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First Methodist Church
Deming, New Mexico


Description: Methodist Church
Other Names: La Luz Del Mundo Church
Address: 210 W. Hemlock Street, Deming, Luna County, New Mexico
Type: Religious
Original Client: First Methodist Church
Historic Inventory: none
Date: 1928
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories brick building
Budget/Cost: $20,000

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: red brick
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner: La Luz del Mundo Church
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) Albuquerque Newspaper January 22,1928 state architects
(2) El Paso Herald February 13, 1928 Call for Bids
Remarks: Gust Wemhoner, J.V. Schurtz and Dr. A.M. Ferguson were on the committee in charge of wrecking the old First church building currently on the lot . It was the oldest building in Deming having been erected in 1881 or 1882

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990