First United Methodist Church of Stanton

First United Methodist Church of Stanton (HM1MFJ)

Location: Stanton, TX 79782 Martin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 7.846', W 101° 47.297'

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Early Methodists in Stanton shared a Union church building with area Baptists. In 1904, following a local revival, nine individuals formed a separate Methodist congregation. The Rev. J.A. Sweeney, a Conference-appointed pastor, came the next year. In 1907, the church built its first sanctuary. The membership grew, and churches in the nearby communities of Lenorah and Courtney merged into the congregation. During its first century, the congregation added new facilities to accommodate growing needs, and church activities included a women's group, music ministries, youth fellowship, and other educational and outreach programs.
Marker Number13039
Year Placed2004
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 236960 N 3558336
Decimal Degrees32.13076667, -101.78828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 7.846', W 101° 47.297'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 7' 50.76" N, 101° 47' 17.82" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 E Saint Anna St, Stanton TX 79782, US
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