Bethlehem Baptist Church

  • Demonination: Baptist
  • Pastor: D.G. Graham
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Duval
  • City: Jacksonville
  • Date: 1922

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Bethlehem Baptist Church

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BETHELEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH, 1922--. (New Zion, 1922-1925, white Tabernacle, 1925-1938), 1757 Madison St., Jacksonville, Duval County.

Constituted February, 1922. Services in a residence, 4th St. near Illinois St., until 1924, then building erected, Jefferson St., 1924, sold property 1924, then 1740 Madison St., until present, gray, rectangular, 2 story, concrete block structure erected and dedicated 1927, first services in basement, October. Present membership ____. Active organizations, Sunday School, Baptist Young People’s Union, Woman’s Home Missionary Society.

First settled pastor, Rev. Ulysee Marshall, 1922-1924. Common school education. Present pastor, Rev. D.G. Graham, 1938--, 800 W. Adams St., Jacksonville.

(CHURH RECORDS), 1931--, 3 vols. Showing minutes of meetings, reports, membership roll, baptisms, deaths, receipts, disbursements. Custody of clerk, V.W. Westley, 1704 A., Louisiana St., Jacksonville.

(FINANCIAL RECORDS), 1934--, 2 vols. Showing pledges, receipts, disbursements. Custody of V.W. Westley, see supra.

(SUNDAY SCHOOL RECORDS), 1933--, 5 vols. Showing membership roll, attendance, reports, offerings. Custody of secretary, Miss Luciel Alford, 1010 Jefferson St., Jacksonville.

(BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE’S UNION RECORDS), 1933--, 5 vols. Showing membership roll, leaders, minutes of meetings, financial records.

(WOMAN’S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY RECORDS), 1933--, 5 vols. Showing membership roll, receipts, disbursements. Custody of Mrs. Jannie Alston, 1730 Madison St., Jacksonville.