At a special meeting of the members of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond, Ind., May 6, 1911, a building committee was chosen and empowered to purchase a lot and erect a church. This committee on Sept. 28, 1911, purchased a lot sixty-five feet long and fifty feet wide for fifteen hundred dollars. On Oct. 9 the contract was let for a building in bungalow style to cost thirty-four hundred dollars, and the corner-stone was laid Nov. 8. The auditorium seats two hundred and eight people, and the first services were held therein on March 24 at 11 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.—Correspondence.

Work will be begun this week [April I] on the enlargement of the edifice of First Church of Christ, Scientist, on West Center street. The improvement will not only add to the size of the church, but will conform to the growth in that section of the city. It is understood that the general appearance of the building will be changed considerably, but that the same artistic effect will be maintained. During the process of the work the church will hold its services in the Ebell clubhouse on North Garey avenue.

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June 8, 1912

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