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The 1897 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at New Hope Baptist Church in Earl, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by A.C. Irvin. The Committee on Education reported that progress towards creating a Female University continues to be successful, and commends the efforts put forth by The Baptist High School of Cleveland Mills. The Committee on Foreign Missions reports that the Southern Baptist Convention has deployed missionaries in China, Mexico, Africa, Brazil, Japan, and Italy.
1897, September 23
New Hope Baptist Church
New Hope Baptist Church, Earl, NC, Cleveland County, NC, NC Baptists, Baptist History, A. C. Irvin, Committee on Education, Baptist education, Baptist education of women, Baptist High School of Cleveland Mills, Souther Baptist Convention, Foreign Missions
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Kings Mountain Baptist Association Collection, Minutes of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association, 1897. Series 1, Box 1, University Archives, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.