Indianola Presbyterian Church will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its building at 1970 Waldeck Ave. later this month.

Indianola Presbyterian Church will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its building at 1970 Waldeck Ave. later this month.

The church was designed by well-known local architect Charles L. Inscho and dedicated Sept. 17, 1916, according to an announcement.

Upcoming events related to the celebration include:

Sept. 17:

* 12:45 p.m., celebrants gather on the church lawn to re-enact the procession of the 1916 parade by church members to their new building.

* 2 p.m., organ demonstration by organist Orlay Alonso of the 50-year-old pipe organ built by Robert Noehren especially for the space.

* 2:30 p.m., choir and bell choir concert showcasing the sanctuary's acoustics.

* 3 p.m., open house allowing visitors to admire the architecture and the details of the beautiful Von Geuchten Art Glass Co. stained-glass windows. Family activities for all ages will be available. Vintage snacks will be prepared from recipes from the 1912 church cookbooks.

Sept. 18:

* 9 a.m., Centennial Sunday School stepping back in time revisiting 1916 materials.

* 10:30 a.m., worship service with hymns that were used in the early congregational hymnody.

* Noon, luncheon program following worship service. The guest speaker will be Ed Lentz, executive director of the Columbus Landmarks Foundation. He will discuss the Rev. Dr. William Oxley Thompson, a past president of Ohio State University and former moderator of the Presbyterian Church who was instrumental in the founding of Indianola Presbyterian Church. For reservations, call 614-294-3796 or email kate@indianolapres.org.

* 3 p.m., open house and children's activities.