About Us: Highland Park Church Trivia Quiz:
Where can you find the word "Colportage" displayed in our
Where is the dried bat located?
Where is the first aid kit located?
Where is the ramp stored?
Where do we store boxes of Styrofoam cups?
How many telephones, not including cordless, do we have in our building,
and where are they located?
How many levels do our church facilities have (not including landings on
stairwells, but including rooms or areas that are at least one step up)?
Highland Park Church was incorporated on January 2 of what year?
In what year was the sanctuary built?
In what year was the parsonage purchased? (Clue: That was the same year
Pastor Ed was born.)
Pastor Ed officially became pastor of HPC in December of what year?
Ken Miller served here for over four years and immediately preceded
Pastor Ed. But Ken and family had served in missions for years. What
family replaced him on the field? (Clue: We still support them.)
Who was the founding Pastor of HPC? (Note: He served here nearly 30
Highland Park Church split from which mainline church?
What missionaries did HPC send forth in 1956?
What two missionary families did HPC commission and send off in the
What family (within the last 5 or 6 years) spent a good year in
What family (within the last 5 or 6 years) spent several years in
What family (within the last 6 or 7 years) spent several years in
What prominent HPC member was the pastor of Burk St. Bible Church?
Where can we see photos of our three pastors and their wives displayed?
What is the name of the family who owned the old mansion part of our
In what year was the old mansion part built?
Where are the remnants of a "dumb waiter" visible? (Note:
You've passed it many times.)
Who cut a passageway from the balcony side room into the steeple tower so
we could understand our longstanding leak?
Which former HPC member now pastors a church in Illinois?
What structure did the garage replace?
Why was the church named "Highland Park" when it is closer to
Who was our church's first paid secretary?
What major outreach did we sponsor in 1995 using the "downtown
Who hosted the fall cookout on their grounds for over 40 years? (Note:
The Vance cookout has since replaced this one.)
Where is the baptistry located?
Where can one find an outside door, used by the iceman to put ice in the
Conradt Mansion icebox?
Bill Patzold hung the drop ceiling on the basement stage. Who hung
all the other drop ceilings in the church?
When Pastor Ed has a question about anybody from our church's past, who
does he consider his most reliable source of information?
Who taught the teen Sunday School class for about 25 years?
Where is the church safe located?
Who was the church financial secretary before Katie Daniels?
What part of the older portion of our building (the Conradt mansion) was
built as a ballroom?
How many water fountains are there in the buildings and where are they
Who was our church's first church librarian?
Where are the old speakers for the organ located?
Which active HPC member played the organ for us for years? And who
usually accompanied this organist on piano for years (now with the Lord)?
Who originally proposed that we extend our church platform (stage) out to
where it now is?
Who roughly designed the way we actually did it?
Who originally started Awana at HPC?
What year did our church celebrate its 50th anniversary?
Who is our church custodian, and, within three years, how long has he
What was the name of the man who served as church custodian for many
years. He had a finger missing and was often heard to ask, "Who broke
the lock on the hen house door?" (Note: he went to be with the Lord
Who organizes our church showers?
Who is currently doing the decorating of our auditorium, etc., for the
What three prominent sisters who are members of HPC had the maiden name
of Parsons? What two sisters had the maiden name of Ulsh?
When we painted our auditorium in 1995, which two men tackled the highest
area above and below the round stained glass window?
What color was the auditorium before we painted it off-white? What
color was the rug?
What year was it: we got our pews padded and new hymnals, hot off
Who is our only living "original elder" from our church board
when our church first started?
Who designed and sewed the banners in our auditorium?
Who organized and oversaw, "Living Scenes of Easter," our
Easter drama in 1990 and 1991?
Who oversees our nursery workers?
What teen leader/director served twice, with about eight years in
Who first introduced Ken and Raye Jean Swinehart to HPC?
What three women oversaw the remodeling of Pastor Ed's office?
Who sewed the cushions for the window seats in the parlor?
Who sewed the curtain valences in the parlor?
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