Churches of Taylor County, Fl. 

New Hope M. E. Church, South

Denomination:  Methodist
Location 1939:  8½ mi. S Perry on Hwy #19     
Location 2013: 

Mail addr: 
Current pastor: 
Race: White
Church Historian:  Interviewed: Wm L. Windsor, Pastor; Mrs. D. D. Houck, Older member

     Organized 1878; The church was organized by Dugald Calhoun and first services were held in a log building.  Present white frame building 32x45 being erected in 1909.

   Pastors who have served this church are:
    o    first settled pastor was Dougold Calhoun, 1878--.  Education Common school.
    o    present (1940) pastor was Wm P. Windsor, 1937-- Fenholloway, Fl. Common school

Church records:

     1) A short historical sketch written 1939 by D. D. Houck and in house of Wm L Windsor, Fenholloway, Fl.  Not written in any church record book.

      2) There is no financial record kept. Offerings being taken for pastors salary or to defray any other expenses.

      3) CHURCH REGISTER A record of New Hope M. E. Church South containing minutes  (these are loose leaves in church register), marriages, births, and deaths, dismissals and how dismissed' membership roll and how received. 1 vol. in house of D. D. Houck, 9 mi S of Perry, left Hwy #19.

References:  1939 WPA Historic Records Survey

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