New Providence Presbyterian Church - Surgoinsville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 29.668 W 082° 49.377
17S E 336725 N 4040339
Quick Description: Established in 1780 by Rev. Samuel Doak and Rev. Charles Cummings, the current brick sanctuary was finished in 1893.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2009 3:14:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM7K9N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Per the present pastor, Rev. C. P. Kestner, of New Providence in Surgoinsville. The church was established in 1780 by Rev. Samuel Doak and Rev. Charles Cummings. The current brick sanctuary was finished in 1893. The cemetery has graves dating back to Fevolutionary War soldiers and hold some 26 known veterans of the War Between the States as well as veterans up through the Vietnam War.

New Providence has an active congregation of of 28 members, supporting local hunger mission and missionaries overseas. The church participates in local ecumenical worship with Surgoinsville Baptist and 1st United Methodist Churches.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1893

Age of Church building determined by?: Church staff member

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

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

Street address of Church:
214 Stoney Point Road
NE of Surgoinsville off U.S. 11
Surgoinsville, TN USA

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

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