Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church, Ponca City Oklahoma
Posted by: okgranny49
N 36° 47.791 W 097° 08.339
14S E 666034 N 4073915
Quick Description: This Church was built in 1895 and is located on the dirt cross roads of Ranch Drive and Ferguson Roads, Ponca City, Kay County Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/31/2010 6:17:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM9CD5
Driving down Highway 11 and looking south on Ranch drive you can see this church, which is a mile from the main Highway 11. It sits on the corners of Ranch Drive and Ferguson Roads. The roads are dirt no matter which direction you approch it. Sitting in a beautiful country setting, with only a couple farm houses about a mile away. There is a small fenced in cemetery behind the church with apporoxmitly 75 graves dating back to 1901 as the oldest.
It's steeple is unique and has a small bell hanging in the bell tower. In front of the church is a sign which reads:
Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church
Pastor Wanda Littrell
Sunday School 10:30
Aug 8 Communion Picnic
There are two buisness size cards on the bottom of the sign one reads:
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
Traditional Sunday Worship 9:00
Sunday School follows Worship Service
The other card reads:
Worship on the Prairie since 1895
9 miles from Blackwell: Go East on Highway 11 to Ranch Drive, turn right go 1 mile south to the church.
11 miles from Newkirk: Go South on Highway 77 to Highway 11. Turn Right go west on HWY 11 to Ranch Drive. Turn Left and go 1 mile to the church.
7 miles from Ponca City: Go North on Highway 77 to Highway 11, turn left. Go West on Highway 11 to Ranch Drive, then turn left and go 1 mile to the church or Go West on Hubbard Road to Ranch Drive, turn right go 3 miles north to the church.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 8/5/1895
Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source
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: 9:30 AM
Street address of Church:
6998 North Ranch Drive
Ponca City, Oklahoma United States
If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Not listed
If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed
Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed
Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed
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