Eden Church of Christ

Eden Church of Christ (HM26CF)

Location: Eden, TX 76837 Concho County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 13.094', W 99° 50.714'

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In 1903 a group of area residents began meeting for worship services in the Eden schoolhouse. Three years later, a few new families moved into the area and they were welcomed to the services of the existing Church of Christ group. A second schoolhouse was erected in 1910 and the congregation moved their services to the new structure. In 1915, trustees purchased land on Broadway Street and erected the Broadway Church of Christ. The small group that had joined the church in 1903 continued to meet with the Broadway congregation until 1925 when they formed a second congregation, the Church of Christ at Main and Bryan.

Broadway Church of Christ erected a new building in 1939, adding an education wing and basement in 1947. By this time, the Main and Bryan congregation also had grown, adding a baptistry and other facilities to their site. The two congregations continued individual programs throughout the 20th century. By 1997 there were only about twenty-five members in each congregation, and they met together to discuss reunification. They debated the merits of the change and rotated services during the summer of 1997, and in September of that year they met as one congregation in the Main and Bryan facility. Now reunited as the Eden Church of Christ, the two historic churches continue to worship in the traditions of their founders.

Eden Church of Christ is active in international and local mission work and community service.
HM NumberHM26CF
Year Placed2000
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 419491 N 3454095
Decimal Degrees31.21823333, -99.84523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 13.094', W 99° 50.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 13' 5.64" N, 99° 50' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 308 W Bryan St, Eden TX 76837, US
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