Alabama Churches

Gastonburg Presbyterian Church, Gastonburg, Alabama (Wilcox County)
Gastonburg Presbyterian Church, Gastonburg, Alabama (Wilcox County)

Gastonburg Presbyterian Church is a Greek Revival building completed around 1890.  Although Gastonburg, Alabama is a very small community, services are still held in the summer months.

Mt. Carmel Church, Selma, Alabama (Dallas County)
Mt. Carmel Church, Selma, Alabama (Dallas County)

I passed Mt. Carmel Church on the way to visit Everdale Baptist, near Selma, Alabama.  I took a photo before the sun set, but unsure of any history.

Seventh Day Adventist Church, Gilbertown, Alabama (Choctaw County)
Seventh Day Adventists Church, Gilbertown, Alabama (Choctaw County)

This church in Gilbertown, Alabama was built sometime around 1923 by the Seventh Day Adventists.  Later it was sold to the First United Pentecostals, but today it is privately owned.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Baldwin County, Alabama
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Baldwin County, Alabama

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Magnolia Springs, Alabama was built in 1901.  The Gothic Revival style building was blown off the foundation by a 1916 hurricane, but survived and continues to hold services today.  It’s listed on the National Register.

Siloam Baptist Church, Wilcox County, Alabama
Siloam Baptist Church, Wilcox County, Alabama

This simple church in Wilcox County, Alabama looks to be pieced together with a variety of styles.   I spotted it off a backroad but can’t say how old it is.

St. Peter's Parish Church, Mobile County, Alabama
St. Peter’s Parish Church, Mobile County, Alabama

St. Peter the Apostle Parish Roman Catholic Church was built in 1878 and served as a mission church for the southern Alabama area.  The parishioners included the Creole community who largely spoke corrupted French and some English.

New Hope Baptist Church, Beatrice, Alabama
New Hope Baptist Church, Beatrice, Alabama

A Greek Revival building built in 1870, New Hope Baptist Church is also listed on the National Register.  Built of heart pine logs and timbers, the church is down a small road in the Beatrice, Alabama community.  Although there remains a small cemetery next to the church, the old schoolhouse no longer exists.

New Hope Baptist Church, Beatrice, Alabama
New Hope Baptist Church, Beatrice, Alabama
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