Oak Grove Baptist Church in Fincherville

Striving to become the church of choice for this generation.

We the Pastor and Members of Oak Grove Baptist

We the Pastor and Members of Oak Grove Baptist are:

Striving to become your church of choice for this generation by:

We are:

  • • A place where the Word of God is taught
  • • A place where the Spirit of God is alive
  • • A place where fellowship is real
  • • A place where Jesus Christ is exalted

We believe that we can reach the world for Jesus Christ, if we touch one life at a time.

Come join us, let us touch you and change your life.

May God bless and keep you!

Pastor Poleon &

Evangelist Roxie Griffin

Our History:  "Celebrating a Proud Past "

Our mission: "To Reach the world for Jesus Christ, touching one life at a time." 

"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. A-men."  Matt 28:19-20

 Our History:

  • 1900     Original congregation formed from members of Wolf Creek County Line Baptist Church. Congregation included Charlie Pye, Rand Victom, Frank Williamson and Carrie Roberts Gay.
  • 1901     Land purchased for first church building for $7.00. First church building built at approximately this time.
  • 1921     Sixteen members baptized by Rev. 1som Evans.
  • 1928     Benny Gay ordained and becomes Chairman of Board of Deacons, s11me he was the only deacon.
  • 1947     Second church building constructed under Rev. James Stafford.
  • 1953     Senior Choir organized under Rev. Paul Prothro. Mrs. Lettie Prothro, Director; Mrs. Ella L. Gay, President.
  • 1955     Benny Gay, Chairman since 1928, moves to Texas. George Gay becomes Chairman.
  • 1970     Current church building constructed. Cost, $5,000. 1976 Construction of fellowship hall. Cost, $7,000.
  • 1986     Rev. S. D. Obie elected pastor. Fifty-six new members added by the end of 1987.
  • 1988     Oak Grove sponsors first vacation bible school. school.
  • 1989     Improvement and enlargement of sanctuary completed. Cost, $22,000 Church witnesses its most  successful revival. Rev. Felton James, evangelist.
  • 1990     Rev. R. Bryant elected 29th pastor.
  • 1992     First Sunday in May, Sister Janice Stodghill, the first woman licensed to preach by a Baptist church in Butts County, preaches first sermon.
  • 1993     Bank note for 1989 church improvements retired.
  • 1994     Church improvements. County water, indoor baptizing pool, sanctuary pews, new carpeting. 1996 Fellowship hall improvements.
  • 1997     Rev. Poleon Griffin installed as 30th pastor of Oak Grove. 1999 Wall of sanctuary redone, bathrooms remodeled.
  • 2000     Fellowship hall remodeled addition of new kitchen and dining area. Cost, $40,000.
  • 2004     Bank note for 2000 church improvements retired. 2006 Sister Roxie Griffin licensed to preach.
  • 2007     Reverend Reginald Morgan licensed to preach. 2009 Oak Grove goes online at http://www.myogbc.com/

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OGBC Highlights

 

  • The Hormel Food Ham Hock Cook off August 17-20, 2010 was a huged sucess. Thanks, to everyone who pariscipated in this event.
  • Our annual Women's Day Celebration on August 15, 2010 was a huged sucess. Sis Pamela Benjamin was outstanding. Thanks to the women of Oak Grove for a wonderful program.
  • Come and go with us to Villa Rica, Ga. Friday night August 20, 2010, 7:30 PM. Oak Grove will be closing out Revival at Bethsadia Baptist Church Pastured by Reverend Kenneth Bryant.

 

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