Hephzibah Southern Methodist Church, Richmond County

Hephzibah GA Richmond County Southern Methodist Church Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

A cornerstone notes that this congregation was established in 1968, though I believe the building is much earlier.

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2 responses to “Hephzibah Southern Methodist Church, Richmond County

  1. The church was originally built by the congregation of Hephzibah Baptist Church (HBC), but moved to to site it currently resides at in 1968. When HBC moved from the property donated to build the Elementary School and built it’s new sanctuary, the building was acquired by the Hephzibah Southern Methodist congregation. I believe…

  2. Dale E. Reddick

    I recall the founding of this church, as I attended nearby Blythe United Methodist Church and the minister was shared with the then established Methodist Church in Hephzibah. The congregation in Hephzibah split and this church was founded on Hephzibah-McBean Road, just past where Hephzibah High School was currently being built (back then). I am unsure about the age of the sanctuary. I -seem- to recall that it was a new structure, built to purpose. But, I could easily be wrong about that.

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