WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and events; and
WHEREAS today, we come together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Trinity Presbyterian Church; and
WHEREAS in May 1957, the first worship service for Trinity Presbyterian Church was held for ninety-five adults and forty-five children at the Erlton School; and
WHEREAS today, Trinity Presbyterian Church resides prominently at 499 Route 70 in Cherry Hill and welcomes close to 800 members, while serving thousands more in the community through outreach, mission and educational programs; and
WHEREAS Trinity is a vibrant community of faith, built on a remarkable sixty-year foundation of service; and
WHEREAS the wide range of ways in which Trinity has served all ages of our community and beyond are commendable; and
WHEREAS in the spirit of togetherness, diversity and openness, Trinity welcomes all “to find your place at our place” and grow in friendship and faith using this anniversary year to remind everyone of the importance of its past, while directing a vision to the promise of a bright future for all.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby proclaim Sunday, October 8, 2017, to be
Trinity Presbyterian 60th Anniversary Celebration Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill, in commemoration of the Church’s 60th anniversary, and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in thanking the Church’s founders for giving our community a place that is welcoming to all people, and whose focus is on bringing spreading hope, dignity, and powerful values that help make the Cherry Hill community, and our world, a better place to live.