Haynie Memorial Methodist Church
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Rice, Navarro County, Texas


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Location: 200 N. Dallas Street,
Rice, Navarro Co., Texas

Haynie Memorial Methodist Church 

The Rev. William Vaughn founded this church in 1874. The charter members were the families of J. M. Bartlett, B. M. and Mrs. J. A. Clopton, L. B. and W. D. Haynie, W. M. Holmes, J. M. Mitcham, E. E. and I. B. Sessions, and J. A. Ward. This site was donated to the church by W. M. Rice, official of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad and founder of Rice University, Houston. The present building erected in 1908 and named in honor of Steward W. D. Haynie, was dedicated in 1909 in the pastorate of the Rev. H. B. Henry, by Bishop Seth Ward. (1976)

 

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