Baptists celebrate 300 years in US; 190 years in Alabama

The Alabama Baptist has an article here about the recognition of the 75 Baptist association in Alabama; the oldest fully Alabama association being Bethlehem (originally Beckbe) organized in 1816. The date of the organization of each association can be found here.

The article reminds us how necessary it is to get your church or ancestor’s church to have their old records microfilmed before an unfortunate event occurs. For information on how to have your Baptist church records microfilmed or to donate the originals to the Baptist Archive at Samford University in Homewood, click here.

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One comment on “Baptists celebrate 300 years in US; 190 years in Alabama

  1. [...] Church Records I posted back in November 2007 about church record preservation and how IMPORTANT is was to have old church records microfilmed before an unfortunate incident [...]

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