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Harper's Chapel UMC - South Central


History

Harper's Chapel UMC was organized in September 1873, with twenty-five members and named for Mrs. Haggi Harper who donated the land. The first building, which was blown down twice by wind storms, was rebuilt each time by the twenty-five charter members. Due to urban renewal, the church moved to the present site, home of the late Rev. and Mrs. W. M. McNeil, on April 25, 1967. At this time, the building was brick veneered and mosaic windows were added, a new organ, piano, pew cushions, and carpeting were included. An annex was added which served as a general assembly room, Sunday school classrooms, a pastor's study, and restrooms. In 1976, a church library was dedicated to the church in honor of Mrs. Channie Williams by her daughter, Mrs. Eva M. Parker, and her son, Gervis Jones. 

 

Location

284 E Allen St
Baxley GA 31513

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Conference Office

3040 Riverside Dr., Suite A-2 - Macon, GA 31210

PO Box 7227 - Macon, GA 31209

478-738-0048 | 800-535-4224

Administrative Office

3040 Riverside Dr., Suite A-2 - Macon, GA 31210

PO Box 7227 - Macon, GA 31209

478-738-0048 | 800-535-4224

Camping & Retreat Ministries

99 Arthur J. Moore Dr - St Simons Is., GA 31522

PO Box 20408 - St Simons Island, GA 31522

912-638-8626 | 888-266-7642

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