The Church with the Caring TouchOrganized September 5th, 1818, under name of "First Baptist Church of Marietta Township," the first record on the church book is "On Saturday, the fifth day of September, 1818 A.D., we, Ephraim Emerson, Wm. Churchill, John Thorniley, Bain Posey and Mary Chase met in the Easterly part of Marietta and joined ourselves into a church by subscribing to the following Articles of Faith." Mr. Emerson and Mr. Churchill were the first deacons, chosen October 3, 1818. A lot was purchased on Church St., which was one of the best streets in town at that time and the building was ready for occupancy April 1836. This building burned March 22, 1855. The church just above city hall was being built in 1853. The present church was dedicated September 22, 1907.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 461072 N 4363150|
|Decimal Degrees||39.41700000, -81.45221667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 25.02', W 81° 27.133'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 25' 1.2" N, 81° 27' 7.98" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 315 Putnam St, Marietta OH 45750, US|
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