Historic Markers Across Alabama



Walnut Creek United Methodist Church



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: 314 Co. Rd 458, Clanton, AL
County: Chilton
Coordinates: N 32° 51.27    W 086° 35.91
  32.85462      -86.59857
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDWDK
 



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Walnut Creek United Methodist Church
Established 1820.


Arthur Love, a charter member, was first pastor.
Organized as a Methodist Episcopal Church.
Became Methodist Protestant, 1828.
Changed to Methodist Church, 1939.
Affiliated with United Methodist, 1968.
In the original church built of logs, Judge James Q. Smith, Montgomery, in 1869, presided at first court held in Baker Co. (now Chilton).

Circa 1875, a frame building replaced log church. Present brick building erected 1935. Walnut Creek United Methodist Church has always maintained a progressive Sunday School.








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