DANCYVILLE METHODIST CHURCH
DANCYVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
HOMECOMING, SEPTEMBER 20,2009
Derek White, Pastor
Ben Bruce & Cindy Pattat, Pianists
Ryan Pattat, Song Leader
Welcome & Announcements
Rev. Derek White
Mary Kay Dancy Smith
To God Be the Glory
Affirmation of Faith
Hymn Great is Thy Faithfulness
Silent Meditation & Pastoral Prayer/Lord's Prayer
Offering of Gifts and Tithes for the Cemetery Fund
I Know Whom I Have Believed
Introduction of Speaker
Tyrrell Jones Bond
Rev. Joe Piercey
When We All Get to Heaven
*Benediction and Prayer for Noon Meal
WELCOME TO DANCYVILLE UNITED METHODIST
PLEASE SIGN OUR GUEST BOOK AND UPDATE YOUR
ADDRESS IF NECESSARY
FOLLOWING THE MORNING WORSHIP
EVERYONE IS INVITED TO JOIN US FOR DINNER TO
BE SERVED IN THE BASEMENT FELLOWSHIP HALL.
SEATING IS AVAILABLE ON THE CHURCH GROUNDS
AND THROUGHOUT THE CHURCH
THE FLOWERS IN THE VESTIBULE ARE GIVEN IN MEMORY
Mrs. Amy Crawford
Anne Marie Crawford Rhea
Martha, Craig, Bill and Chris Crawford
THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR ARE GIVEN IN
Jane, David, Nancy and Jeff Smith
Brandy and Matt Porch
Visit the Dancyville web site: www.dancyville.net
PHOTOS BY MARY
KAY DANCY SMITH
DANCYVILLE UNITED METHODIST
Board of Directors
|Mary Kay Dancy Smith ~ Chairman
Tyrrell Jones Bond
Virginia Ann Beard Walker
Sue Mann McPhail
The Deed to the
church is dated April 1, 1835, and was registered on
June 8, 1835. The congregation was organized and the first building
which was a log structure was built in 1837.
In 1850, the log building was replaced by the one which is in use today
which is in the Greek revival style. It is made of hand-hewn and hand-
sawed timber cut on the grounds. The structure is a single-story gable-
roofed sanctuary and is constructed with a post and timber frame and
covered with wide weatherboard which was cut with old slash saws. The
church is one of the rare survivors of the antebellum church structure in
the rural portion of West Tennessee. The front fagade features the
traditional pair of entrance doors- one for men and the other for women
parishioners, each topped by an original four-light transom. The shutters
are original to the building as well as many of the window panes. The
church survives as the oldest Methodist Church building in West
The church record book has been in use since 1896 and the Sunday
school records date back to 1837.
The communion set was purchased in the early 1890s.
The pulpit stand is hand-made and is over 100 years old.
The cross was given by the Rogers family in memory of their parents.
Wayne and Max Hightower gave the painting in the vestibule in memory
of their mother, Grace Moore Hightower.
The basement containing a kitchen, fellowship hall and rest rooms was
added in the 1950s.
The cemetery dates back to 1830 and along with the church is listed on
the National Register of Historic Ptaces.
The fence around the cemetery was erected CA. 1908-1909 at a cost of
$900.00. It replaced a wooden picket fence.
1 War of 1812 Veteran
10 Confederate Veterans
1 Spanish-American War Veteran
7 World War I Veterans
15 World War II Veterans
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