First Baptist Church

  • Demonination: Baptist
  • Pastor: R.J. Hagans
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Duval
  • City: Jacksonville Beach
  • Date: 1913

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First Baptist Church

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1913--. 6th and Main St., Jacksonville Beach, Duval County.

Constituted May, 1913, sponsored by St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church (see entry ), and Bethel Institute Baptist Church (see entry ). Services in a clapboard, California type, structure, present site, until a white, rectangular, Colonial type, frame structure, with belfry and bell, erected and dedicated 1926. Present membership ____. Active organizations, Sunday School, Baptist Young People’s Union, Woman’s Home Missionary Society.

First settled pastor, Rev. C.W. Vaught, 1913-1928. Common school education. Present pastor, Rev. R.J. Hagans, 1929--, 541 Georgia St., Jacksonville; Georgia State and Industrial College, Savannah, Georgia.

(CHURCH RECORDS), 1913--, 8 vols. Showing minutes of meetings, reports, one deed, membership roll, receipts, disbursements. Custody of Sadie Howard, General Delivery, Jacksonville Beach.

(REGISTER), 1929--, 1 vol. Showing membership roll, baptisms, deaths. Custody of pastor, Rev. R.J. Hagans, 541 Georgia St., Jacksonville.

(SUNDAY SCHOOL RECORDS), 1913--, 8 vols. Showing membership roll, attendance, reports, offerings.

(BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE’S UNION RECORDS), 1913--, 8 vols. Showing membership roll, reports, financial record.

(WOMAN’S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY), 1913--, 8 vols. Showing members, reports, receipts, disbursements. Custody of secretary, Mrs. Sadie Howard, see supra.