Churches of Taylor County, Fl. 




Pleasant Grove Baptist Church


Denomination:  Baptist
Affiliation:  
Location 1939: Rt 1, 4 mi SW of Shady Grove       
Location 2002: 

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Church Historian:  Interviewed: Mrs. C. T. Lewis Clerk; D. P. Hendry, Pastor



     Constituted 1879; First services in small, frame church erected 1879 and used until torn down. Present large, white, rectangular, frame building erected 1904, dedicated 1906.  A quarter-time church, meeting on 2nd Sunday.  Present membership, 101.


   Pastors who have served this church are:
    o    first settled pastor was Rev. R. J. Berry, 1879-1880.  Education unknown.
    o    present (1940) pastor was Rev. D. P. Hendry, 1937-- Shady Grove; Mercer University, Macon, Ga.
    


Church records:

     1) LEDGER (minutes), 1904--, Showing business transactions, membership rolls, baptisms, deaths; receipts and disbursements.  Custody of Mrs. C. T. Lewis, Shady Grove.

References:  1939 WPA Historic Records Survey




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