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Rock Springs Baptist

Established 1900  

The Newnan Herald, Friday, January 30, 1925

SOME BAPTIST HISTORY --- Rock Spring Church

Rock Spring Church was constituted in 1900, receiving by letter 39 members and by baptism 12, M. D. Thurmond, clerk, P. C. Smith and M. D. Thurmond messengers to the Western Association. The pastors were Rev. C. J. Short 8 years, Rev. W. T. Miller 1, Rev. H. S. Rees 4, Rev. W. W. Chandler 2, Rev. E. G. Hammond 3, and Rev. J. E. Daniel 7 and present pastor.

The membership of the church numbered in its early history about 80, then dropping to 30, and now about 80, never numbering more than 85. The baptisms up to date about 115. The Sunday school was superintended (in 1900) for three years by P. C. Smith, two years by J. W. Thurmond, five years or more by M. D. Thurmond, and the last ten years by J. M. Hall.

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