Boyhood Church

Most of the churches were built like this, with a sort of half-basement and a sanctuary up a set of stairs. According to the historical marker in front of the church, the Methodists “built the basement” in 1930 and began holding services there. In 1947, the sanctuary was added above it.

Today, according to that same marker, “the church continues to serve as an area spiritual center.” The United Methodist Church’s handy find-a-church tool indicates that the church has 36 members and a pastor named Claude Early. But then again, none of the buttons on the site to learn about worship, ministry, staff, or additional information return any information at all. This leads me to the conclusion that is either a currently-active church or it is not. But I’ll just go ahead and accept that is a spiritual center.

Mobeetie, Texas
photographed 12.27.2019

Posted on January 13, 2020, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Some of those spirits hang around for a long time…

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