Flint Ridge Baptist Church
Flint Ridge Baptist Church Celebrated it's 140th Anniversary on March 19, 2006
Hwy 85 North of Fayetteville - Address - 104 Old Road, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214
GNIS GPS Coordinates - 333025N 0842546W Riverdale
Addl Information provided by Rev. Jerome K. Drakeford on 2/16/2006 -
The Founders/Organizers: Rev. Berry Austin & Deacon Zachary
Pastors: Rev. Grisson, Rev. W. B. Bell, Rev. W.W. Thomas, Rev. Gare, Rev. A. S. Austin, Rev. E. A. Hargrove, Rev. K. J. Johnson, Rev. H. M. Alexander, Rev. A.G. Henley, Rev. W. M. Covington, Rev. H. Strickland, Rev. Robert Redding, Rev. Jerome Dukes, Rev. B. J. Clark, Rev. D. L. Dennis, and our current Pastor, Rev. Jerome K. Drakeford.
The original site of the church is located just across the street from the present church building and is now the cemetery. Flint Ridge Baptist Church is one of the oldest African American Churches in Fayette County. It was originally established by African Americans. Rev. Drakeford says there are some old church records on file at the church, including photos. There is a photo of one of the original founders - Rev. Berry Austin. Rev. Drakeford provided the following information on the church history -
According to our records the following information is hereby provided:
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