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Valerie Shipp and her husband Pastor Christopher Shipp are ready to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Bald Rock Baptist Church, Rockdale County’s oldest black church.

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Bald Rock Baptist celebrates 150th anniversary

The first shots at Ft. Sumter had just signaled the start of America's Civil War when, on a Georgia plantation, a group of slaves gathered under a brush arbor and prayerfully began what would become Rockdale County's first black congregation.. In November, Bald Rock Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th

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Bald Rock Baptist celebrates 150th anniversary

The first shots at Ft. Sumter had just signaled the start of America's Civil War when, on a Georgia plantation, a group of slaves gathered under a brush arbor and prayerfully began what would become Rockdale County's first black congregation.. In November, Bald Rock Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th

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