First Baptist Church of Brownfield

First Baptist Church of Brownfield (HM1E8R)

Location: Brownfield, TX 79316 Terry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 10.761', W 102° 16.625'

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Circuit riding preachers led early Brownfield settlers in religious services at a local schoolhouse. On April 1, 1906, several area residents formed a Baptist church. The Rev. M.D. Williams became the congregation's first pastor. The church built its first sanctuary in 1910 in the 300 block of West Hill Street. The Woman's Missionary Society raised funds for the lumber, and the men constructed the building. Facilities were added as needed until 1923, when the church began plans for a new house of worship at the present site. The mission-minded congregation and its facilities have continued to grow, sponsoring projects locally and worldwide.
HM NumberHM1E8R
Marker Number13052
Year Placed2004
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 753886 N 3674473
Decimal Degrees33.17935000, -102.27708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 10.761', W 102° 16.625'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 10' 45.66" N, 102° 16' 37.50" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 W Main St, Brownfield TX 79316, US
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