Bethlehem United Methodist Church

Established 1866New Albany Thomas Braselman was a leader in organizing the church in 1866.  After he was killed in the Civil War, a group erected a building, naming it Bethlehem.  The Women’s Society raised enough money by serving hunters on the beagle trails to build a new brick building in 1947. 1560 CR 81, New…

Beech Springs Baptist Church

Established 1905Ellistown The church started as a one-room plank building in 1905.  In summer months members would use hand-held fans to keep cool and in winter month there was a burning stove. Members would arrive early to get as close to the stove as possible. The church was comprised of about 150 members in 1933.…

Hopewell

Established 1851Hopewell Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church of Hopewell was organized May 24, 1851 in a school house.  In 1853, the first church building was built.  Later, a brick church was built in 1931. It was dedicated in the summer of 1943. On May 20, 1951, over 300 members, relatives, and friends gathered for a centennial celebration…

Beaver Dam Church

Established 1883Beaver Dam Church also served as a school for local African American Children through the 8th grade. The old building fell in during a revival and a new structure sprang up and is open today. It is the home church of blues man Sam Mosley.   842 CR 115 New Albany, MS 38652 662-534-2759