Church History for Meadows Baptist Church

 
  • Church began meeting in a house on Stewart road in November 1960

  • On June 2, 1961 the church was organized with 22 charter members.  Members of the organizing committee were Curtis Adkins, Leonard Lawson, Carl Brown and Ed Lackey.

  • In 1963 a basement was constructed at present location of 2988 Stewart road Walnut Cove NC.  Services were conducted there beginning in 1964.

  • In 1968 construction was begun on the upstairs portion of building with services being held beginning in 1970.

  • An addition was added to the church in 1982 with first services being held April 17, 1983.

  • Construction of Gym/Fellowship Hall was completed in 1991.

  • Construction of new sanctuary and classrooms were begun in August 2001.

  • First Service held in the new facilities on July 28, 2002.

  • Remodel of Fellowship Hall in 2006 to extend walls and upper floor over kitchen.

  • Remodel of old Church in 2010 for use as Children's Church.

Pastors and length of service:

  • Billy Nelson  June 1961 - May 1976
  • Bob King (Interim)  May 1976 - Oct. 1976
  • Wayne Tucker  Oct. 1976 - May 1979
  • Mike Manuel  May 1979 - May 1997
  • Randy Wall  July 1997 - June 2005
  • Rick Craig  August 2005 - Present
         
 Billy Nelson  Wayne Tucker  Mike Manuel Randy Wall  Rick Craig