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First Baptist Church – Chapel Hill

106 North Roberson Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516

First Community Missionary Baptist Church

509 Eno Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal Church

919 New Sharon Church Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278

In the late 1800’s, three men with the inspiration and determination to provide a place of worship for a rural Orange County community organized Flat Rock AME Church.

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Historic image of original Flat Rock AME Church. Courtesy of Rosa Ruth Johnson

Gaines Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

4024 US-70, Efland, NC 27243

Harvey’s Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

2507 Dimmocks Mill Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church

9112 Bethel Hickory Grove Church Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Hunter’s Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

201 Buckhorn road, Mebane, NC 27302

Jones Grove Missionary Baptist Church

2713 Coleman Loop Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Lattisville Grove Missionary Baptist Church

1701 Jimmy Ed Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541

Lee’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

 3604 Lees Chapel Road, Cedar Grove, NC 27231

McCoy’s Temple United Holiness Church

4108 US-70 West, Efland, NC 27243

Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church

200 Buckhorn Road, Mebane, NC 27302

Orange Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church

Organized: 1875

1920 Orange Crossroads Church Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278

The first church structure was a log building; it burned and members built a wood frame structure on the same property.  Originally, a pot belly stove served as a source for heat; eventually, the church was modernized with electricity, lights, and a heating and cooling system. 

Pastors: Reverend T. Grady, Reverend S. S. Woods, Reverend Delaware Fontee, Reverend P. J. Jones, Reverend W. M. Wilson, Reverend T. S. McKiver, Reverend Liggins, Reverend Bailey, Reverend Sanders, Reverend W. N. White, Reverend John T. Thomas, Reverend Linwood Daye, Reverend B. A. Mack, Reverend Rainey Enoch and Reverend Calvin E. Miller and current Pastor, Reverend Vaughan Brayboy, Jr.

Payne’s Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

3416 Schley Road, Hurdle Mills, NC

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church

1929 Piney Grove Church Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Saint Joseph Christian Methodist Church

510 W Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Terrell’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church

3419 Old Greensboro Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Terrell’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church was organized in 1862, after the “coloured” members of Antioch Baptist Church requested a meeting to discuss organizing a church of their own.  Mr. John Atwater gave a plot of land to the congregation with the stipulation that a church and a school be built and used for those purposes.

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Reverend John H. Caldwell served as the pastor at Terrell’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church for 36 years.  Rev. Caldwell was one of the founders of the New Hope Association.

White Cross African Methodist Episcopal Church

4604 Lebanon Rd, Efland, NC 27243