Our theme verse: I Kings 9:3

“I have consecrated this house, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. my eyes and my heart will always be there.”

Memories of the Chapel

Chapel’s Past, Present, and Future

“I have consecrated this house, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there.” ~1 Kings 9:3 Liberty’s Chapel is filled with memories of those coming to worship our Lord, with hands joined in prayer, tears shed at both weddings and funerals, bread broken, and […]

History of the Chapel

Liberty Presbyterian Church was founded in 1810 by three families: the Cellars, the McKinnies, and the Monroes. Like many of the pioneering families in Delaware County, they came from the east in search of land, liberty and religious freedom. Thomas Cellar was born in 1740 in Maryland and served in the Revolutionary War. In the […]

Fun Chapel Facts

The front doors of the Chapel are the original doors installed when the church was built. In 1902, the Bell Tower was constructed, and the doors moved to the entrance where they are now. When the Chapel was being restored by Bill Porterfield and Andy Little, the two windows on each end were discovered. They […]

Tracey Scott

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Chapel Memories of the Chapel from: Tracey Scott, longtime Liberty member and elder The Chapel was much bigger in the 80’s than it is now. We entered each week up the steps and through the “narthex” where we gathered before and after services. There were no offices in that area […]

Barbara Taylor and Lisa Little

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Chapel An especially fun memory of the Chapel from: Longtime Liberty Member Barbara Taylor and former member Lisa Little We had the Active Christian Thespians, a drama group that was organized to give a three-minute skit once a month. The skits were for the most part written by Pam Rush, […]

Longtime Liberty Member

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Chapel Memory of the Chapel from a longtime Liberty Member The orientation faced east, instead of south as it does now, and the 12-Step Room was not a separate room but part of the sanctuary. The windows on the east side were covered and not revealed until the barn was […]