Dallas, Texas

Category: churches

First Baptist Church of Dallas

First Baptist Church of Dallas 1867-2007 (Used with permission) When Col. W. L. and Lucinda William moved to Dallas in1867 to set up his law practice, they wanted to worship at a Baptist church.  Two little Baptists churches had already failed and a third one, Pleasant View Baptist, moved to the “suburbs,” or rather a small…
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Antioch Baptist Church

The church committee of Pleasant Valley was to be duly appointed, or elected, by the citizens of Pleasant Valley. This appointed committee then superintended construction of the Arbor Church around 1873. This building was used as a meeting place for the Baptist, Christian, Methodist Episcopal, and Cumberland Presbyterian church members. Thomas G. Cherry and D.…
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First Christian Church of Rowlett

Rowlett was a tiny farming community of less than 1,000 people when a church of the Disciples of Christ was founded there in 1893. It was the first church to be organized in this area of cotton, corn and onions. Thirteen church pioneers led by Aunt Ebb Coyle, who donated part of her farmland for…
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Hampton Place Baptist Church

This is from a vintage article by DCPA about the history of this church: A large crowd attended the Seventieth Anniversary of Hampton Place Baptist Church on Sunday, March 14, 1999 for a time of worship, praise and reminiscing. This seventy-year-old church grew from the concern of a retired pastor and a group of neighbors.…
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