Second Baptist Church (Wooster, Ohio)

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Second Baptist Church
Location 245 S. Grant St., Wooster, Ohio
Country United States
Denomination [mandatory]
History
Founded 1892 (1892)

Location[edit | edit source]

  • Engine House on Spink Street, Wooster, Ohio
  • Vine Street, Wooster, Ohio (1894-
  • Current Second Baptist Church (1955- , 245 South Grant Street, Wooster, Ohio
    • Bought from Evangelical Brethren Church

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Notable in this movement was the Afro-American pioneer, Richard L. Morrison, Sr.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • 1892 - Joint meeting of First Baptist Church and the Afro-American men interested in organizing the Second Baptist Church
  • 1892 - January, Began raising money toward new building
  • 1892 - October, Cornerstone was laid, October 11, ready for worship
  • 1964 - October, Celebrated 70 year anniversary
  • 2012 - October 14, Celebrated 120 year anniversary

Newspaper articles[edit | edit source]



  • October 12, 2012: "Wooster's First Black Church -- Seconds Baptist Church, 245 S. Grant St. -- Celebrates 120 Years Oct. 14" by Unknown Author, The Daily Record, p..