St. Paul A.M.E. Church - Columbia, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 57.289 W 092° 19.901
15S E 557908 N 4311975
Quick Description: Historic African-American church in Columbia, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2008 11:49:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM3JJ1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 58

Long Description:
The congregation of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church was founded in 1880 when Columbia's blacks who had belonged to the Methodist Episcopal Church, North decided to form their own church. The current church building was dedicated April 17, 1892; the building had cost $10,000. St. Paul A.M.E. played an influential role in Columbia's black community serving both as the religious center for the community and social center of the community. The church continues to serve its active congregation.

The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 04/17/1892

Age of Church building determined by?: Historical Society

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

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:
501 Park Ave
Columbia, Missouri United States

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

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

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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