Corinth Baptist Church

  • Demonination: Southern Baptist Convention
  • Pastor: E.H.S. Beal
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • County: Liberty
  • City: Hosford
  • Date: 1871

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Corinth Baptist Church

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CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH, 1871--. (First Baptist Church, 1935-36), Hosford, Liberty County.

Constituted 1874. First services held in school house, then at Union Church (see entry ) used by all denominations until first church erected near cemetery in 1912, destroyed by fire, 1936. Meetings then held in homes until present unpainted, square, frame building erected 300 feet south of center of town; completed enough to hold services in 1939. A quarter-time church, meeting 4th Sunday. Present membership, 154. Active organizations, Sunday School, Woman’s Missionary Society. Earliest known pastor, Rev. Mr. Glover, 1912-13. Present pastor, E.H.S. Beal, 1930--, Altha.

CONVENTION CHURCH RECORDS, 1923-28, 1934-35. 2 vols. Showing minutes of business meetings, pastors reports, membership roll, baptisms, deaths; receipts and disbursements. Custody of clerk, Eustice Black, Hosford.

COMPOSITION BOOK, 1937--, (Treasurer’s Records), 1937--, 1 vol. Title varies: SINGLE ENTRY LEDGER, 1935-36, 1 vol. Showing receipts and disbursements. Custody of Jack Chester, Hosford.

CONVENTION SUNDAY SCHOOL RECORD, 1934--, 1 vol. Showing pupils, teachers, offices, attendance, visitors, collections. Custody of superintendent, Jack Chester, see supra.