28. Foundation (1919)

28. Foundation (1919)

July 23, 2019

Mr. Neil McDonald begins work on excavation for the foundation for the Third Church of Christ, Scientist, edifice at Northeast 50th Street and 17th Avenue Northeast. The Boston situation heats up. Mrs. Helen Lantz suggests a change of approach for the building committee. 

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29. Queen Anne Hall (1920)

29. Queen Anne Hall (1920)

July 27, 2019

Mr. Charles A. Griffith is elected First Reader of the new Seventh Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, and delegate to a Washington State conference of Christian Science churches on the Boston litigation. Takes place in Queen Anne Hall at First Avenue West and West Roy Street.

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