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1 Welcome To Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church July 25, 2010

2 1961 – 1970 Church Facts 1961- Rev. Paul Duncan left the church to serve a Church in New Lexington, Ohio 1961- Rev. Paul Duncan left the church to serve a Church in New Lexington, Ohio 1962- Rev. Forrest Grimm was installed as minister. His yearly salary was set at $6000. 1962- Rev. Forrest Grimm was installed as minister. His yearly salary was set at $6000. 1964- Minnie Foster was elected by a vote of the congregation to serve as church treasurer. 1964- Minnie Foster was elected by a vote of the congregation to serve as church treasurer. 1968- Rev. Melvin Pederson begins his pastorate. 1968- Rev. Melvin Pederson begins his pastorate.

3 1961 – 1970 Misc. Facts Average yearly income was $4,700. Average yearly income was $4,700. Minimum wage was $1.00 Minimum wage was $1.00 1961- Johnson and Johnson introduces Tylenol 1961- Johnson and Johnson introduces Tylenol 1962- The United States Supreme Court rules that officially-sponsored prayer in public schools is unconstitutional. 1962- The United States Supreme Court rules that officially-sponsored prayer in public schools is unconstitutional. 1963- The cost of a stamp was 5 cents. 1963- The cost of a stamp was 5 cents. 1963- President Kennedy is assassinated. 1963- President Kennedy is assassinated. 1969- On December 1st the Selective Service conducts the first draft lottery since 1942, affecting 800,000 males born between 1944 and 1950 1969- On December 1st the Selective Service conducts the first draft lottery since 1942, affecting 800,000 males born between 1944 and 1950

4 40-49 Year Members Linda Purdin- 40 Years Linda Purdin- 40 Years Dan Raines- 41 Years Dan Raines- 41 Years Colleen Shoemaker- 41 Years Colleen Shoemaker- 41 Years Jane Leonard- 41 Years Jane Leonard- 41 Years Larry McIntire- 42 Years Larry McIntire- 42 Years Gary Kimberly- 42 Years Gary Kimberly- 42 Years Lucinda Raines- 45 Years Lucinda Raines- 45 Years June Tumbleson- 46 Years June Tumbleson- 46 Years Dan Downs- 47 Years Dan Downs- 47 Years Betty Beam- 47 Years Betty Beam- 47 Years Rick Fulton- 47 Years Rick Fulton- 47 Years Brenda Shupert- 49 Years Brenda Shupert- 49 Years Nancy Atkinson- 49 Years Nancy Atkinson- 49 Years

5 1951 – 1960 Church Facts Rev. Russell Lester was the minister in 1951 Rev. Russell Lester was the minister in 1951 A joint Easter Service was held with the Methodist Church in Cherry Fork on March 25, 1951. A joint Easter Service was held with the Methodist Church in Cherry Fork on March 25, 1951. Sunday School Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in 1952 were Homer Eldridge and Keith Baldridge. Orlie Kirker Served as Treasurer. Sunday School Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in 1952 were Homer Eldridge and Keith Baldridge. Orlie Kirker Served as Treasurer.

6 1951 – 1960 Misc. Facts The Average home cost was $14,000. The Average home cost was $14,000. The Average yearly income was $3, 215. The Average yearly income was $3, 215. Gas was 20 cents a gallon. Gas was 20 cents a gallon. McDonald’s was founded. McDonald’s was founded. 1955- Polio Vaccine was created. 1955- Polio Vaccine was created. 1959- Alaska and Hawaii become the 49 th and 50 th states in the union. 1959- Alaska and Hawaii become the 49 th and 50 th states in the union.

7 50 – 59 Year Members David Purdin- 50 Years David Purdin- 50 Years Minnie Foster- 55 Years Minnie Foster- 55 Years Jean Eldridge- 55 Years Jean Eldridge- 55 Years Sarah Kay Blythe- 56 Years Sarah Kay Blythe- 56 Years Orlie Kirker- 59 Years Orlie Kirker- 59 Years

8 1941 – 1950 Church Facts Rev. Willis Crafts was the minister in 1941 and 1942. Rev. Duffey became stated supply on January 1, 1943. Rev. Willis Crafts was the minister in 1941 and 1942. Rev. Duffey became stated supply on January 1, 1943. Church members pledged, and were sent letters by the Clerk of Session if pledges were not fulfilled. Church members pledged, and were sent letters by the Clerk of Session if pledges were not fulfilled. The July 20, 1941 Session Minutes state that the Session granted the minister a “liberal vacation” whenever he chooses to take one. The July 20, 1941 Session Minutes state that the Session granted the minister a “liberal vacation” whenever he chooses to take one.

9 1941 – 1950 Church Facts Continued Rev. Lee Page was installed as Stated Supply in October of 1948. At the June 19, 1949 Session meeting, Rev. Page was asked by Session to resign, however, he refused to do so until his contract expired. Rev. Lee Page was installed as Stated Supply in October of 1948. At the June 19, 1949 Session meeting, Rev. Page was asked by Session to resign, however, he refused to do so until his contract expired. Rev. Russell Lester was hired to serve both Seaman and Cherry Fork Presbyterian Churches in March 1950 with an annual salary of $2800. Mr. Lester chose to live in the parsonage owned by the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church, as opposed to the one in Seaman. Rev. Russell Lester was hired to serve both Seaman and Cherry Fork Presbyterian Churches in March 1950 with an annual salary of $2800. Mr. Lester chose to live in the parsonage owned by the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church, as opposed to the one in Seaman.

10 1941 – 1950 Misc. Facts Average yearly income was $1,299. Average yearly income was $1,299. 55% of Americans had indoor plumbing. 55% of Americans had indoor plumbing. The U.S. Supreme Court gives blacks the right to vote. The U.S. Supreme Court gives blacks the right to vote. World War II Changes the order of world power, the U.S. becomes a world super-power. World War II Changes the order of world power, the U.S. becomes a world super-power. 1945- FDR, the longest serving American President in history, dies. 1945- FDR, the longest serving American President in history, dies.

11 60 – 69 Year Members Ruth Ellen Fulton- 61 Years Ruth Ellen Fulton- 61 Years Dorothy McIntire- 63 Years Dorothy McIntire- 63 Years Jacqueline DeAtley- 64 Years Jacqueline DeAtley- 64 Years Dixie Baldridge- 64 Years Dixie Baldridge- 64 Years Keith Baldridge- 65 Years Keith Baldridge- 65 Years

12 1931 – 1940 Church Facts In September of 1933, the Session voted to sell a $500 savings bond, left to the church in the will of the late Robert Armstrong. In September of 1933, the Session voted to sell a $500 savings bond, left to the church in the will of the late Robert Armstrong. A Music Committee was appointed in 1933. The Committee members would take turns serving as the church pianist. A Music Committee was appointed in 1933. The Committee members would take turns serving as the church pianist. Rev. R.L. Warnock was installed as pastor on December 15, 1937. Shortly thereafter, the Rev. became ill and died on March 2, 1938. Rev. R.L. Warnock was installed as pastor on December 15, 1937. Shortly thereafter, the Rev. became ill and died on March 2, 1938. The Week of January 15, 1939 was declared a “Week of Prayer” by the Church Session, with the following week being slated for revival. The Week of January 15, 1939 was declared a “Week of Prayer” by the Church Session, with the following week being slated for revival.

13 1931 – 1940 Church Facts Continued The Session adopted a resolution stating that “We the United Presbyterian Church of Cherry Fork are opposed to vast sums of money being used to defend our religion and are asking that congress do all in their power to promote peace.” The Clerk of Session was asked to mail this resolution to the Congressman. The Session adopted a resolution stating that “We the United Presbyterian Church of Cherry Fork are opposed to vast sums of money being used to defend our religion and are asking that congress do all in their power to promote peace.” The Clerk of Session was asked to mail this resolution to the Congressman.

14 1931 – 1940 Misc. Facts The Unemployment Rate in the U.S. was nearly 25%, however, in the state of Ohio (the nation’s hardest hit) the unemployment rate reached nearly 80%. The Unemployment Rate in the U.S. was nearly 25%, however, in the state of Ohio (the nation’s hardest hit) the unemployment rate reached nearly 80%. "The Star Spangled Banner" becomes the national anthem. "The Star Spangled Banner" becomes the national anthem. The life expectancy of males was 58 years of age, females 62 years of age. The life expectancy of males was 58 years of age, females 62 years of age. 1935- The Social Security Act is passed to ensure income for the elderly. 1935- The Social Security Act is passed to ensure income for the elderly.

15 Mary Elizabeth Kirker 70 Year Member of the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church

16 Pauline Mathias 70 Year Member of the Eckmansville and Cherry Fork Presbyterian Churches Cherry Fork Presbyterian Churches

17 Homer Eldridge Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church’s Longest Serving Member 76 Year Member of the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church

18 Minnie Foster The Oldest Living Member of the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church

19 Thank you all for your many years of service… God Bless!


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