Dedication: A Centennial Story
30. The Plan (1920)

30. The Plan (1920)

July 30, 2019

The Building Committee sends a letter explaining "The Plan" to all the members of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle. The members take a vote about the Boston situation at a business meeting. Takes place on the 10th floor of the Empire Building, and the University Bank Building.

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31. First Church Dedication (1920)

31. First Church Dedication (1920)

August 3, 2019

Mr. Allen H. Armstrong's goal of dedication is achieved. First Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, holds three special services at its stone edifice at Sixteenth Avenue and Denny Way on Sunday November 21, 1920.

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32. Building Fund (1920)

32. Building Fund (1920)

August 6, 2019

Mr. Robert DeCou, Chair of the Building Committee of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, presents two propositions for discussion. Mrs. Violet Webster Dunham, the architect's wife, writes an inspirational article about laborers breaking up concrete blocks. Takes place on the 10th floor of the Empire Building. 

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33. Election Meeting (1920)

33. Election Meeting (1920)

August 10, 2019

The annual election meeting of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, brings change for members of the Building Committee. Takes place at University Masonic Hall. 

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34. Call Letter (1921)

34. Call Letter (1921)

August 13, 2019

The Building Committee meeting writes to the members of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, that it is time to move forward with building. Takes place on the 10th floor of the Empire Building. 

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35. Cornerstone (1921)

35. Cornerstone (1921)

August 17, 2019

Mrs. Ruth Anderson Densmore and Mr. Ralph Earle Forbes conduct special services for the laying of the cornerstone for the Third Church of Christ, Scientist, edifice at Northeast 50th Street and 17th Avenue Northeast.

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36. Walls and Roof (1921)

36. Walls and Roof (1921)

August 20, 2019

Mr. Neil McDonald oversees construction of the walls and roof of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle. Mrs. Jean K. Cole organizes a night watch. Mr. Ralph E. Forbes shares his insights on building.

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Photo credit: Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, Washington. Used with permission.

 

37. Final Plans (1921)

37. Final Plans (1921)

August 24, 2019

Miss Bertha Vera Sandall handles the sale of mortgage bonds for Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, after the ruling on the Boston controversy. Mr. George Foote Dunham visits with the building committee. Mr. Robert DeCou investigates the architects' work.

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38. Opening Services (1922)

38. Opening Services (1922)

August 27, 2019

Mrs. Jean K. Cole gives an inspirational reading to the Building Committee at Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle. Mr. Ralph Forbes conducts the opening services on Sunday, November 12, 1922. Miss Aileen Gormley writes a historical sketch. Mr. W. H. Donley plays the organ. Takes place at the new edifice at Northeast 50th Street and 17th Avenue Northeast. 

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39. Second Unit (1922)

39. Second Unit (1922)

August 31, 2019

Mrs. Violet Webster Dunham oversees the launch of the construction by Mr. Neil McDonald on the second unit for Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist. Mr. Charles T. Hutson takes over the chair of the Building Committee, and Mr. Paul J. Jensen as secretary. Takes place at the Empire Building, the building site at Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street, and the Wilkes Theater Building at Fifth and Pine.

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