Hopewell Baptist Church (Beaver Lick, Ky.)


Hopewell Baptist Church (Beaver Lick, Ky.)
Denomination: Baptist
Mr. Robert Lett, a descendant of the Sleet Family, described the history of the Hopewell Baptist Church:
It was established as an African American church in early 1894., and was located just south of Beaver Lick near US Highway 42. In 1895 a building containing 2 rooms was constructed to serve as a church and a school.
The primary participants in the organization of the church and school were Dick Baker, George Clark (descendants migrated to Connersville) and Robert L. Sleet. In August of 1895 Rev. Comwell & Wheeler served as interim pastors. Services began on December 8, 1895 with Rev. McCody as the church's first regular pastor.
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Beaver Lick (Ky.)
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