1961

September 24, 1961

On Sunday, September 24, 1961, thirty-one Christians and their children began meeting for worship services at the John Burroughs School. This marked the beginning of a new congregation of the Lord’s church.
1963

January, 1963

In January, a former theater building was purchased and remodeled. The first worship service in this new facility began on Sunday, June 2, 1963. The congregation became known as the Sullivant Avenue church of Christ.
1968

July, 1968

In July, a young man from Warren, Ohio – Emanuel B. Daugherty – became the first located preacher. He and his family were to stay with the congregation for the next 20 years.
1976

1976

The congregation sold the Sullivant Avenue building and property was purchased on Alkire Road for the construction of a new building.
March, 1977

March, 1977

Ground breaking ceremonies for the new building at Alkire Road were held.
August, 1977

August, 1977

On August 29th, 1977 the first worship service was conducted in the new building with 208 people present.
1981

September, 1981

Elders were appointed for the first time to oversee the work at Alkire Road.
1989

January, 1989

In January, Emanuel Daughtery and his wife left the work at Alkire Road and William Renner began preaching for the congregation.
1993

1993

William Renner left the work at Alkire Road and the current puplit minister – Mark Bass – along with his wife, Joanne, and children, Bonnie and Michael, moved from Metropolis, Illinois to work with the Alkire Road congregation.
1997

October, 1997

On October 5th, 1997 the congregation held a ceremony to burn the mortgage paperwork in celebration of having paid off the cost of the property and the church building.
January, 2001

January, 2001

In January, Trevor Major began work as the associate minister. He and his wife Chris relocated from Montgomery Alabama with their sons Michael and Nicholas.
August, 2001

August, 2001

In August of 2001, a groundbreaking ceremony was conducted for the construction of an addition onto the church building, featuring a much larger fellowship hall and several new classrooms.
2012

February, 2012

In February, Trevor Major leaves Alkire Road to work with the South Auckland Church of Christ in New Zealand.