Mr. Marcus Merritt from the Georgia Baptist Mission Board will be with us during the service to present the church with a plaque to commemorate this monumental occasion.
The history of the Baptist congregation dates back to 1869. A lot of the church’s history parallels the life of the town’s largest employer, Mount Vernon Mills (then called the Trion Factory) and its workers.
“The first written record of a Baptist church was in 1869, the Trion Factory Baptist Church,” the church’s history states.
Trion’s Baptist church has been an integral part of that community for years. Back in the earlier days, it attracted crowds of 500-plus.
The church will celebrate its anniversary on its homecoming. Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. The award-winning Talley’s will be the musical guests and Reverend Mike Woods will be the guest speaker. Reverend Woods grew up as a member of Trion First Baptist and is now the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church of Powder Springs where he has served as pastor since October 1981.
Lunch will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.
Everyone is invited to attend.