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Timeline of Events in the History of Millbrook

Historic Facts about Millbrook Baptist Church

1875   Church was organized and a building built on land donated by Elias K. Chappell and located on the corner of Falls of Neuse and

           Spring Forest Roads.  Church named Midway Baptist Church.

1922   Church moved to Millbrook community and meetings were held in Millbrook School.

1924   April 27 - First services held in new sanctuary erected on one acre of land obtained from J. B. Green. 

           Rev. K. E. Bryan was pastor.  Name of church changed to Millbrook Baptist Church. 

1924   Rev. J. S. Farmer fourteen year pastorate during which time Sunday School rooms were added to the building.

1938   Dr. J. Allen Easley became pastor of the church.

1945   Rev. Edwin R. Andrews assumed pastorate.  Worship services were increased from twice monthly to every Sunday.  

1948   August 3 - Rev. Robert L. Newton began his ministry.  Classrooms, kitchen and bathrooms were added to rear of building.

           Additional land purchased.

1952   Parsonage erected on property donated by Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Billings.

1958   March - Rev. Ray K. Hodge became minister.  Served for two years during which time a baptistry was built. 

1960   September - Rev. Jack L. Bullard became pastor.  Served for over seven years.

1961   October 15 - Educational building dedicated.  Cost: $125,000.

1965   Renovation of Sanctuary.

1965   Kindergarten Organized

1968   August - Dr. William H. Puckett, Jr. began ministry.

1969   September - Dr. M. Wayne Brown became the church's first full-time Associate Minister. 

1971   May - Building Committee selected for new building.  Benjamin B. Taylor chosen as architect. 

1972   Educational building air-conditioned.

1972   August 6 - Ground breaking service for worship and education complex.

1973   October 21 - Worship and Education complex dedicated.  Approximate cost: $500,000.

1991   February - Dr. Randall Robinson began as senior minister.

1995   Rev. Robert Albritton began as senior minister.

2004   Millbrook Memorial Labyrinth and Garden.

2007   Ground breaking service for connector building.

2008   April 1 - Rev. Andrea Dellinger Jones begins as senior minister.

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