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Carrollton First United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0123

Scope and Contents

The records contain bulletins, newsletters, photographs of the church, a fan with history of the church's buildings, and three membership directories. The newsletters discuss events and classes held by the church along with graduations and prayer requests pertaining to disasters in the U.S. and around the world. The bulletins contain that Sunday’s order of service, sick list, and upcoming events. Also in this collection are photographs of churches around the West Georgia region.The records also include a history of Liberty United Methodist Church, the oldest church in Hephzibah (Richmond County), Georgia.

Dates

  • 1996-2003

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights held by the University of West Georgia.

Biographical / Historical

Methodism was brought to Carroll County in 1847 by Circuit Riders with worship services held in the Courthouse. The first building of the First United Methodist Church was located on what is now Alabama Street and U.S. 27. In 1881, a second building was added. In 1904, a brick church was built at 206 Newnan Street (the present day location of the church). An education building was added in 1940 and the chapel in 1954. Carrollton First United Methodist Church is affiliated with the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Extent

2.10 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 2 OV folders)

Language

English

Overview

Bulletins, newsletters, and other records of the Carrollton First United Methodist Church in Carrollton, Georgia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Reverend Larry Patton, Carollton First United Methodist Church, 10 December 2019
Title
Carrollton First United Methodist Church records
Status
Completed
Author
MacKenzie Wright
Date
January 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States