God in Christ

  • Demonination: Negro Holiness
  • Pastor: R.S Jenkins
  • Race/Ethnicity: African-American
  • County: Okeechobee
  • City: Okeechobee
  • Date: 1925

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God in Christ

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W.P.A. Form 20 HR

Worker’s Full Name: David E. Martin
Date: 9/10/37

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WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION
SURVEY OF STATE AND LOCAL HISTORICAL RECORDS: 1936

Name of State: Florida
HISTORICAL RECORDS SURVEY

CHURCH RECORDS FORM

1. County: Okeechobee
City or town: Okeechobee

2. Name of church: God in Christ (colored)
Street address: Church Street (cypress quarters)

3. Denomination: Negro Holiness
Date organized: 1925, no record of first meeting.

4. Date of lapse, if now defunct: None

5. Information as to previous buildings:

Meetings were conducted in members’ homes until present building was erected, 1928; damaged by storm, and was rebuilt.

6. Date present building dedicated or consecrated: 1928
Rebuilt: 1936

7. Architecture, bells, inscriptions, special features of building:

None. Common wood building throughout. No special features.

8. First settled clergyman: R.S. Jenkins
Tenure: 1928-1930, has no settled clergyman.
Education Background: Unknown

9. Minute books (By years, volumes, file boxes, etc.): None

10. Register books of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, members, deaths:
Record of members, 1928--; complete, no other records are kept by the church clerk.