Hopkins County, Texas | Church Records and News

Last modified: 30 JUN 2010
Baptist Church 1920s - contributed by Bruce White
Shook's Chapel, year unknown - contributed by Nancy Adams
Presbyterian Church, 1930s - contributed by Elaine Martin
First Methodist Church, 1910 - contributed by Elaine Martin

List of nearly all churches in Hopkins County. Front Porch News

African American Churches

History of the Churches of God in the United States of North America, by Christian Henry Forney, 7th Texas Eldership
Tells of the efforts of missionaries Marple and Ober from 1861; the ill-fated church newspaper The Union, and the issues of slavery and violence during reconstruction.

North Liberty Missionary Baptist Church - 1875 and the
Baptist Church of Christ At Tarrant, from 1875
Register of members and pastors, baptisms, exclusions for dancing, and more.

Tarrant Methodist Episcopal Church South - 1893 - Vol. I
Church register, register of pastors, bishops, members, marriages and infant baptisms

Stout's Creek Baptist Church History

Union Baptist Church Pastors

Wesley Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church - 1919 - Vol II
Register of members, marriages and infant baptisms

Church News, 1879

African American Churches

ChurchYear
Established
LocationNotes
Cherry Grove Baptist Church1850northern Hopkins County
Morning Chapel Baptist Church1854East End of Sulphur Springsoriginally Old Tarrant Baptist Church
East Caney Baptist Church1864East Caney
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church1867Birch Creek
Galilee Baptist Church1867Galilee
New Hope Community Baptist Church1868New Hope
Adonia Baptist Church1874Sulphur Bluffdiscontinued in 1958
Indendence Baptist Church1881Sandfield
Saint Mark Baptist Church1887Harmony
Saint Luke Baptist Church1889near Sulphur Springs
Olive Branch Baptist Church1897?