Shiloh Celebrates 150 Years

It is my distinct pleasure to welcome you to the Official Launch of our Sesquicentennial Celebration. We have looked forward to this special year with great anticipation, enthusiasm, and excitement. Starting with the Ribbon Cutting and Worship Service, This will be a year of honoring our past, celebrating today, and charting the course for future generations'....;xNLx;;xNLx;Few could have imagined that a Sunday School started by a small hand of faithful servants would have grown into the religious, cultural, and civic institution that Shiloh is today. For all of these blessings, we rejoice. ;xNLx;;xNLx;;xNLx;The Reverend Dr. Wallace Charles Smith

1863-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's First Pastor

REV. WILLIAM J. WALKER, 1863 - "These brethren, who have been driven from their homes and scattered among strangers, long to be gathered into a church that may worship God unitedly as they formerly did.”--

1863-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's First Building

This building was 10' x 30'.

1867-04-01 00:00:00

Negro School

1868-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's Second Building

1883-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's Third Building

The building was 52' by 99'.

1891-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's Second Pastor

REV. J. ANDERSON TAYLOR, 1890. -- "I cannot feel otherwise but that the Lord directed their efforts, and then the manner in which the members received me when I was up there won my affections."

1907-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's Third Pastor

REV. JOHN MILTON WALDRON, 1912 -- “The early friends of the Negro grasped the true solution, which is that his needs and possibilities are the same as those of the other members of the human family; that he must be educated not only for industrial efficiency and for private gain, but to share in the duties and responsibilities of a free democracy; that he must have equality of rights, for his own sake, for the sake of the human race, and for the perpetuity of free institutions.”

1917-04-01 00:00:00

Silent Mission

Shiloh's hearing impaired congregation was founded in 1917.

1924-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's Fourth Building

1930-04-01 00:00:00

Shiloh's Fourth Pastor

REV. DR. EARL L. HARRISON, 1942 -- “The success of Shiloh cannot be told by counting noses and dollars. Its finest accomplishments have not been written with pen and ink on paper, but rather they have been written in the hearts of the many thousands who have drunk at its ever fresh flowing fountain of Spiritual water, and who have eaten at its ever full table of the Bread of Life."

Shiloh Celebrates 150 Years

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