St. Peter's Missionary Baptist

  • Demonination: Missionary Baptist
  • Pastor: W.E. Moore
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Indian River
  • City: Gifford
  • Date: 1900

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St. Peter's Missionary Baptist

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Sheet 1 of 2 sheets
WPA Form 20 HR FLORIDA Revision
Worker’s Full Name: Murray E. Hall
Date: June 27, 1938


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

1. County: Indian River

2. City or town: Gifford, Fla.

3. Exact name of church: St. Peters Missionary Baptist

4. Street address, R.F.D. route, or description of location: Dixie Highway, Gifford, Fla.

5. Race of membership: Negro

6. Language of services, if foreign: Not foreign

7. Denomination (full title): Missionary Baptist United States of America.

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

Florida East Coast Conference, Rev. F.H. Drake, Moderator, Miami, Florida, State Convention, or place designated, Rev. Emil Thompson, Secretary, West Palm Beach, Fla.

9. Date church organized: 1900

10. Dates of lapse, if now defunct: None

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: No change

14. Name of local parent church (if any) from which organized of split: None

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

Services in private homes, 1900-1902, first building erected 1902-1920, but dismantled 1920. Present building erected 1920.