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Our Community

A bit of local history


Ephraim Quinby founded Warren in 1798, on 441 acres (1.78 km2) of land that he purchased from the Connecticut Land Company, as part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. Quinby named the town for the town's surveyor, Moses Warren. The town became the Trumbull County seat in 1801.  In 1833, Warren contained county buildings, two printing offices, a bank, five mercantile stores, and about 600 inhabitants.  

During the latter decades of the nineteenth century and throughout the twentieth century, Warren remained an important trading and manufacturing center. By 1888, four railroads connected the community with other parts of Ohio. In that same year, there were five newspaper offices, seven churches, three banks and numerous manufacturing firms in Warren. The businesses manufactured a wide variety of products including linseed oil, furniture, barrel staves, wool fabric, blinds, incandescent bulbs, automobiles and carriages.

Warren was the first town in the U.S. that got an electric street illumination and continued to grow in the twentieth century. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, steel production was a major industry in the county because of large deposits of coal and iron ore in surrounding counties. In recent years, many Warren residents have worked in local service and retail sales businesses. In 2000, Warren was Trumbull County's most populated community, with 46,832 residents. Many examples of late 19th and early 20th century architectural styles still stand in downtown Warren, including the Trumbull County Courthouse, which contains one of the largest courtrooms in the state of Ohio and the Trumbull County Carnegie Law Library in addition to office buildings, banks, stores, and homes surrounding the Courthouse Square area.

Our Church, Warren First Church of the Nazarene, was begun in the early part of the 20th century.  From a wooden tabernacle building to a sturdy brick building all built mainly by the members of the congregation, the congregation worshipped for years just east of the downtown Warren area on the corner of Buckeye and Mulberry Streets.  We moved to our present location at 4179 Parkman Rd. NW in 1980.  Click here for a map and directions to Warren First Church.

 

 

 

 


 

Sep 19

Men's Basketball - 6:30 PM Fellowship Hall

Tuesday, 6:30 PM

Men's Basketball - 6:30 PM Fellowship Hall
Time: Tuesday, 6:30 PM
Location: Church gymnasium (fellowship hall)
  Men's Basketball...full of active, enthusiastic, basketball. Good sport, good fun.
Sep 20

Celebrate Recovery -6PM

Wednesday, 6:00 PM

Celebrate Recovery -6PM
Time: Wednesday, 6:00 PM
Location: Warren 1st Church of the Nazarene - 4179 Parkman Rd., NW Warren OH 44481
  This is a support group that will meet on Wednesday nights. Kick off date is May 6, 2015. Contact Jimmy Davis for information on the group, #330-984-9957 or www.celebraterecovery.com
Sep 20

Church Prayer Meeting - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, 7:00 PM

Church Prayer Meeting - 7:00 PM
Time: Wednesday, 7:00 PM
Location: Warren First Church of the Nazarene - 4971 Parkman Rd. NW Southington OH 44470
  Wednesday prayer meeting for the entire church. Meets in the Fidelity classroom.
Sep 23

Men's Prayer Group - 8:00 AM

Saturday, 8:00 AM

Men's Prayer Group - 8:00 AM
Time: Saturday, 8:00 AM
Location: Warren First Church of the Nazarene
  Men's prayer group meets each Saturday at the Church. Meetings are held in the Sonshine classroom.
Sep 24

Sunday School - 9:30 AM

Sunday, 9:30 AM

Sunday School - 9:30 AM
Time: Sunday, 9:30 AM
  Sunday School classes for Adults, Children, and Youth. Bible studies. Interesting topics. You are welcome!
Sep 24

Family Sunday-9:30am

Sunday, 9:30 AM

Family Sunday-9:30am
Time: Sunday, 9:30 AM
Location: Warren 1st Church of the Nazarene/Gym
  Join in Family Sunday School at 9:30am in the Gym. The children will be in the morning worship service at 10:40am.

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