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WHEREAS, the Reno First United Methodist Church was established in October 1868, as the Methodist Episcopal Church; and

WHEREAS, this church is Reno’s oldest congregation celebrating its 150th anniversary; and

WHEREAS, in 1983, the Reno First United Methodist Church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places; and

WHEREAS, the Reno First United Methodist Church is located in the heart of Reno with a community-wide ministry dedicated to supporting the spiritual needs of all those they serve; and

WHEREAS, the Reno First United Methodist Church is celebrating its commitment and involvement with the Northern Nevada community by sharing its 150 years of ministry through a series of devotional, educational, and entertaining services and events throughout the year;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2018 as the

 150th Anniversary of The Reno First United Methodist Church

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson