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File #: 21-3256    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/13/2021 Final action: 5/13/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING EDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH'S 125TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY WHEREAS, Edgewater Presbyterian Church ("the Church") was founded on June 9, 1896, and originally served a large Scottish and Welsh immigrant community; and WHEREAS, the Church serves a congregation, community and neighborhood with spiritual and physical resources; and, WHEREAS, as a congregation, they live with the following core values: worship, diversity, dedication, shining light, and discipleship; and, WHEREAS, a prominent architectural fixture in the Bryn Mawr Historic District, Edgewater Presbyterian Church calls what was originally built to be the church's "New Community House" its home; and, WHEREAS, planned in 1936, the Church stands on the corner of Bryn Mawr and Kenmore Avenues and was built in the French Romaneque style with carving of biblical figures above the south door and family scenes above the west door by American sculptor Emil Zettler; and, WHEREAS, J. MacMeans and his wife...
Sponsors: BRIDGET GAINER

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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

HONORING EDGEWATER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH’S 125TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

 

WHEREAS, Edgewater Presbyterian Church (“the Church”) was founded on June 9, 1896, and originally served a large Scottish and Welsh immigrant community; and

 

WHEREAS, the Church serves a congregation, community and neighborhood with spiritual and physical resources; and,

 

WHEREAS, as a congregation, they live with the following core values: worship, diversity, dedication, shining light, and discipleship; and,

 

WHEREAS, a prominent architectural fixture in the Bryn Mawr Historic District, Edgewater Presbyterian Church calls what was originally built to be the church’s “New Community House” its home; and,

 

WHEREAS, planned in 1936, the Church stands on the corner of Bryn Mawr and Kenmore Avenues and was built in the French Romaneque style with carving of biblical figures above the south door and family scenes above the west door by American sculptor Emil Zettler; and,

 

WHEREAS, J. MacMeans and his wife hosted a gathering of Edgewater residents at their 2975 Kenmore Avenue home on April 17, 1896. They concluded that Edgewater was in need of a church for its growing community; and,

 

WHEREAS, this month the Edgewater Presbyterian Church celebrates its 125th year anniversary.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Cook County Board of Commissioners and residents of Cook County honor Edgewater Presbyterian Church’s 125th Year Anniversary.

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