Antioch Baptist Church

Ephesians 3:20-21

Our Mission

 
"We have one Message, and one Mission, to reach one More for JESUS Christ."Antioch Baptist Church

 

History of Antioch Baptist Church

1927 - Antioch built it's first sanctuary                                                                                                      

1944 - First Sunday School

1945 - First Vacation Bible School

1982 - Built a new sanctuary

1987 - Began Children's Church & Children's Choir

1989 - Participated in World Missions Conference

1991 - Membership exceeded 200

1992 - Began Bible Drills

1993 - Built a new Fellowship Hall

1996 - Membership exceeded 300

1996 - Highest Baptisms - 34

1996 - Called Bro. Wayne Bishop as Minister of Music

1997 - Received an award from the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KT for being in the top 4% of Southern Baptist Churches in evangelism

1997 - New Sanctuary was completed

1998 - Participated in the Power Team Crusade

1998 - Highest Sunday School Attendance - 204

1998 - Highest Vacation Bible School enrollment - 145

2005 - Church Library Established

2005 - Highest Children's Storytime attendance - 22

2008 - Entered into partnership with Cowboy Church in Starkville

2008 - Building Committee Formed

2009 - Mission Teams sent to Starkville, MS; Nicaragua; Isreal; and El Salvador


 The following ministers have served as pastor of Antioch Baptist Church:

1926 -1933  Rev.W.L. Collins           Baptized 26

1934            Rev.S.E McAdory         Baptized 1

1935-1950  Rev.Truly Reynolds       Baptized 75

1951            Rev. Percy L. Williams  Baptized 8

1952            Rev. J. L. Morgan          Baptized 18

1953-1957  Rev. H.C. Keen              Baptized 14

1958-1960  Rev. Issac E. Boggs       Baptized 6

1961-1963  Rev. Emerson Tedder    Baptized 17

1963-1964   Rev. Kermit Sharp         Baptized 1

1964            Rev. Ernest Sanders      Baptized 0

1965-1966   Rev. Joe Shurden          Baptized 4

1967            Rev. James Cooper        Baptized 3

1968            Rev. Ernest Sanders       Baptized 1

1969-1976   Rev. Albert McMullen      Baptized 25

1977-1981   Rev. David Wilkinson      Baptized 35

1981-1983   Rev. Danny Lanier          Baptized 29

1983-1985   Rev. James Gibson         Baptized 11

1986-1990   Rev. Wesley Enfinger      Baptized 52

1991-2006   Rev. Jamea Young           Baptized 225

2007-2016   Rev. Ray Spence

2017-           Rev. J.R. Eaton

Antioch's First Pastor

Rev. W. L. Collins

Bro. Collins served Antioch from 1926-1933.

Ephesians 3:20-21

Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Unto Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.

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