Granville Gaylord Bennett

Saint Paul's ChurchHistory

by Rose Nightingale In 1918, Granville Gaylord Bennett, our seventh Rector, was a save, erudite preacher and a fine executive. He had served parishes in Montana. In the midst of post-war reconstruction he increased church membership. The work of the male choir gained citywide recognition. One of Bennett’s first actions was to discontinue pew rentals where parishioners paid from $1.00 to $22.50 per month for reserved seating. He argued that Saint Paul’s was a free … Read More

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