New Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 2011

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Title

New Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 2011

Alternative Title

New Mount Calvary Baptist Church

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Churches--Florida
Baptists--Florida
Baptist Church
African American churches--Southern States

Description

New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1115 West Twelfth Street in Goldsboro, an African-American community in Sanford, Florida, in 2011. New Mount was founded in 1918 by former members of the First Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, which is also located in Goldsboro at 700 South Elm Avenue. Seeking a more outwardly diligent ministry, a group of 30 parishioners were first congregated in the home of Mr. J. W. Simmons, located on Avocado Avenue. The subsequent meetings were then held at New Salem Primitive Baptist Church, located at 1500 West Twelfth Street, under the leadership of Reverend F. J. R. Brown.

The church continued to grow, and within the same year church members began building a structure located on West Twelfth Street and Pecan Avenue, which was designed and built by famed African-American architect Prince W. Spears. Once completed in 1920, the church continued to expand and increase their involvement within the surrounding community. The church was rebuilt in 1938, adding numerous improvements and buildings to their plot of land. In 1993, New Mount Calvary was officially incorporated with the State of Florida, and later received its 501(c)3 with the U.S. Department of Treasury of the Internal Revenue Service in 2002. New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church still stands as an iconic edifice, dedicated to serving their congregation's faith and community.

Creator

MacDonald, Kathleen

Source

Original color digital images by Kathleen MacDonald, June 17, 2011.

Date Created

2011-06-17

Is Part Of

Churches of Sanford Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

4.33 MB
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Medium

6 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

New Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Goldsboro, Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Kathleen MacDonald and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Curator

MacDonald, Kathleen

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Joiner, E. Earl. A History of Florida Baptists. Jacksonville, Fla: Printed by Convention Press, 1972.
Flewellyn, Valada S. African Americans of Sanford. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2009.
Elliott, Brenda, Stom L. Richards, and Jeanne Fillmore-Richards. Orange County Black Communities Survey: Project Report. Orlando, Fla: Yielding & Provost, 1990.
Wilson, Dreck Spurlock. African American Architects: A Biographical Dictionary, 1865-1945. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Transcript

NEW MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH

WELCOME

SUNDAY SCHOOL
9:30 AM

CHURCH
11:00AM

BIBLE STUDY
WEDNESDAY 7PM

REV J J KSN[?] JR
NEW MT. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH
REBUILT 1938

S.A. ZACHARY, CHM. TRUSTEE BOARD
R.M. JOHNSON, CHM. DEACONS BOARD
THELMA FRANKLIN, CLERK
REV. A. C. McQUEEN, PASTOR
1948
NEW MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH

TRUSTEES
A. BLACKSHERE
C.S. KNIGHT
C.L. SIMMONS
J.T. THOMAS
T.W. WILSON. CHAIRMAN
REVD. F.J.R. BROWN. PASTOR

P. W. SPEAR
ARCHITECT & BUILDER
1918-1920

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