Services will begin at the 154-year-old Otter Lake Community Church with its first service of the season on Sunday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m.
All summer visitors are invited to attend this New York State and Nationally Registered Historic house of worship.
During this worship season there will be special music offered throughout the ten-week season. Continue reading
The 153-year-old Otter Lake Community Church will begin celebrating its 93rd season of ministry with its first service of the season on Sunday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m.
All summer visitors are invited to services at this New York State and Nationally Registered Historic house of worship.
During the 10-week season, worship services will be conducted by guest pastors and special music will be offered. Continue reading
The Otter Lake Community Church is celebrating its 90th season of ministry on Sunday, August 28, the anniversary of its first service.
The historic Adirondack Carpenter-Gothic style church, was originally built in Hawkinsville in 1859 by German Lutherans and dedicated in 1861 as St. Trinitus Church.
Thirty years later in 1891, the building was abandoned and stood vacant until the spring of 1921 when Roscoe G. Norton, B. A. Capron and W.C. Schaufler secured the vacant building, then had it disassembled, board by board.
All of the boards were numbered before transporting them to the current site in 1921, where the church was rebuilt, said Carole Gehrig, Trustee and Committee Chair, who is the great granddaughter of W. C. Schaufler.
It was erected on its present site, on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Norton in 1921.
The original seven trustees, under the chairmanship of Mr. Norton, voted to call the property Continue reading