Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo
N 32° 21.793 W 086° 19.539
16S E 563444 N 3580896
Quick Description: Marker describes the history of the socially active neighborhood church, on Mill Street, in West Montgomery.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2014 6:06:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMJVK1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 2

Long Description:
Marker text:

Organized in 1967 as the Second Colored Baptist Church, congregation later changed named to Bethel Missionary Baptist. First building in 1908. Rev. E.W. Pickett then conducted services in "Love and Charity Hall" until second structure built in 1912 in same neighborhood but different site. In 1943, church remodeled under leadership of Rev. H.H. Hubbard. During the ministry of Rev. Edward Martin, the members, having outgrown the old building, built present edifice. Congregation has taken active role in social ministry, contributing to the well-being of the community. Cornerstone reflects its philosophy: "Home of Amazing Grace and Headquarters of the Holy Ghost."
Marker Name: Bethel Missionary Baptist Church

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 2000

Marker Number: Not Listed

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