Church of Christ,
689 Highway 25, P.O. Box 129, Dennis, Mississippi 38838
Belmont & Tishomingo Journal,
July 1, 1976.
Church of Christ was organized in Belmont, Mississippi, in
1909. During the same year, the church erected a frame
building to serve as a meeting house until the present brick
building was erected in 1936-37. The ministerʼs home was
erected in 1951.
At the time
the church was established, there were eight charter
members: A. J. Trollinger, Mrs. A. J. Trollinger, Mrs. R.
L. Shook, T. B. Lindsey, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Shook, and
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Ferguson. The Belmont congregation was
served by the following elders from the time it was
organized in 1909 through 1976: Bros. T. B. Lindsey, R. L.
Shook, W. W. Shook, E. Clay Wright, E. F. White, Raymond E.
Patrick, W. Claude Carr, H. R. Davis, Robert Williams, and
served the congregation as deacons were: Bros. A. J.
Trollinger, M. L. Shook, J. H. Lambert, E. F. White, W. C.
Carr, Raymond E. Patrick, Roy L. Vaughn, R. C. Byram, Robert
Williams, Wallace Williams, Bud Searcy, Ellis Carr, Fred
Pounds, and Paul Moore.
who served the congregations were: Bros. R. L. Shook.
Full-time ministers were Tommy Rosenbloom, James Burns,
James M. Allen, Thomas A. Franklin, Jerry I. Steel, Joel
Caudle, Ray Dutton, Paul Detorio, and Don Nix.
By 1976, the
membership had grown to about 137 members.
of Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society.
The task ahead of us is never as great as the
Power behind us.