Parkland Press

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
PRESS PHOTO courtesy phoebe ministriesThis photograph shows patrons and residents entering the Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks Home in 1930. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PRESS PHOTO courtesy phoebe ministriesThis photograph shows patrons and residents entering the Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks Home in 1930. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Phoebe Ministries, Allentown, celebrated its 115th anniversary Aug. 22 on the grounds of the Turner Street complex. Mary Kay McMahan portrays an early deaconess.PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Phoebe Ministries, Allentown, celebrated its 115th anniversary Aug. 22 on the grounds of the Turner Street complex. Mary Kay McMahan portrays an early deaconess.PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Scott Brooks-Cope, director of pastoral services at Phoebe Ministries, shared the history of Phoebe Home with guests and residents attending the celebration. The land was donated in 1903 by the Griesemer family. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Scott Brooks-Cope, director of pastoral services at Phoebe Ministries, shared the history of Phoebe Home with guests and residents attending the celebration. The land was donated in 1903 by the Griesemer family. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Descendants of the Griesemer family were on hand to celebrate the 115th anniversary of Phoebe Ministries. Descendants included Ruth Griesemer Search, Orrien Griesemer, Scott Brooks-Cope, master of ceremonies, David Schell and Scott Stevenson, president, Phoebe Services. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Descendants of the Griesemer family were on hand to celebrate the 115th anniversary of Phoebe Ministries. Descendants included Ruth Griesemer Search, Orrien Griesemer, Scott Brooks-Cope, master of ceremonies, David Schell and Scott Stevenson, president, Phoebe Services. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Miriam (Knauss) Perkinson shows a certificate of appreciation for her family’s contribution to Phoebe history. Her great-aunt, Emma Hauser, was the third housemother and superintendent of Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks Home. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography Miriam (Knauss) Perkinson shows a certificate of appreciation for her family’s contribution to Phoebe history. Her great-aunt, Emma Hauser, was the third housemother and superintendent of Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks Home. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
An 2018 replica of the 1930 photograph of the Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks Home. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography An 2018 replica of the 1930 photograph of the Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks Home. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Phoebe celebrates 115th anniversary

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Local News