OUR HISTORY

Early Beginnings

In January of 1942, the first meeting of the Longmont Church of Christ took place in the home of one of the members. World War II was raging and the local sugar beet harvest was considered crucial to the war efforts. At the time, Longmont had a population of 7500. Worship continued to be held each Sunday in various members’ homes. In November of 1945, a small building located at 309 Collyer Street was purchased from the American Legion organization for $1200.

The floors were hardwood, and the entrance vestibule had an area for coats and hats. The seats wereOld Building wooden fold down theater style seats. The basement had three classrooms and a furnace room. Air conditioning consisted of opening the side windows so that a breeze could enter. The baptistery was manufactured from sheets of metal that had been welded together and placed under a trap door beneath the podium. A garden hose was attached to the sink in the basement, and then ran along the stairs to the main floor. Water for a baptism was changed once a month in the winter and only filled in the summer as needed.

 

Growth

Building 1959In August of 1959, anew facility was built at 1333 Collyer Street. The 1970's were tremendous years of growth for the Longmont area, as well as for the congregation. Additional classrooms and a fellowship area was added in 1971. By 1996, the building was completely renovated and additional foyer space was added.

In 2009, the congregation celebrated 50 years at its current location.

 

 

 

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12.10.18 Monday: Circuit Training 6:30am, M.O.R.E. 8:30am, Mom's Time Out 9am, Yoga Flow 4pm, Crescendo Club 5:15pm, Elder's Meeting 6pm, Deacon's Meeting 7pm

12.11.18 Tuesday: Men's Bible Study 6:30am, Ladies Bible Study 10am, Hopelight Clinic 10am, Crescendo Club 3:30pm, M.O.R.E. 4pm, Tutoring Club 4-6pm, Yoga Flow 5:30pm

12.12.18 Wednesday: Circuit Training 6:30am, Hopelight Clinic 8am, Chair Yoga 10am, Crescendo Club 3:30pm, Healthy Habits 5:45pm, Bible Classes 7pm

12.13.18 Thursday: M.O.R.E. 8:30am, Hopelight Clinic 9am, Crescendo Club 3:30pm, Tutoring Club 4-6pm, Yoga Flow 5:30pm, Hopelight Recovery 7pm, Christmas Extravaganza Set Up

12.14.18 Friday: Circuit Training 6:30am, Healthy Habits 7am, Hopelight Clinic 8am, Christmas Extravaganza Dress Rehearsal 7pm

12.15.18 Saturday: Christmas Extravaganza 7pm

12.16.18 Sunday: Bible Classes 9am, Worship 10am, Spanish Class 11am, Spanish Worship 11:50am

12.17.18 Monday: Circuit Training 6:30am, M.O.R.E. 8:30am, Hopelight Clinic 9am, Yoga Flow 4pm, Crescendo Club 5:15pm

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