History of Santa Cruz Community Chruch
The First Baptist Church of Santa Cruz, California.
The First Baptist Church was organized October 24, with the Rev. C. N. West as Pastor.
The first church building was erected at Locust and Mission streets in Santa Cruz.
The much celebrated "Move down the Hill" was accomplished. The church building was physically moved down the hill to Walnut and Center and remained there until demolition in 1965.
Major renovation of the church building was accomplished.
New property on Roxas Street in Santa Cruz was dedicated and a building program started.
The new Fellowship Hall was dedicated.
The new Education Building was dedicated.
The downtown buildings were demolished in January
The first service in the new Sanctuary was on May 7th, and the Sanctuary was dedicated on June 11th.
The One Hundred Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration of the church was on October 23rd.
We Celebrated the One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the church.