Churches of Taylor County, Fl. 

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church

Denomination:  Baptist
Location 1939: Shady Grove (Rural)       
Location 2012:  403 W Willow St

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Telephone:  (850) 584-8016
Church Historian: 

     Constituted 1850.  1929 building erected. Small, square, wooden structure; not painted.

Pastors who have served this church are:
    o    first settled pastor was S. C. Craft, 1850-51.unknown education.    
    o    present pastor D. P. Hendry, 1937--, Foley, Shady Grove; Mercer University, Macon, GA.

Church records:

     1) LEDGER (Minutes)   1929 1 Vol.  Shows business done, reports of pastor, treasurer auxiliaries, election of officers, deacons, delegates, register of members, batpisms, deaths, marriages, money recieved and spent and how.  Conditions Fair.  Custody E. D. Aman, Clerk, Shady Grove, Fl, Route 1.

Shows Membership, officers and teacher, attendance lessons, programs, visitors, collections and expenditures, Condition-good Custody: W M Vann, S.S.Supt, Shady Grove, Fla, Route 1.

References:  1939 WPA Historic Records Survey

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