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First Presbyterian Church, Neenah, Wisconsin, 1848-1998; 150 years of mission and ministry
(1999)

[History of the First Presbyterian Church, Neenah, Wisconsin],   pp. 8-73


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The Friends Class has been meeting for many 
years. The group gathers monthly for study, 
fellowship, and a meal. Enjoying their dinner in 
the library in June, 1993 are Harriet Book, 
Marge Jensen, and Bernice Hamlyn. 
     The Annual Intergenerational 
            Dinner gives the Senior 
Presbyterian Youth (SPY) a chance 
    to get to know some of the older 
members. Amy Tessier pours coffee 
          for Gladys Robertson and 
        Florence Sorenson in 1993. 
A traditional highlight of the Christmas season is the Advent brunch which
fills 
Fellowship Hall as it did in the late I 980s (above). Preparing for the annual
event 
always involves a lot of teamwork. The 1994 team included Bob and Susan 
Merriam and "Red" Watkins (top photo, left) and Brian Willis and
his mom, 
Shirley (bottom photo). 
      Neenah Development Corpora- 
      tion organized. 
1990: The Rev. Lisa A.Miller is called 
      as associate pastor; serves until 
      1996. 
      New Revised Standard Version 
      of Bible is published. 
      American composers Aaron 
      Copland and Leonard Bernstein 
      die. 
      Iraq invades Kuwait; military 
      forces from U.S. and allies send 
      troops to liberate Kuwait. 
      Berlin Wall comes down: East 
      and West Berlin is reunited. 
      Lech Walesa is elected 
      president of Poland. 
      Warsaw Pact is disbanded. 
      Mt. Pinatubo volcano in 
      Phillipines erupts. 
1993: Twin office towers are erected 
     on E. Wisconsin Ave. in 
     downtown Neenah. 
     City of Neenah builds new 
     police station. 
     "Playing in the Rain" sculpture! 
     fountain is dedicated in 
     Neenah's Riverside Park. 
     Church initiates Youth Alive!, 
     an after-school program for 
     elementary school children. 
     Program includes fellowship, 
     music, and an evening meal. 
1994: University of Wisconsin Badger 
     football team wins Rose Bowl. 


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