(Hover over each image for more information)
April 3 & May 8, 1859
The First Universalist Church of New Madison was organized under the direction of Reverend Henry Gifford.
Original 40 x 60 foot church completed.
The Reverend Thomas Sandor Guthrie D.D. delivered the first sermon.
New Church Construction Completed
August 11, 1901
Reverend Sarah Stoner dedicates the cornerstone.
December 29, 1901
Reverend J.S. Cantwell D.D. gave the dedication sermon for the completed church.
Mary Goodyear and others from the women's Universalist group maintained the movement by meeting in homes and raising money to pay the insurance and other necessities.
Church Closed due to Great Depression
The church reopens but services were held at the school house under Reverends Evans and Gentile
The chalice logo is adopted as a symbol of the church
Church Reopens and Renovations Begin
Handicap Ramp and Lighted Outdoor Sign Board Added
Lawn area southeast of the church converted into a parking lot and Paul Britner becomes minister of the church