History

1862 to 1887

1862

1863

1865

1886

1887

Formation of Chrisitan Church congregation in Hillsboro

 

Katherine Towner, the first baptized member into the church. 

 

First mention of a minister, Brethren Calvin Adams, with many able pioneers/visiting preachers.

The invention of the first automobile

 

First church building located at Third & Baseline

1888 to 1935

1890

1898

1901

1912

1919

1923

1927

1934

Invention of movies

 

Spanish-American War

 

Invention of the Radio

 

Church remodel, adding a basement

 

Treaty of Versailles

 

Church members retire a crippling mortgage obligation, reorganizing the name Central Christian Church

Invention of the television

 

Great Depression-era and the New Deal

1936 to 1952

1937

1939

1949

1950

1951

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the church, milestone labeled "The Church with a Family Spirit"

 

World War II

Church purchased 4 lots at 6th & Edison Street

Church supports a missionary to Belgian Congo under the name of School of Missions

Canning over 700 jars of food heading to the mission field

1939 to 1964

1953

1959

1962

1963

1964

Groundbreaking under the name The Christian Church of Hillsboro, Oregon

 

CCH no longer allowed to support the Bible in the Public School Progam 

 

Cuban missile crisis

 

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy

 

Completion of the new sanctuary

1965 to 1999

1969

1973

1974

1985

1989

1991

1999

First man on the moon

 

End of Vietnam War

 

Sale of the parsonage

 

Upgrades to the parking, sound system and oil furnace

 

End of Apartheid, South African racial segregation

 

End of the Gulf War

 

Purchase of the church bus

2000 to Present

Sunday Service Times

 

Sunday School 9:30 am

Worship & Teaching 10:45 am

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