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Churches in Oglethorpe County

If you have additions or corrections to this list, or if you know
where researchers can obtain records, histories or publications for
an Oglethorpe County church, please contact Jeanne Arguelles.

Name(s) Denomination

Founded Location Cemetery Records
& Info
Anon Grove New Moon's . Sandy Cross Yes .
Antioch Baptist Church 1813 Stephens . 8
Arnold's Grove Baptist Church . South of
Arnoldsville
Yes .
Arnoldsville Baptist Church 1908 Arnoldsville Yes 9
Atkinson Methodist Church . . Yes .
Baird's Baptist Church 1802 Bairdstown Yes .
Barnett Church . near
Winterville
Yes   .
Beaverdam Primitve Baptist 1800 Crawford Yes 10
Bethany Baptist Church Indian Creek 1788 Vesta Yes 3
Bethesda Methodist Church 1902 Rayle Yes 2
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist 1802 Sandy Cross Yes 11
Brown's Primitive Baptist 1802 Lexington Yes .
Burt's Methodist Chapel 1876 Vesta Yes 16
Center Methodist Church 1813 Stephens . 17
Cherokee Corner Methodist Church 1822/1843 Arnoldsville Yes 18
Clarks Grove Baptist Church Gum Springs . Stephens Yes .

Clouds Creek Baptist Church

1788 Clouds Creek Area Yes 5
Coile's Grove Baptist Church 1914 Smithonia . .
Collier Baptist Church . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes   .
County Line Baptist Church 1797 southeast Yes 1
Crawford Baptist Church 1871 Crawford  . 12
Crawford Methodist Church 1904 Crawford   . 19
Crawford Pentacostal Church 1938 Crawford . .
Edward's Mill Baptist Church 1914 Crawford   .   .
Old Edward's Independant Church   . Crawford Yes   .
Falling Creek Methodist   . Maxeys Yes   .
Fork Bethel Baptist Church east side
of county
Yes    .
Friendship Baptist   . Lexington Yes   .
Gholston Church   . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes   .
Glade Baptist Church 1890 Glade
District
Yes 13
Glade United Methodist 1853 Glade Yes 20
Grove Chapel . Arnoldsville
Winterville
Yes .
Lexington Baptist Church 1847 Lexington Yes 14
Lexington United Methodist 1827 Lexington . 21
Lexington Presybeterian (Beth Salem) 1784 Lexington Yes 26
Lighthouse Evangelical Methodist 1982 Lexington Yes .
Maxey's Baptist Church 1911 Maxeys . .
Maxey's Christian Church 1891 Maxey's Yes .
Midway Church . Maxeys . .

Millstone Baptist Church

1788 Glade
area
No 4
Mount Pleasant Methodist 1815 . Yes 7
Mount Zion Baptist Church . Stephens Yes .
New Bethlehem Church . Sandy Cross Yes .
New Erie Church . Goosepond Yes .
New Harmonia Baptist Church . Maxeys Yes .
New Hope Baptist Church . Goosepond Yes .
New Moons Grove Anon . North of
Lexington
. .
New Zion Church . Arnoldsville Yes .
Oconee Baptist Church . Maxeys Yes .
Palmetto Christian Church 1912 east side
of county
Yes .
Pentecost Chapel Congressional Holiness 1907 Prospect Yes .
Piney Grove . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Philomath Presbyterian . Philomath Yes .
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Pope's Chapel . south of
Crawford
Yes 6
Prospect Church 1812 . . .
Rocky Branch Church . Goosepond Yes .
Russell Chapel AME Church . Lexington Yes .
Saint James AME Church . Arnoldsville Yes .
Saint Paul AME Church . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Salem Baptist Church 1789 . . 15
Sandy Cross Baptist Church 1906 Sandy
Cross
Yes .
Simpson Chapel . southeast Yes    .
Sonlight Baptist 1965 Winterville Yes .
Springfield Church . Crawford Yes .
Old Spring Hill Baptist Church 1870 Philomath Yes .
New Spring Hill Baptist Church 1937 Philomath Yes
Steven's Grove Baptist Church 1912 east side
of county
Yes .
Temple Methodist 1890 near border
of Oconee
Yes 22
Thankful Baptist Church Faithful Church . Maxeys Yes .
Thankful Grove Baptist Church . Glade Yes .
Vesta Baptist Church 1909 Vesta Yes .
Watkins Grove Church . Vesta Yes .
Welcome Avenue Holiness Church 1948 Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Wesley Chapel United Methodist 1829 west of
Lexington
Yes 23
White Oak United Methodist 24
Woodstock Presbyterian Church 1840 Philomath . 25

 

1County Line Baptist Church
      Church Records 1807-1957
      Available at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA
      Church records 1919-1954
      Available on microfilm at Georgia Department of Archives and History
      and at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

      "Historical sketches of County Line Baptist Church, the Georgia Baptist
      Association" (1897) prepared by J.S. Callaway
      Available at
Georgia Department of Archives and History

      County Line Baptist Church
      Membership Rolls 1806-1835:
      Published in "They Were Here" December 1966
      Also published in "Alabama-Georgia Queries" Jul 1994 and May 1996
      Available at Allen County Public Library and other repositories

2Bethesda United Methodist Church
      Church History, and Church Records 1893-1998:
      Original records at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University

3Bethany Baptist Church
     Membership Rolls A-W:
     Published in "Georgia Genealogist" Spring 1970, Winter 1971, Spring 1971
     Available at Allen County Public Library and other repositories


4Millstone Baptist Church
     Church Records 1788, 1793-1912:
      Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA
      and Georgia Department of Archives and History
     "Millstone Church and the Broad River Valley" by Rev. Jack K. McVeigh
         Available at the Oglethorpe County Library
         Lookups:  Jeanne Arguelles or Nona Thornton
         Surname Index to "Millstone Church and the Broad River Valley"

5Clouds Creek Baptist Church
      Highway 22, Lexington, GA 30648
      706-743-3041
      Contact:  Alice Hughes
      Church Membership List November 1826 - July 1840
      Church Records 1826-56
      Available on microfilm through:
       LDS Family History Library,
      Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA,
      Georgia Department of Archives and History
     
     
     
6Pope's Chapel United Methodist Church
     Membership List 1849:
     Published in "Family Puzzlers" April 1966
     Available at Allen County Public Library and other repositories
     Church History:
     Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

7.  Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church
    "Centennial Anniversary of Mt. Pleasant Church ~ 1920" by Rev. Clement C. Cary
      Available at Georgia Department of Archives and History
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

8.  Antioch Baptist Church
     Church Records 1813-1936
     "A Brief Account of Antioch Baptist Church" by J. M. Varner
     Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

9.  Arnoldsville Baptist Church
     Church records 1908-1994:
     Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

10. Beaverdam Primitive Baptist Church
      Church Records 1814-1983:
      Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

      and at University of Georgia, Athens

11. Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church
        Church Records 1802-1867, 1870-1961:
        Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA
        and Georgia Department of Archives and History

12. Crawford Baptist Church
        Church Records 1871-1913:
        Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

13. Glade Baptist Church
        Church Records 1889-1961:
        Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

14. Lexington Baptist Church
       "History of Lexington Baptist Church, Oglethorpe County, Georgia, 1847-1974"

       Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

15. Salem Baptist Church
      Church Records 1851-1950:
      Available on microfilm at  Georgia Department of Archives and History
      and Georgia Department of Archives and History
      Church Records 1950-1990:
      Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

16. Burt's United Methodist Chapel
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

17. Center Methodist Church
       Church History:
       Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

18. Cherokee Corner Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

19. Crawford United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

20. Glade Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

21. Lexington United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

22. Temple United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

23. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

24. White Oak United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

25. Woodstock Presbyterian Church
      Church Records: 1834-1910
      Records held at Presbyterian Historical Society, Montreat, NC

26. Lexington Presbyterian Church
      Baptisms: 1789-1796
      Membership Roll: 1785
      Membership Roll: 1822
      List of Elders & Deacons: 1822-1939
      Church Meeting Minutes:  1874-1915
      Records held at Presbyterian Historical Society, Montreat, NC

 

 

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