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Baptist Church   /bˈæptəst tʃərtʃ/   Listen
Baptist Church

Any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers.  Synonym: Baptists.

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"Baptist Church" Quotes from Famous Books

... he 'sisted us go to church. De Baptist church have a shed built behind de pulpit for cullud folks, with de dirt floor and split log seat for de women folks, but most de men folks stands or kneels on de floor. Dey used to call dat de coop. De white preacher back to us, but iffen he want to he turn 'round and talk to us awhile. Us ...
— Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. - Texas Narratives, Part 2 • Works Projects Administration

... in Jefferson, Texas, where our brother then resided, that I first saw him, in May, 1874, during the session of the Southern Baptist Convention, at that place. But it was in June, the year after, at his own home and during a series of meetings in the Baptist Church, that I began to know more of him, as he brought up in our social interviews a review of his life religiously—as he told of the time when, in the ardor and vigor of youth, in Tennessee, at a meeting, he sought to defy ...
— There is No Harm in Dancing • W. E. Penn

... resting his head upon his knees, dropped asleep. General Lee tenderly remained without moving, preferring to suffer from the constrained position rather than disturb the innocent slumberer. This boy is now the Reverend Carter Jones of he Baptist Church. ...
— Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee • Captain Robert E. Lee, His Son

... together at night and in the basement of an African Baptist Church, the room being used in the daytime to accommodate a school for colored children. It was in an obscure quarter of Boston known as "Nigger Hill." The conference was in the month of December, and the night is thus described by Oliver Johnson, who was one of the twelve: ...
— The Abolitionists - Together With Personal Memories Of The Struggle For Human Rights • John F. Hume

Words linked to "Baptist Church" :   Protestant denomination, Baptist, Baptist denomination

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