First Presbyterian Church
of Sheridan, WY
2121 Colonial Drive
Sheridan, Wyoming 82801
Ph. (307) 672-1717

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History Highlights

1904.  Eight Person Charter First Presbyterian Church of Sheridan
1905.  Dr. M. DeWitt Long
1906.  South Main Street property purchased
1907.  Building started with membership of 125
1908.  Building dedicated May 11 1918.Janellen Williams started Sewing Circle  1923.Dr. Long died
1924.  Rev. Leslie Sweetland
1925.  Dedication of Star on Church tower
1928.  Rev. Sweetland resigned
1929.  Rev. J. Willis Hamblin: Church's 25th Anniversary
1945.  Westminster Hall started; Church's 50 Anniversary 
1955.  Westminster Hall dedicated

1958.  Rev. McClure died
            Rev. Charles H. Washburn installed.
1962.  Building Planning Committee; Dedication of re-built pipe organ.

1965.  Rev Washburn resigned
           Rev. Robert J. Palmer installed.
1966.  Church votes to rebuild
1972.  Unicameral Session established

1973.  Presbyterian and Congregational Churches study union proposal.
1976.  Church votes to rebuild
1977.  South Main property sold, Colony South property purchased.
1978.  Ground broken
1979.  Church dedicated; Church's 75th Anniversary
1982.  Rev. Palmer leaves for mission work in Alaska

            Rev. Curtis Barnett, Interim Pastor
1983.  Rev. Barnett terminates interim pastorate
            Rev. Ted L. Tromble installed March 18
1987.  Building debt retired - mortgage burned  1990.Spiritual Renewal Emphasis
1995.  Building of New Wing began
1996.  Rev. Tromble accepted call for church in Wisconsin
1997.  Rev. Glen Dimmitt, Interim Pastor
           Rev. Glen Dimmitt terminates interim pastorate due to illness
           Rev. Aaron Carland, Interim Pastor
1998.  Rev Aaron Carland terminates interim pastorate
            Rev. Doug Melius installed August 1
1999.  Mortgage for church wing paid - mortgage burned.
            LOGOS program initiated
           Stained glass windows renovation project completed.

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