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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4.22.19 Monday: Circuit Training 6:30am, M.O.R.E. 8:30am, Mom's Time Out 9am, Hopelight Clinic 9-3, Yoga Flow 4pm, Crescendo Club 4pm, Elders Meeting 6:30pm

4.23.19 Tuesday: Men's Bible Study 6:30am, Hopelight Clinic 9-3, Ladies Bible Study 10am, Crescendo Club 1:30pm, Tutoring Center 4-6pm, Yoga Flow 5:30pm

4.24.19 Wednesday: Circuit Training 6:30am, Hopelight Clinic 8-5, Chair Yoga 10am, Crescendo Club 4pm, Healthy Habits 5:45pm, Bible Classes 7pm

4.25.19 Thursday: M.O.R.E. 8:30am, Hopelight Clinic 9-7, Crescendo Club 1:30pm, Tutoring Center 4-6pm, Yoga Flow 5:30pm, Hopelight Recovery 7pm

4.26.19 Friday: Circuit Training 6:30am, Healthy Habits 7am, Hopelight Clinic 8-5, Crescendo Club 4:15pm

4.27.19 Saturday: Dowdy Bridal Shower 10am

4.28.19 Sunday: Bible Classes 9am, Worship 10am, Spanish Class 11am, Spanish Worship 11:50am, LIFE Groups Meet



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