Orwell Bible Church

Part 4 of a Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

You can read the previous posts here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. As early as December, 1818, the church, in its feebleness, had begun to cherish the purpose of “providing a place of worship,” and had appointed a committee… Read More

Part 3 of a Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

You can read the previous posts here: Part 1, Part 2. Behold, then, this little band of brethren and sisters, gathered at the house of Elias Nason, Esq., on the morning of Wednesday, April 16th, 1817. It was… Read More

Part 2 of a Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

Part 1 of this account is here. As we have seen, there was apparently not much room for a Baptist church in this town in 1814. How then did it happen that only about two years later a… Read More

A Brief History of the Baptist Church in Foxborough, MA

Up until the mid-1800s what we call “churches” were called “meeting houses.” I appreciate this. The church is a body of believers, not a building. As Orwell Bible Church is taking initial steps toward having our own permanent… Read More