Second Baptist Church, Holyoke (1885)

The Second Baptist Church of Holyoke was organized in 1849 and the new society’s first place of worship was Gallaudet and Terry’s Hall, at the corner of High and Lyman streets. They soon moved to Chapin Hall, where services were held until 1855, when the vestry of their new brick church was built on Main Street. The church was completed in 1859, but was destroyed in a fire in 1863. The church was rebuilt and rededicated in 1865. Their next church, at the corner of Appleton and Walnut streets, was built in 1885. In 1986, the church moved across the Connecticut River to become the Second Baptist Church of South Hadley. Their former church building in Holyoke is now the Iglesia de Dios MB.

One Response to Second Baptist Church, Holyoke (1885)

  1. Ruben Dario Soto says:

    The church is not longer Iglesia de Dios MB but change the name to Iglesia El Dios Incomparable (The Church of the Incomparable God), and we just celebrated 39 years in Holyoke. Thanks.

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