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: This congregation was established in 1780 by Rev. Samuel Doak and Rev. Charles Cummings.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2009 5:09:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM7KEA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Per the present pastor, Rev. C. P. (Phil) Kestner, of New Providence, 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 Revolutionary 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. It is a member of the Holston Presbytery.
Presbyterian Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Status: Active House of Worship

214 Stoney Point Road
NE of Surgoinsville off U.S. 11W
Surgoinsville, TN USA

Date Built: 01/01/1893

Architect: Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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