Bellville UMC - Northeast


History

     In 1891, twelve people organized the church in a schoolhouse.  A year later, a frame building was built at a cost f $1,000.  Rev. E. A. Sanders was the first pastor and E. B. Daniels was the first superintendent.  In 1946, during pastorate of Rev. R. E. Liorens, a brick church was finished.  In 1961, during the four years that Rev. C. H. Donldson was the pastor, a social hall and steeple were added.  Between 1975-1980, stained glass windows have been installed.  In 1957, Bellville became head of the Bellville Charge with Sikes MC and Union MC.  Bellville was in the Savannah District until the Statesboro District was formed in 1963.

Location

101 S Smith Street
Claxton GA 30417