CONVENTION CHURCH RECORDS EROSE BAPTIST CHURCH
 Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost 

NAME & DATE

LEE HOPKINS  no date
CREASIE JACKSON  no date
FLORENCE JACKSON no date
JUNIOR JONES  1950
DOCK LAWSON  no date
LULA LAWSON  no date
LINZA GAMBREL   JAN. 19,1935
MOLLIE GAMBREL  JAN. 19,1935
TRESSIE GAMBREL  JAN. 19,1935
ALLIE GRUBB  JAN. 19,1935
DAISY MILLS  1935
MARY MILLS  1935
SHERMAN MILLS  1935
AXIE SIZEMORE  1935
DAVE SIZEMORE  1935
LUCY SIZEMORE  1935
ROSA SIZEMORE  1935
SPEED SIZEMORE  1935
WILLIAM SIZEMORE 1935
DORA SIZEMORE  JUNE 1935
ED SIZEMORE  JUNE 1935
LINDY SLUSHER  1935
CEAPHUS SLUSHER  1935
NETTIE SLUSHER  1935
LIZA JANE SLUSHER 1935
JOHN SMALLWOOD  1935
SARAH SMALLWOOD  1935
LILLIE B. SMITH  1935
FANNIE SMITH  1935
FLORA JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
FORKNER JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
GEORGE JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
LINDA JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
MARTHA JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
MOLLIE JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
ROSA JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
TRESSIE JACKSON  JUL. 19,1936
ISAAC JONES  JUL. 19,1936
LENA JONES  JUL. 19,1936
CLARENCE SIZEMORE JAN. 19,1936
SAWYER GRUBB  AUG. 18,1937
CARR SAYLOR  1937
JOE SAYLOR  1937
LIZZA SAYLOR  1937
LARRY SIZEMORE  1937
FINLEY SLUSHER  1937
JANE SLUSHER  1937
ALLEN SMITH  1937
ELLA SMITH  1937
GILBERT SMITH  1937
MAY SMITH  1937
NEWT SMITH  1937
HOUSTON JACKSON  1939
LAWRENCE JACKSON 1939
REED JACKSON  1939
DOROTHY PATTERSON AUG. 25,1940
LINDA SMITH  OCT. 23,1943
SUDIE WAGERS  OCT. 23,1943
ELBERT PATTERSON 1948
FRANK PATTERSON  1948
LUCY PATTERSON  1948
NANCY PATTERSON  1948
NELLIE PATTERSON 1948
ODA PATTERSON  1948
LIZA PETTY  1948
CLAUDE MILLS  1950
EUNICE MILLS  1950
IMOGENE MILLS  1950
ANNA LEE ROARK  1950
LUCY ELLEN ROARK 1950
MAE SMITH  1950
R. D. SMITH  1950
GENEVA WAGERS  1950
FELIX WAGERS  1950
FANNIE WARREN  1950
MATT WARREN  1950
RALPH WARREN  1950
EUGENE JACKSON  SEPT. 21, 1950
LULA JACKSON  SEPT. 21, 1950
MARAGRET HELTON  1950
DORA HUBBARD   1952
MARY J. HONEYCUT  1952
RAEBIRTO JACKSON 1952
ADA ROARK  1952
KELSIE ROARK  1952
LUCY ROARK  1952
LIZZIE, SIZEMORE 1952
LOUISE SIZEMORE  1952
OMA SLUSHER  OCT 12, 1957
MOLLIE MARIE SLUSHER OCT 12, 1957
G. C. STEWART  JUL. 19,1959
EASLENE GAMBREL  JUL. 19,1959
DESSIE GRUBB  1959
JUNIOR GRUBB  JUL. 19,1959
CORA HENSLEY  JUL. 19,1959
HAILEY MILLS  JUL. 19,1959
OMA MILLS  JUL. 19,1959
EASLENE PATTERSON JUL. 19,1959
EASTER SIZEMORE  1959
EARNEST SIZEMORE JUL. 19,1959
GLADYS SIZEMORE  JUL. 19,1959
T. J. SIZEMORE  JUL. 19,1959
MARIE SLUSHER  JUL. 19,1959
RICHARD SMITH  1959
JOYCE SMITH  JUL. 19,1959
SAM BROCK  OCT. 28,1961
LENZIE GAMBRELL  NOV. 1, 1961
HENRY HOLDER   NOV. 1, 1961
MARY JANE PATTERSON  NOV. 1, 1961
LILLY PATTERSON  NOV. 1, 1961
CHESTER ROARK   NOV. 1, 1961
ALICE SIZEMORE   NOV. 1, 1961
SUDIE WAGERS   NOV. 1, 1961
VERSIE GAMBREL  JAN. 20,1962
VERDA HOLDER   JAN. 20,1962
CLYDE LEE GOODIN  JAN. 20,1962
GOLDIE MAE PEACE  JAN. 20,1962
COLSON MESSER   JAN. 20,1962
BOSS MILLS   JAN. 20,1962
FRANK PATTERSON  JAN. 20,1962
MOLLIE PATTERSON  JAN. 20,1962
LAWRENCE ROARK   JAN. 20,1962
MAY SAYLOR  JAN. 20,1962
EDWARD SIZEMORE  JAN. 20,1962
ELBERT SIZEMORE  JAN. 20,1962
LUCY SIZEMORE   JAN. 20,1962
ELIZA JANE SLUSHER  JAN. 20,1962
CLEARA SLUSHER   JAN. 20,1962
MATTHEW SLUSHER  JAN. 20,1962
SILUS SLUSHER   JAN. 20,1962
ALLEN SMITH   JAN. 20,1962
DELLA SMITH   JAN. 20,1962
ELLIE SMITH   JAN. 20,1962
MOLLIE SMITH   JAN. 20,1962
LINDA WAGERS  JAN. 20, 1962
McKINLEY WARREN  JAN. 20,1962
 

PASTORS 
FRED CHAVIES 
FORESTER GIBSON 
EMIT PRICKETT 
HENRY HOLDER 
EARNEST GOODIN 
EVERETT HARMON 
SIDNEY ROSE 
JOHN WILLIAMS 
REV. BREWER
BILLY PHILLIPS
DILLARD SMALLWOOOD
JOE SMITH
JOHN WILLIAMS

CLERKS
LINDA SMITH
FANNIE WARREN
LINDA WAGERS
ALICE SIZEMORE
SUDIE WAGERS
ELLA SMITH
FINLEY HUBBARD
M.J.PATTERSON
 
 

October 19, 1935
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session after  singing and prayer. The church called Brother Fred CHAVES as their Pastor for the next  year and Brother Finley F. HUBBARD as church clerk for the next year. The Pastor  preached a sermon from Exodus 23 chapter 30, then the church were dismissed until 10  O'clock Sunday. then on Sunday the Pastor, Brother Fred CHAVES, delivered a message and the church went to the water and the Pastor attended to the ordinance of baptism and 
was dismissed until the 3rd Saturday and Sunday in November.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

November 16,1935
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor Bro. Fred CHAVIES present church was called to seats for business. No business transacted. Sermon by Pastor, church dismissed until Sunday at 10 o'clock. On Sunday Dave SIZEMORE received in to fellowship of the church by experience and baptism. Church dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in December.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

December 22, 1935
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor Bro. Fred CHAVES present church was called to seats for business. No business transacted. Sermon by Pastor, church dismissed until Sunday at 10 o'clock. On Sunday sermon by the Pastor, church dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in January 1936.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

January 18, 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor Bro. Fred CHAVES preached on Saturday night and no church business done and on Sunday preached and dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in February.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

February 15, 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor Bro. Fred CHAVES preached and no church business was done on Saturday night and Sunday dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in March.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

March 21, 1936 &April 19, 1936 - similar notes as above meeting
 

May 16,1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor Fred CHAVES present after singing and prayer. The church was called to seats for business done up. Then the Pastor preached a sermon from Jeremiah chapter 2 verse 13. Church dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in April.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

July 18, 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church in Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor present the church found in peace, no business transacted. Church decided to set Revival on the first Saturday in August and return Dan Roe to help with sermon preached by Pastor on Saturday and Sunday.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

August 22, 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church in Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor present after singing and prayer. Sermon preached by the Pastor, church called to seats for business church found in peace one with another. The church set aside brother John SMALLWOOD, Ceaphus Slusher, and Issac Jones to be ordained for deacons on the new mountain time, the church has fault. Closed revival meeting in which 22 were converted and baptized. This all was done by order of the church.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

September 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ of Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Church was found in peace one with another. Church then ordained Bro. John SMALLWOOD, Issac Jones, and Ceaphus Slusher. Deacons consisted of Bro. Dan Roe of the Possum Hollow Church. Bro Jeff HUBBARD and S. J. PATTERSON of Salem Church. Fred CHAVES of New Hope Church, Finley HUBBARD of Pigeon Roost church. Sermon preached by Fred CHAVES.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

October 24, 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ of Pigeon Roost met in regular session.  Pastor present the church called to order and found in peace one with another. The church then called Bro. Fred CHAVES as their Pastor for an indefinite length of time. Sermon preached by the Pastor then the congregation was dismissed until Sunday. The Pastor preached on Sunday and then dismissed until the 3rd Saturday and Sunday in November.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

November 19, 1936
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ of Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Sung songs and dismissed on the count of the Pastor was absent.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

March 20, 1937  - normal meeting notes

April 17, 1937
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session.Pastor present after singing and prayer, Pastor preached and church called to seats for business church found in peace and love. Preparations for regular communion for next regular term was set in June for the Lords Supper.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES. - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

May 16.1937
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer Pastor called church to order, all found in peace one with another. Pastor preached sermon from Malachi. Church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in June.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

June 19, 1937
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached and was dismissed until Sunday. Sunday after singing and prayer the Pastor preached and then the church was called to seats and found in peace and love one with another. Then the church took the communion together, this being the first communion that this church had ever taken. The church was dismissed until the 3rd Saturday and Sunday in July.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

July 19, 1937 - normal meeting notes

August 21, 1937
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor present church found in peace one with another, church started a revival meeting. The results was two baptism for the week. Amount in treasure $3.00, collection $1.20, paid to Pastor $1.50 leaving in treasure $2.80.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

September 19, 1937
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor present church together found in peace one with another. Church approved a letter to the association. A collection of $3.00 was taken up. $2.50 was sent to the orphanage home and $1.00 was given to the association for printing the minutes. Pastor preached on the subject of a missionary church, this was done by a order of the church. The church was dismissed until the 3rd Saturday in October.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

October 21, 1937 & November 19, 1937 - normal meeting notes
 

December 21, 1937
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. No church because Pastor was absent.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

January 19, 1938, February 18, 1938, March 20, 1938 - normal meeting notes
 

April 17, 1938,  May 20,1938 & June 19, 1938  - normal meeting notes
 

July 21, 1938
No church held and no business done.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

August 17,1938
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from Hebrews 12 verse 1. The church was called to seats for business, no business was done. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in September. In the treasure $2.49 cents, we had a revival September 1, 1938. Revival lasted for one week, no addition to the church but a wonderful unity for the church and paid our preacher $9.05 for the services.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

September 17, 1938
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from Luke and John then the church was called to seats for business and the church took communion. The church honored a letter an sent to the association and sent delegates Fred CHAVES, Finley HUBBARD, and Ceaphus Slusher and then the church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in October. In 
the treasure was $1.49. Pastor received $1.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

October 16, 1938
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 5th chapter of Deuteronomy, then the church was called to seats for business. No business was done, everybody was in peace in the treasure $2.24 and they were dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in November. Pastor received $1.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

November 20, 1938
No church was held. No business done.
Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON -Church Clerk

December 18, 1938
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 8'b chapter of Romans. The church was called to seats for business, no business was done everybody was in peace. Then the church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in January 1939. The treasure had 
$.50 cents. The Pastor received $1.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

January 22, 1939
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 6th chapter of John. The church was called to seats for business, no business done everybody found in peace with one another. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in February. The deed of our church was put on record December 7, 1938 the cost was $1.00 leaving $.21 cents
 in the treasure. Pastor received $1.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

February 18, 1939, March 19, 1939 & April 15, 1939 - normal meeting notes
 

May 21,1939
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 5tb chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business. The church excluded Houston Jackson, Linda Jackson, Speed SIZEMORE, and Rosie SIZEMORE parted from the faith of the Missionary Baptist Church. A motion from the church was discontinued until further orders. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in June. Pastor received $.85 cents

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

June 18,1939 & July 16, 1939 - normal meeting notes

August 17, 1939
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 4'h chapter of Hebrews. Then the church was called to seats for business and excluded Clarence SIZEMORE, Finley Slusher, Robert North, Felix North, and Stilefair North are all excluded from the church for practicing the wiles of the devil. Also allegations brought against Edd SIZEMORE, Louisa SIZEMORE, Oda PATTERSON, Matthew Slusher, Jane Slusher, Eliza J. Slusher, Cleara 
Slusher, and William SIZEMORE. The church was then dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in September.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

September 17, 1939
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 5'h chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business and the church restored back Edd SIZEMORE, Oda PATTERSON, Cleara Slusher, Lizia J Slusher, and Matthew Slusher to the church. Jane Slusher, William SIZEMORE, and Louisa SIZEMORE is still waiting for action of the church. Then the Church granted a letter to the association an sent delegates Brother Isaac Jones and Brother Edd SIZEMORE and Brother Sherman Mills and Brother Finley HUBBARD and Judge Jackson. Then the church was d1smissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday 
in October. Pastor received $1.25 and sent $1.00 to the association for minutes.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

October 16, 1939
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 21" chapter of Saint Luke. The church was called to seats for business, Jane Slusher was restored back to the church in fellowship and Louisa SIZEMORE was excluded from the church because of parting of faith. Finley HUBBARD called for his letter and the church granted the letter and the Pastor carried it over until the next meeting on account of a misunderstanding between Finley HUBBARD and the Pastor. Also the Church extended an arm from the Pigeon Roost Church of 3 deacons. John SMALLWOOD, Ceaphus Slusher, and Issac Jones. M. J. PATTERSON 
, Church Clerk, Lucy Honeycutt, Cleara Slusher, Janette Slusher, and Finley HUBBARD to help establish a church on the head of Goose Creek. Pastor received $1.69.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

November 16, 1939
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 7th chapter of Corinthians. The church was called for business and the church granted Linda North, Tressie Grubb, Daisy Mills, Flora Jackson, sent letters to the Emanuel Missionary Church on the head of Goose Creek. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in December. Pastor received $.65 cents.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

December 16, 1939
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 6th chapter of Hebrews. The church was called to seats for business and Finley HUBBARD still continues for his letter and Ceaphus Slusher called it over until next meeting on account of talking to Finley  HUBBARD. The Church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in January.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk
 

January 1940
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Met but no church because Pastor was absent.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

February 18, 1940
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 3 rd chapter of Romans. The church was called to seats for business. Finley HUBBARD called letter and HUBBARD dismissed his call for his letter. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in March. Pastor received $.80 cents.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

March 16,1940, April & May 1940 - normal business notes
 

June 1940
No church on account of Polly WARRENs funeral at the grave yard.
 

July 21, 1940
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 24'h chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business, no business was done all in peace. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in August. Pastor received $1.05.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

August 18,1940
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session.  After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 21't chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business, no business was done. We had a weeks revival an added 5 to the church, 2 by relationship and 3 candidates for baptism. Our September church was absent on account of the association an we lettered up to the association and sent the delegate Ceaphus Slusher and Finley HUBBARD. The church was dismissed until the 3rd Saturday and Sunday in October.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

November 21, 1940 - normal meeting notes

December 17, 1940
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 5th chapter of 2 Kings. The church was called to seats for business, no business was done everybody was in peace then the church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in April. In the treasure $-37 cents. Pastor received $1.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

January 1941
No church on account of Pastor being absent and no church in February or March on account of Pastor being absent.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

April 19, 1941 & May 18, 1941 - normal meeting notes

June 21, 1941
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 3rd chapter of Saint Luke. The church was called to seats for business, no business transacted. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in July. The church received $21.50 to buy seats and windows. Pastor received $2.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

July 1941
No church on account of Pastor being absent.
Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

August 18, 1941 - normal meeting notes

No Records until April 1942

April 19, 1942, May 17,1942, July 19, 1942, August 16, 1942, October 20, 1942 - normal notes

August 22, 1943, September 18, 1943 - normal meeting notes

October 17, 1943
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 3 chapter of Luke. The church was called to seats for business, no business done. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in September. Pastor received $.80 cents.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

November 1942
No church on account of the Pastor being absent.
Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

April 15,1943
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 8'h chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business, no business transacted. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in May.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

May 16,1943
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 9h chapter of Psalms. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in June.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

June 18, 1943
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 8'b chapter of Psalms. The church was called to seats for business, no business was done. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday of July.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

July 18, 1943
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 3rd chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business, the church elected Brother Fred Chivies for our Pastor for the next twelve months and M. J. PATTERSON for the Church Clerk for the next year. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday of August.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

August thru October 1943 - regular meeting notes

November 21, 1943
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 3rd chapter of Matthew. We had two members join and be baptized. The church was dismissed until 3rd Sunday in December.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

December 17, 1943 - normal meeting notes

May, June and July 1944 - normal meeting notes

August 17,1944
We are the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 14th chapter of Hebrews. The church was dismissed until 3rd Sunday in October.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

October 1944
No church on account of Oda PATTERSON funeral in Harlan County Kentucky.
Bro. Fred CHAVIES -Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

November 1944
No church on account of Pastor was absent.
Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

December 21, 1944
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor preached from 9th chapter of Timothy. The church was dismissed until 3rd Sunday in January.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

January 1945
No church on account of Pastor being absent.
Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
M. J. PATTERSON - Church Clerk

No records for Feb-March 1945

April, May, and June 1945 - regular meeting notes

July 1945 - No Church Clerk

August 19, 1945
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 7t" chapter of Matthew. The church was dismissed until 3rd Saturday and Sunday in September.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

September 1945
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. The church was called to seats for business. The church elected James Gambrel for the Pastor and he never came to the church for 2 months. We became short of a Pastor for 2 months.

Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

December 8 & 15, 1945
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. The church came together and elected the Rev. John WILLIAMS for their Pastor for the next year. The church set their meetings on the regular time on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

Rev. John WILLIAMS - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

January 19, 1946
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 30th chapter of Isaiah.

Rev. John WILLIAMS - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

February through May 1946 - normal meeting notes

June 19, 1946
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached and the church was dismissed until the 3rd Saturday and Sunday in July. The Pastor failed to come, no church is present at this time.

Finley HUBBARD - Church Clerk

April 1947
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After a long absence of a Pastor we met and elected Brother Fred Chivies as our Pastor for the next year.

Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

October 18, 1947
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 3 rd chapter of Matthew. No business transacted, and church was dismissed until 3 rd Saturday and Sunday in November.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

November 15,1947
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, church was called to business transacted. Pastor present and found church in peace one with another. Church has on hand $75.00 given by the Board of Education to repair the building. Linda SMITH, Church Clerk, has this money at present.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

April 18, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Pastor present the church was called to order for business, no business was transacted. Pastor preached on subject of little things. The church was dismissed in order until 3rd Sunday in May.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

May 16, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from V chapter of Nehemiah. Church passed an order and elected the Pastor the see the Board of Education for what rent they pay for the building this year.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES, - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

June 19, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 11th chapter of Matthew. The church was called to seats for business. The church appointed the Pastor to sign a claim with the Board of Education for the rent on the church building for this year and have the check made to him and bring the money back when he came. He had turned the $100.00 over to the church clerk and I (Linda SMITH) have the money at this time. The church paid out $40.00 to Frank PATTERSON and Frank Petty for work on foundation of building. 
Leaving in the treasure the sum of $135.00.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

July 17, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer the church was called to order of business and the church made an order to give the Pastor $10.00 for his trouble and experience of collecting the rent on the church building for the last two years. Leaving $125.00 in the treasure at this time. After the sermon by the Pastor the church was dismissed until the 3rd Sunday in August.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

August 22, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from the 24h chapter of Matthew then the church was called to order and the clerk read the minutes of our last meeting and the church approved it. The church gave the Pastor and the clerk the right to buy the roofing for the church at the Jellico Grocery Company at Barboursville, Kentucky. The church took a free will offering the amount was $2.11, making a total amount in treasure of $127.11. The roofing was bought at a cost of $137.34 the whole sale gave us $2.34 and we paid $127.00 leaving a debt of $8.00. The church has in the treasure at this time $.11 cents.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

September 19, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer the church was called to order by the Pastor. The church was found in peace one with another the clerk read the minutes of the last meeting and it was approved by the church. The church elected Brother Fred Chivies for Pastor and Linda SMITH as the Church Clerk, this done by order of the church.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

October 8, 1949
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, the church elected Brother Forester GIBSON as Pastor for 3 months. The church was called to order found in peace one with another. The church took up a free will offering of $3.60. The Pastor preached then the church was dismissed until the 2 d Saturday and Sunday in November. The treasury now has $97.00.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Linda WAGERS - Church Clerk

October 17, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer the church was called to order by the Pastor. The church was found in peace one with another. There was no business transacted. The Pastor preached and a free will offering was taken for the Pastor. The amount was $2.05, then the church was dismissed until the 3rd Sunday in November. Amount in treasure is $.46 cents.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

November 21, 1948
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer the church was called to order by the Pastor. The church was found in peace one with another. The Pastor collected a claim of $2.00 for holding an election in the church building. The church was dismissed until 3rd Sunday in December. Amount in treasure at this time $2.46.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

April 10, 1949
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached. The church was called to order for business. Church passed an order to change the service to the 2nd Saturday and Sunday of each month. The church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday in May.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

May 14,1949
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, church called to order found in peace. Church took up a free will offering for the Pastor the sum of $3.37. Pastor preached from the 19th chapter of Luke. Church dismissed until the 2 d Saturday and Sunday in June.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

June 11, 1949
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Pastor preached from 13'h chapter of Matthew. Church was called to order for business, no business was transacted. Church was dismissed until 2 d Saturday and Sunday in July.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES, - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

July 10, 1949
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, church was called to order for business. The church passed an order for the Pastor, Fred Chivies, to collect the rent on the church building the sum of $100.00 for the school being taught in the church building. The Pastor preached from the 10h chapter of Luke. The church was dismissed until the 2nd Saturday and Sunday in August.

Bro. Fred CHAVIES - Pastor
Linda SMITH - Church Clerk

December 10, 1949
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Brother Bill Fuston and Brother Forester GIBSON preached. Then the church was called to order, found in peace and harmony. The church elected Brother Forester GIBSON as Pastor for the next year. Fannie WARREN was elected as Church Clerk. A free will offering for Pastor GIBSON in the amount of $4.25. Total in treasure $95.00. The church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday and Sunday of January.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk
 

anuary 14, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Brother Forester preached. The church was called to order found in peace. The Pastor asked for a loan from the treasure. The church granted him the sum of $40.00. Total in treasure now $55.00. Free will offering of $.50 cents was taken up. The church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in February.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk

February 11, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Brother Joe SMITH preached in place of the Pastor being absent. The church was seated for business, no business was done past until next church time. Then the church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in March. A free will offering for Brother Joe was $.55 cents. Total in treasure now $55.00.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk

March 11, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After singing and prayer, Brother GIBSON preached. The church was called to order the minutes of our last meeting was read. The church accepted it and an offering was taken up $4.66 and went into the treasure on the loan. Total in treasure $59.66. The church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in April.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk

April 8, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Brother Forester preached then the church was dismissed until the 2 d Saturday and Sunday in May.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk

June 10, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Brother Forester preached. The church was called to order and the minutes of our last meeting were read and approved. A free will offering of $6.90 went into the treasure. Total in treasure $66.56 the church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in July.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk

July 8, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, Brother Forester preached. The church was called to order the minutes of our last meeting were read and approved. The letters were granted to Allen and Ella SMITH, Claude and Imogene Mills, Mae SMITH and Fannie WARREN and Lee Hopkins to the Alex Creek Baptist Church. The church was dismissed until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in August. Total in treasure $66.56.

Bro. Forester GIBSON - Pastor
Fannie WARREN - Church Clerk

August 21, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. The church elected 2 others for the church, Brother Emit PRICKETT for the Pastor and Alice SIZEMORE for the Church Clerk. Evelyn Jackson, Lula Jackson, Goldie Mae Slusher, and Margaret Helton were baptized that day. The church was dismissed until 3 rd Saturday and Sunday in September.

Rev. Emit PRICKETT - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

September 19, 1950
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the Pastor preached then the church was called to seats for business. Evelyn Jackson, Lula Jackson, Goldie Mae Slusher, and Margaret Helton were accepted as members in the church. Ada Roark was dismissed from the faith and the church was dismissed until 3 rd Saturday and Sunday in October. The church was absent from September 1950 until July 1951 for the cause of a Pastor.

Rev. Emit PRICKETT - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

July 1951
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Afterthe singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church elected Rev. Henry HOLDER for Pastor for the next year. Rev. HOLDER preached Saturday and Sunday night and the offering for Pastor was $7.00. The church was dismissed in order until the 2nd Saturday and Sunday in August.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

August 1951
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another and the church did elect Mrs. Linda WAGERS for the Secretary of Treasure and the offering was $10.16. The Pastor put in the treasure $1.00 and the church was dismissed in order until the 2nd Saturday and Sunday in September.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

September 1951
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another and the minutes were read and approved by the church. The offering was $12.66 for the Pastor. The Preacher began on Sunday and the 9th and closed on Sunday the 16th. No members were added to the church, the church was dismissed until 2 d Saturday and Sunday in October. A new treasure was started, total in treasure was $1.00.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

October 1951
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. The church did give Brother Finley HUBBARD the right to collect the rent for the church house for the year. Rent for 1951 and part of 1952, then the church was dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in November.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

November 1951
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. The Pastor opened up service then Rev. HARMON and Rev. BREWER from Corbin, Kentucky done the preaching. The church was dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in December. Total in treasure is $1.00, the offering was for the Pastor in the amount of $3.22.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

December 1951
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. No business was transacted, the Pastor opened up service and then we had a visiting Brother Rev. Dillard SMALLWOOD who done the preaching and pass over was taken. The church was dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday inJanuary. Total in treasure was $1.00. The offering for the Pastor was $3.52.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

January 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. The church talked to Ike Jones, the deacon of the church who had neglected his duty as deacon for a year. The offering for the Pastor was $4.50 then the church was dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in February. Total in treasure was $1.00.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

February 10, 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. Ike Jones was dismissed by the church as deacon for neglecting his duties at church. The Pastor opened up the service and done the preaching, we had a visiting Brother on Sunday from Alex Creek and had a very good attendance. The offering for the Pastor was $4.94 then the church was dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in March.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

March 1952 & April 1952 - normal meeting notes

May 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. No business was transacted. The Pastor opened up the service and done the preaching Saturday night and Sunday night. We had a very good attendance, the offering for the Pastor was $12.65. The church was dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in June.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

June 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. No business was transacted. The Pastor opened up the service we had 2 visiting preachers, preacher PHILLIPS and son Billy PHILLIPS. The offering was $14.50 we had 1 week revival, with 6 converted and baptized. The offering for the visiting preachers was around $20.00. The church was dismissed in order until 2 d Saturday and Sunday in July.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

July 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was seated for business. The church was found in peace one with another. No business was transacted. A motion was made and seconded by the church to dismiss church in August for a funeral in Clay County. Four new members were added to the church by baptism. The Pastor opened up service and done the preaching. The church was dismissed in order until 2 d Saturday and Sunday in September. Total in treasure is $1.00.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

September 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was called to order by preacher HARMON to be seated for business. The church was found in peace with one another. Two new members were added to the church by baptism, the Pastor was absent due to sickness and preacher HARMON filled his place. The offering was $2.66, the church was dismissed in order until 2 d Saturday and Sunday in October. Total in treasure $1.00.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

October 1952
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was called to order by preacher HARMON to be seated for business. The church was found in peace with one another. We had a very good attendance on Sunday and had some visitors. The church was dismissed in order until 2 d Saturday and Sunday in November. The offering was $4.20.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

June 1953
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was called to order by preacher HARMON to be seated for business. The church was found in peace with one another. The church was absent from November until the 2 "d Saturday and Sunday in May then the Pastor was called to preach at a funeral in May. The offering for the Pastor was $4.25. The church dismissed in order until 2nd Saturday and Sunday in July.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

July 1953
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. Afterthe singing and prayer, the church was called to order by preacher HARMON to be seated for business. The church was found in peace with one another. The same Pastor, Rev. Henry HOLDER, was elected again for one year. Alice SIZEMORE was elected again for one year July 12, 1953. The church changed the meeting time from 2 d until the 3 rd of each month. The offering out of the treasure was $3.50. A free will offering was taken up of $3.39. The church was dismissed in order until 3 rd Saturday and Sunday in August 1953. 
The church was absent until May 1954.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk

May 1954
We the Missionary Baptist Church of Christ at Pigeon Roost met in regular session. After the singing and prayer, the church was called to order by preacher HARMON to be seated for business. The church was found in peace with one another. No business was  transacted. The church was dismissed in order until 3 d Saturday and Sunday in June. Total in treasure is $50.00.

Rev. Henry HOLDER - Pastor
Alice SIZEMORE - Church Clerk
 
 

Above records donated by Edward and Oma Roark
and contributed by Carol Slusher Grove 
9/30/2000 

     

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