Church Records-GA-1838
LDS film #0203826-Historical Sketch of Houston County
Baptists
Georgia-January 1923 by Walter M Lee.  
Records in possession of Perry Baptist Church.
A history of the Perry Church, written by Deacon Thomas M.
Killen

In 1896 stated that the church was organized March 31, 1838,
the place of organization being unknown.

Perry Church, February 2nd 1839

1st  Opened a Door in usual order for the reception of
members, and 
Received SISTER JANE WARREN and SISTER LIZZA a woman of
coller, both by 
Letter from the church at Dublin Laurens Ct.

Perry Church, March 2nd 1839

The church met agreeable to appointment for public worship. 
Preaching by
Brother Langley and after which the church met in
conference:  first, as is
our custom, Opened a Door for the reception of members, but
received none,

2ndly  The church proceded to extend the Right Hand of
Fellowship to SISTER
LIZZA a woman of Coller whoes Letter had been previously
presented by 
SISTER WARREN and sanctioned by the church; 

Perry Church, June 25th 1842 
After preaching on Sunday the 25th the church extended the
right hand of 
fellowship to too coloured sisters the property of Doctor
West Rachael & 
Mary which was Received By letter at March meeting 

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