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Gregg County Churches A-E

Alpine Presbyterian Church: (Affiliated with Presbyterian Church, U.S.) Founded Dec. 2, 1881, by the Rev. J. DeWitt Burkhead, evangelist. Elders: L. P. and S. F. Henderson and Curtis Mackey. Deacon: J. L. Henderson. Other organizers: C. N. and Mmes. T. C. and Mary Henderson; Miss Mattie and Mrs. R. J. Mackey; Mrs. R. J. Williams, all from the Longview church. Also Miss Alice, W. M., R. T., and W. H. Henderson, H. G. Lampkin, R. O. Mackey, Miss L. J. Mattox, by professions of faith. Services were held in the Tyron School. Members built the church in 1885. The new church adjacent was dedicated in 1964. It reached its largest membership (122) in 1967.

Bethel Baptist Church of Judson: 1955

Bethel Baptist Church of Longview: The Rev. Richard Perry and nine deacons organized this church in 1874. Services were held under a brush arbor on land donated by the Rev. Perry and his wife Betty until a sanctuary was erected later that year. A Sunday School was formed in 1875. A new church building was erected in 1884 and in 1890 a women's missionary society and a youth association were formed. A new sanctuary, built in
1906, was replaced by a fourth sanctuary erected here in 1956. A junior missionary society was organized in 1958. The church continues to serve the area's African American community.

Central Baptist Chruch of Greggton: In August of 1948 with 22 members.

Christ The King Catholic in Kilgore: Began in 1935 and church was held in the Strand Theater until a church was built in 1936.

Elmira Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church:

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