First Baptist Church of Floydada

First Baptist Church of Floydada (HM1Z4X)

Location: Floydada, TX 79235 Floyd County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 58.899', W 101° 20.079'

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On July 19, 1891, The Rev. I. B. Kimbrough and a small group of worshipers met in the dugout home of Joe Arnold to organize the Floyd City Baptist Church. The congregation conducted early worship services in the North Side School building and at the local Methodist church. After the town's name was changed to Floydada, the church was renamed First Baptist Church of Floydada.
Several traveling ministers served the congregation during its early years. The Rev. R. E. L. Muncy was called as first resident pastor in 1897, and he organized the first Sunday School in 1899.
The congregation completed its first frame sanctuary at this site in 1908. Over the years additional property was acquired and larger structures were built to serve the growing membership.
Throughout its history, the First Baptist Church has served the community with a variety of worship, educational, and outreach programs. The members and pastors have placed an emphasis on both foreign and home mission activities. The church continues to play an important role in Floyd County history.
HM NumberHM1Z4X
Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 284331 N 3762578
Decimal Degrees33.98165000, -101.33465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.899', W 101° 20.079'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 53.94" N, 101° 20' 4.74" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 S Main St, Floydada TX 79235, US
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