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Mellow Memorial United Methodist Church - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 33.383 W 090° 15.283
15S E 739216 N 4271123
Quick Description: Historic Methodist church located in the Carondelet area of south St. Louis.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2006 12:15:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM11MJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 18

Long Description:
The Mellow Memorial Methodist Church was founded in 1857 as the First Methodist Episcopal Church South. The first services were held in a small Presbyterian. A small church was built in 1857 at the location of this church building and the church became known as the Haven Street Church. The congregation outgrew the small church quickly however before plans could be completed for a new building the church membership dwindled due to schism in the congregation during the Civil War. After the war the church became involve in missionary work with coal miners in nearby mines. The small church was demolished in 1903 to make way for the construction of the present church was was dedicated March 13, 1904. The church was renamed Mellow Memorial Methodist Church in 1941, in honor of the founder of the Liberty Foundry.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 03/13/1904

Age of Church building determined by?: Historical Society

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Methodist

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 11:00 AM

Street address of Church:
6701 Virginia Ave
St. Louis, Missouri United States

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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