THROUGH THE YEARS

Church history 6Early 1890’s
Ebenezer Baptist Church
 
Church history 8 1957
Row one:Frances Stimmel, Sharon Hwdyshell (Mount), Dorothy Sheets, Geneva Griggs, Karen Howdyshell (Westrenbarger)
Row Two: Letha Kinnamon, Unidentified, Patty Stimmel (Edgar), Mary Griggs, Marie Leadford, Virginia Beougher, Evelyn Howdyshell, Lucy Howdyshell
 
Church history 111968
Parsonage ground breaking. Pictured left to right: Johnnie Walker, Stanford McWilliams, Mr. Howdyshell, David Howdyshell, Loren Howdyshell, Rev. John McDanel, Frank Carpenter, Fred Coomer, and Carl Griggs.
 

Church history 13 October 1974

Recognition of couples married 50 years or longer. Pictured left tyo right: Jess & Vestie Mohler, Anna & John Coomer, Marsha & Stanford McWilliams
 
Church history 17Late 1970’s
Ebenezer Baptist Church. Notice the church bell, which was purchased in 1903. The bell is now located at the new church.
 
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Mid 1990’s
Youth group skit “Mik’s Jr. Clown Show”
Left to right: Kelsy Bowers, Kristen Hartman (Woodgeard), Leroy King, Phil Westenbarger, Heather Howdyshell (Dickerson), Amy Stimmel (Keith), Jalynn Hartman (Parks), Kristen Williams, Karla Elick
 

Church history 22June 2000

First mission trip. Mission team member were: (Left to right) Deb & Don Stimmel, Kare & Chuck Westenbarger, Berneil & Everett Beal, Frances Stimmel, Gary Mount, Mary Randall, and Rev. Jim & Wilda Allison.

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Early 1920’s
Ebenezer Baptist Church
 
Church History 91957
Neva Coomer and Jerry Dupler were the first couple married at Ebenezer Baptist Church.Also pictured are Maid of Honor Pat Lawson and Best Man Ralph Bay.
 
Church history 101960’s
Ebenezer ladies 
 

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 Early 1970’s
Agape Singers singing group
Pictured left to right: Rev. Wilburn Martin, Beverly Stimmel(Mosure), Rev. Tim Lehmen, Barbara Coomer (Browm), Carol Stimmel (Hendeson), Don Stimmel, Teresa Mohler (Gill), Mary Ann Spohn (Casey), Doug Strimmel, Karen Howdyshell (Westenbarger), Shirley Walker (Carpenter), Earl Spohn, Mary Stimmel (Randall), Chuck Westenbarger, Amanda Wilson, Denise Coomer (Mock)
 

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November 11, 1979
Mortgage burning ceremony.
Left to right: Bob Wallace Jr.,James Stimmel, Paul Adair of Logan Federal Savings and Loan, Rev. Charles Spier, former pastor Rev. Wilburn Martin, Johnnie Walker, and Fred Coomer.
 

Church History 191985

Recognition of individuals with more than 25 years of Christian service. Pictured left to right: Loren & Evelyn Howdyshell, Patty Edgar, Geneva Griggs, Marsha McWilliams, Shirley & Rev. Charles Spier
 
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Late 1990’s
Youth choir
 
Church history dinner
May 2008
Mother Daughter Banquet at the Maxville Community Center
Church history 71937
Church Centennial Celebration
 
Church history 24Early 1960’s
Ebenezer Baptist Church. Notice the white building behind the church. That was the outdoor bathroom, otherwise known as the outhouse.
 
Church history 16February 1971
Recognition of Amanda Wilson for 50 years of service as church organist. Also pictured are Dr. Robert Cockrell and Sanford McWilliams.
 

Church history 121974

No church outing is complete until you have to change a tire on the church bus.

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 Early 1980’s
Children’s program
 

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June 1987
Vacation Bible School program
 

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May 1999
Mother/Daughter dinner
 
chuch history june
July 2008
Construction of new church
 
Church history dedication
 April 26, 2009
First Sunday at our new church.
Ribbon cutting ceremony