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Synagogue to replace Christian Science church in Wilmette [Illinois]

September 16, 2011

[TribLocal.com – Wilmette, IL] By John P. Huston

For the first time in more than 16 years, Wilmette’s Congregation Sukkat Shalom will have a home of its own.  In May it purchased the First Church of Christ, Scientist building…

Wilmette’s First Church of Christ, Scientist was started in 1897, and built at the 1001 Central Ave. property in 1905. The current building was erected in 1957, said Alice Challinor, assistant committee on publication for the congregation.  She declined to discuss numbers, but said membership had declined past the point where the church could continue…. Read story»

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