A history of the Grand Coulee Community Church


Last updated 9/23/2020 at 8:34am

Men from the local church pose after putting up a new sign Saturday that marks, with its original, independent name, the church that at one time served worshipers from as many as 23 different denominations. From left are Steve Carlson, Lee Hemmer, Don Kurth, Richard Rice and Dave Peter. The new sign was designed and built by Kimberly Gormley, of Waterville. - Scott Hunter photo

In 1933, people of all denominations were flocking to the area and it was soon realized that the people, especially the children, needed Christian guidance. A worship center was set up in the school in 1933, but the people knew a church building would soon be needed.

The Washington Council of Churches was notified, and a collection taken from several Council of Churches denominations who thoug...

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