First Christian Church

  • Demonination: Disciples of Christ
  • Pastor: C. Melvin McKay
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • County: Lake
  • City: Leesburg
  • Date: 1920

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First Christian Church

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FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1920--. Main and Lee Street, Leesburg, Lake County.

Constituted August, 1920, and services, in The Woman’s Club Auditorium until February, 1921, then in the Presbyterian Church (see entry ) until present, rectangular, stucco building erected February 22, 1925, dedicated April, 1926.

First settled pastor, Rev. Claude M. Stutts, February, 1925-October, 1929. Education unknown. Present pastor, Rev. C. Melvin McKay, 1940--, 214 North 12th Street, Leesburg; Johnson Bible College, Kimberlin Heights, Tennessee. See, “Historical Sketch,” custody of Mrs. Cordia Swaverly, 1012 Line Street, Leesburg. Also dedication article, “The First Christian Church,” published in the Leesburg Commercial, custody of publisher.