Historically Speaking

Architecture Church History

Paxton Builds an Education Wing

After World War II, when our service men and women returned home, the “Baby Boom” went into full swing. Housing...
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Architecture Church History

CHANGES TO OUR CHURCH SANCTUARY BUILDING 1931- 1950

Paxton’s original log church was built in the 1720’s or 1730’s. In 1931, while the renovation of our sanctuary was...
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Architecture Church History

CHANGES TO OUR CHURCH SANCTUARY BUILDING 1929-1931

In April 1929 there is a mention in the Session Book that “…we are looking forward to making needed repairs...
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Architecture Church History

CHANGES TO OUR CHURCH SANCTUARY BUILDING 1900 – 1923

In our previous post, we traced the changes to our church’s structure from 1856 until 1899.  As we think of...
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Architecture Church History

CHANGES TO OUR CHURCH SANCTUARY BUILDING 1856-1899

In our previous post, we traced the changes to our church’s structure from 1740 until 1855.  With Paxton’s mission being...
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Sermon

The Birds, the Flowers and the Mist

James 4:13-17/ Matthew 6:25-34 August 26, 2018/ Paxton John Green I Are you living a balanced life? Is your life,...
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Architecture Church History

CHANGES TO OUR CHURCH SANCTUARY BUILDING 1740 – 1855

We cherish Paxton as a historical church but we know that its most important mission has always been to be...
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Church History

MUSIC IN THE EARLY YEARS

The congregation of Reverend John Elder would have sung the Psalms of David; and they would have been led in...
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Church History Historical Artifacts

Our World War I Service Flag

This past April, the United States has been remembering the one-hundredth anniversary of our involvement in World War I.  While...
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Church History Communion Historical Artifacts

The Old Communion Service

How often have you passed the case containing Paxton’s historic communion set in the archives hallway outside the west sanctuary...
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Church History

Historically Speaking – Q&A

The Historical Committee of Paxton Presbyterian Church plans to publish a series of short articles that will trace the history...
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