Church Records and Histories

A COGS project led by Nelle Price Epps. Materials collected were given to the Heritage Room at the Athens-Clarke County Library.

Don’t see your church or house of worship listed? Please send copies of historical records and histories to cogsgenealogy@gmail.com.

“The New $50,000 First Christian Church is the Last Word in Modern, Splendid Place of Worship”, The Athens Banner, Dec. 19, 1915, p.9, https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/sn88054098/1915-12-19/ed-1/seq-13/. Presented online by the Digital Library of Georgia.

Histories and Records

Antioch Christian Church
The Mother Church of Christian Churches
(Watkinsville, Georgia)

Athens (First) Baptist
Early Black Membership of Athens (First) Baptist
(Athens, Georgia)

Bethabara Baptist Church
(Statham, Georgia)

Bible Society
Members of the Bible Society
Auxiliary to American Bible Society
(Athens, Georgia)

Buena Vista Baptist Church
From the Buena Vista Baptist Church, Athens, GA, Record Book
(Athens, Georgia)

Congregation Children of Israel
A History of the Congregation Children of Israel
(Athens, Georgia)

Corinth Baptist Church
Church Inventory
(Athens, Georgia / Oconee Co.)

Ebenezer Baptist Church
Excerpts From the History of Ebenezer Baptist Church
(Athens, Georgia)

First Baptist Church
A Brief History of First Baptist Church of Athens
(Athens, Georgia)

First Christian Church
A History of the First Christian Church of Athens, Georgia
(Athens, Georgia)
See image with historical newspaper link above for additional information.

Milledge Avenue Baptist Church
A Brief History of Milledge Avenue Baptist Church
(Athens, Georgia)

Oconee Presbyterian Church
A Brief History
(Watkinsville, Georgia)

Prince Avenue Baptist Church
Organization and Beginning of Prince Avenue Baptist Church
(Athens, Georgia)

Prospect Methodist Church
(Athens, Georgia)

Ray’s United Methodist Church
(Bishop, Georgia)

Springfield Baptist Church
History of the Springfield Baptist Church
(Athens, Georgia)

Tract Society of Athens
Constitution (and minutes) of the Tract Society of Athens- 1817
(Athens, Georgia)

Watkinsville First Christian Church
A History of Watkinsville First Christian Church
(Watkinsville, Georgia)

Winterville Baptist Church
A History of Winterville Baptist Church
(Winterville, Georgia)