Willard Library Photos from BC History Tan Top Right
Home Streets photos
Churches
  • B.C. churches (identifcation on photo) 
  • Site of first black church, Pittee Street

  • BAPTIST

  • First Baptist Church, built 1871 
  • First Baptist Church, built 1871
  • First Baptist Church, c. 1880
  • Second Baptist Church, July 1967
  • South Battle Creek Baptist Church, 1936 
  • South Battle Creek Baptist Church, 1936
  • Rear of Baptist Church (Glacial channel)

  • CATHOLIC

  • St. Philip's Catholic Church (postcard) 
  • St. Philip's Catholic Church Rectory, circa 1908 
  • St. Philip's Catholic Church School, Maple Street
  • St. Philip's Catholic Church; Father Sadlier
  • St. Philip's Catholic Church Rectory
  • St. Phillip's Catholic Church Convent 
  • St. Philip's Catholic Church, corner of Maple and Van Buren Streets 
  • St. Philip Catholic Church, 1916
  • St. Philip Catholic Church
  • St. Philip Catholic Church, circa 1900 
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church School
  • St. Philip Catholic Church campus; Reverand R.J. Sadlier, Rector, 1895
  • St. Philip Roman Catholic Church
  • Funeral of Father Richard Joseph Sadlier, February 20, 1908

  • CHRISTIAN

  • Central Christian Church, Main Street
  • Central Christian Church, Main Street
  • Central Christian Church, Main Street
  • Christian Reformed Church, East Emmett Street (later Art Center of B.C.)

  • CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF THE LATTER DAY SAINTS

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon), 1312 Capital Avenue Southwest
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon), 1312 Capital Avenue Southwest  
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon), 1312 Capital Avenue Southwest

  • CHURCH OF GOD

  • First Church of Christ Scientist, Capital Avenue Northeast
  • Church of God, Capital Avenue Southwest

  • CONGREGATIONAL

  • Independent Congregational Church, built 1850, expanded 1868 
  • Independent Congregational Church, West Michigan Avenue
  • First Congregational Church, Capital Avenue Northeast
  • First Congregational Church, 145 Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • First Congregational Church, 145 Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • Congregational Church (location unknown)
  • Congregational Church chapel, 1944 
  • Gathering outside Congregational Church 
  • Independent Congregational Church, old building
  • Tearing down old Congregational Church on West Main Street (later Michigan Avenue) 
  • Congregational Church, Capital Avenue Northeast

  • EPISCOPAL

  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, corner of Capital Avenue Northeast and Van Buren Streets
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, September 1940
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, September 1940 
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church in 1856
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Capital Avenue Northeast and Van Buren Streets
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, organized 1842
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, September 12, 1940
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church sanctuary
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church sanctuary 

  • JEWISH SYNAGOGUE

  • Temple Beth-El, Jewish synagogue, Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • Temple Beth-El, Jewish synagogue

  • LUTHERAN

  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • Trinity Lutheran Church 

  • METHODIST

  • Maple United Methodist Church, 362 Capital Avenue Northeast, built 1890 
  • First Methodist Church, 1842
  • First Methodist Church, 1859
  • First Methodist Church, 1908
  • Methodist Episcopal Church, Monument Square 
  • First Methodist Episcopal Church (1905 postcard)
  • First Methodist Episcopal church in city
  • Methodist Episcopal Church (postcard)
  • Group on steps of Methodist Church, circa 1917-18
  • Upton Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church Choir, March 3, 1940
  • Maple Methodist Church built 1890
  • Free Methodist Church
  • Firsts Methodist Episcopal Church, circa 1907
  • First United Methodist Church
  • First United Methodist Church 
  • Upton Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, 1908 
  • First United Methodist Church, corner of Division Street and East Michigan Avenue
  • First United Methodist Church, corner of Division Street and East Michigan Avenue
  • Site of St. Mark's Colored Methodists Episcopal Church, South McCamly Street 
  • Methodist Church 
  • Early Methodist parsonage, Jay and Fountain Streets
  • Methodist Episcopal Church, Monument Square (1913 postcard)
  • First parsonage, Methodist Church, 1936 photo 
  • Methodist Church Centennial, February 1936
  • Upton Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church 
  • Methodist Church; Edna Dole Wilcox Pember (inset)
  • First Methodist Church 

  • PRESBYTERIAN

  • First Presbyterian Church, Main and McCamly, 1887 
  • First Presbyterian Church, 111 Capital Avenue Northeast 
  • First Presbyterian Church (original church), circa 1910
  • First Presbyterian Church, corner West Michigan Avenue and McCamly Street (original church
  • First Presbyterian Church (original church)
  • First Presbyterian Church, corner West Michigan Avenue and McCamly Street (original church) 
  • First Presbyterian Church sanctuary 
  • Presbyterian Church, Marshall, organized 1841
  • First Presbyterian Church sanctuary
  • Presbyterian Church, site of Richard Titus home

  • QUAKER

  • Old Quaker meeting house, west side of Fremont Street
  • Second Quaker Church, Stringham farm, 1865-70 
  • Second Quaker Church, West Main Street and Stringham Road used in 1863-70

  • SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST

  • Site of first Adventist Church, corner Cass and Van Buren Streets
  • Various Seventh Day Adventist meeting houses
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Tabernacle
  • Tabernacle fire 
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle, interior 
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Tabernacle, Washington Street at Van Buren Street
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Tabernacle 
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Tabernacle, McCamly Park in foreground
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle (postcard) 
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle (postcard)
  • Haskell Home for Orphans, Seventh-Day Adventist Church
  • Haskell Home, Seventh-Day Adventist home for orphans (1909 postcard)
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle (postcard) 
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Tabernacle, corner of Washington Street and Michigan Avenue
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle after the fire, January 7, 1922
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Church interior, funeral of Ellen White, 1915 
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle, circa 1920 
  • Church of Spiritual Truth
  • Drawing of Mennonite Church, August 1948 
  • Mennonite Brethren Christ Church
  • Church of God, Lake Avenue; congregation outside church building
  • Seventh-Day Adventist "Dime" Tabernacle, remains after fire, January 7, 1922

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    OTHER CHURCHES

  • First Church of Christ Scientist, built 1927
  • Belfry of Baseline Church, only belfry in U.S, built separate from church
  • Baseline Church, Assyria Township