At an October 1954 meeting in the Haslett elementary school, the Congregational Christian Church was selected as the denomination with which Haslett Community Church would be affiliated. and thus our church was chartered on April 24, 1955 by the Central Association of Michigan Congregational Christian Churches.
Haslett Community Church continued holding services above the Township Hall, but as attendance grew, a building committee was appointed on December 9, 1954, to plan for the church’s own building. Building plans progressed rapidly, and on January 21, 1955, a church building site was selected and purchased for $3,500. Those involved in the early days of the Haslett Community Church were united in their purpose and included persons with many vocations – plumbers, electricians, painters,...
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...9, 1997, Rev. Miles preached his last sermon at HCC. Since our newly selected minister, Rev. Kurt A. Kirchoff, was not scheduled to arrive until mid August, Romi Chaffee - long-time HCC member and ordained UCC minister, provided pastoral care and Sunday sermons for this interim six-week period. Finally the Kirchoff family arrived, and Rev. Kirchoff preached his first sermon at our church on August 17, 1997.
Interestingly, Haslett Community Church has produced more ordained ministers from its congregation (six) than the number of permanent ministers (three) who have served our church. Those who have been ordained from the church in order of their ordination include, Lorraine Tuenge, Abby Wilson, Romi Chaffee, Beth Grimshaw, Kyle Carnes, and Erin Heisler who now serves as our Minister for Youth and Children’s Programs, having been called to HCC in September 2009.
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