Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church

  • Demonination: Baptist
  • Pastor: Isaiah Cherry
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Duval
  • City: Jacksonville
  • Date: 1929

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Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church

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Sheet 1 of 2 sheets
WPA Form 20 HR FLORIDA Revision
Worker’s Full Name: John H. Jones
Date: January 4, 1939

[added note] Colored, defunct. [end note]

[added note] 2141 [end note]

[added note] No records [end note]


Fill in each item, or state in items for which information is not available, sources contacted in attempting to secure information.

1. County: Duval

2. City or town: Jacksonville

3. Exact name of church: Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church

4. Street address, R.F.D. route, or description of location: 1667 Evergreen Avenue

5. Race of membership: Colored

6. Language of services: English

7. Denomination (full title): National Baptist Convention of the Unites States of America (Inc.)

8. Names and locations of denominational bodies – national, state, district, etc. – in descending order of importance:

National: National Baptist Convention of the United States of America, Inc. Headquarters [strike text] St. Louis, Mo. [end strike] [added note] Nashville, Tenn. [end note]

State: General Baptist Convention of Florida, movable.

District: Union St. James Baptist Association, movable.

9. Date church organized: 1929

10. Dates of lapse, if now defunct: 1933

11. Is church incorporated?: No

12. If so, give date of incorporation: None

13. Original name of church (if name has changed) and date of change: This is the original name.

14. Name of local parent church (if any) from which organized of split: 1929. Split from Sweetfield Missionary Baptist Church, located 1545 Harrison Street, City.

15. Information on all previous buildings used for services, since, organization, specifying location and dates used:

1929-1933. Used the original quarters from the beginning.
Church discontinued services 4 months in summer of 1932, but started services in September again which were held regularly until 1933.