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The First Baptist Church of Barnwell was founded in 1803 as Barnwell Baptist Church. In 1829 the congregation built a sanctuary on the present site of Bethlehem Baptist Church. At the time, the congregation included several African-American members, both free and enslaved.

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When the church decided to build a new sanctuary to accommodate its growing membership in the 1850s, it donated the 1829 building to its black members and built a new church in 1854 on Marlboro Avenue. The black church became known as Bethlehem Baptist Church in 1868, receiving its official charter following the Civil War.

Barnwell Baptist Church worshiped on Marlboro Avenue until a fire destroyed its sanctuary in the mid-twentieth century. The current church was built on the present site in the 1960s. Several other buildings have been added to the church campus since that time.


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Address: 161 Allen Street, Barnwell, SC 29812
GPS Coordinates: 33.245286,-81.363709


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2 Comments about First Baptist Church of Barnwell

SCIWAYNo Gravatar says:
June 18th, 2017 at 8:26 pm

Hello Dave, we are not directly affiliated so do not have the itinerary. We recommend reaching out to First Baptist directly via their contact information located here: http://www.fbcbarnwell.org/contact/. Thanks!

Dave KempNo Gravatar says:
June 18th, 2017 at 7:27 am

Please send me the itinerary of the Team Scotland trip. Thanks!





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