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jgregory [Forks of Gunpowder Baptist Church]
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 The [[churches|church]] was organized in [[1812]] by members of the [[Bullittsburg Baptist Church]] and the [[Belleview Baptist church|Middle Creek Baptist Church]] who wished to establish a church closer to their [[historic homes|homes]]. The [[churches|church]] was organized in [[1812]] by members of the [[Bullittsburg Baptist Church]] and the [[Belleview Baptist church|Middle Creek Baptist Church]] who wished to establish a church closer to their [[historic homes|homes]].
  
-{{ http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/gunpowder_church.jpg?​300|Forks of Gunpowder Baptist Church ​congregation}}+<​html><​img alt="​Forks of Gunpowder Baptist Church Congregation"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​33702/​0"​ width="​300" align="​right"​ title="​Forks of Gunpowder Baptist Church"></​html> ​
  
-The church building was built on an island about twelve miles southeast of [[Bullittsburg]],​ where the [[Gunpowder Creek]] forks thus the name.  The land was sold to the church by founding member (and later pastor) [[Lewis Conner]] for one dollar.+The church building was built on an island about twelve miles southeast of [[Bullittsburg]],​ where the Gunpowder Creek forks thus the name.  The land was sold to the church by founding member (and later pastor) [[Lewis Conner]] for one dollar.
  
 From 1812 to 1840 the church was a member of the [[North Bend Association of Baptists]]. In [[1840]], the group left the North Bend Association and joined the [[Salem Association of Predestinarian Baptists|Salem Association]],​ reflecting a change in theology. So it remained until [[1897]] when the church was abandoned. ​ From 1812 to 1840 the church was a member of the [[North Bend Association of Baptists]]. In [[1840]], the group left the North Bend Association and joined the [[Salem Association of Predestinarian Baptists|Salem Association]],​ reflecting a change in theology. So it remained until [[1897]] when the church was abandoned. ​
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-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject="​Fusion Digital Collection",​ "​electronic photographs",​ "​Forks ​of gunpowder ​Baptist Church"​|Browse photographs]] of Forks of Gunpowder Baptist Church +  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​history/​search/​results?qu=forks+of+gunpowder+baptist+church&​qf=BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Photograph%09Photograph&​te=ASSET|Browse photographs]] of Forks of Gunpowder Baptist Church 
-  * [[lewis conner|Conner,​ Lewis]]. //North Bend Association of Baptists [[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/REL.CL.1829.__North_Bend_Baptist_Association.__CIRCULAR_LETTER_(Lewis_Conner),​_1829.pdf|Circular Letter]], 1829.// +  * [[lewis conner|Conner,​ Lewis]]. //North Bend Association of Baptists [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​26547/​0|Circular Letter]], 1829.// 
-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/polaris/view.aspx?​cn=475003|Local history file: Protestant-Gunpowder Baptist Church]]+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​32666/​0|Forks of the Gunpowder Baptist Church ​Minutes, 1866-1898, and Membership Lists, 1825-1898]]
  
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