History of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Dade County, Missouri

Mt. Pisgah was organized not far from the present town of Dadeville, Dade County, Missouri, on the 14th day of February, 1836, and is therefore the oldest (Baptist) church of which we have any record in the bounds of the early association of Southwest Missouri. The members in the constitution were Martin Waddle, Elisha Henson, Ann Henson, Polly Henson, Hiram Savage, William Barnes, Margaret Barnes, Margery LeForz, and Catherine McDowell. The twelve articles of faith adopted are in good accord with the articles usually adopted by Baptists, also the rules of decorum, except that the church will have nothing to …

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