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About Us

Who We Are

Grant Avenue Church has been in existence since 1956. It has a rich history of loving God and loving others. Now, in the 21st century, that goal has not changed. Grant Avenue Church is here loving God and serving the community of Springfield.

We hope you find all the information you need concerning our church. If you need more informaiton, please contact our office, we would love to talk to you.

Who are Free Will Baptists?

Free Will Baptists roots can be traced to England as early as 1611. The first FWB church in America was begun by Paul Palmer in 1727 in Perquimans County, North Carolina. Some years later, in 1780, under the leadership of Benjamin Randall, Free Will Baptists were established in the northeast at New Durham, New Hampshire. From these early beginnings, Free Will Baptists in America have had a continuing ministry. Today, the National Association of Free Will Baptists is active in 36 states, 13 foreign countries, and a number of the islands of the sea.

Adopted from the National Association of Free Will Baptists

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