Ira Baptist Church

Ira Baptist Church



Collide Center, 2023 

West Rutland

History of the Ira Baptist Church

Baptist Church built 1854

Soldiers Monument 1922

Painting by J. Gordon White

Late 1950 or Early 1960?

Sign in front of church

Old Church & Town Hall

Ira Baptist Church Memorial Stained Glass Windows

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Older picture of Parsonage

Ira Baptist Church Parsonage

February 2015

Edited by 

W. G. Cooper 

Assisted by S. L. Peck

"In May, 1925, new gasoline lamps known as the "Diamond Lamps", made by the Akron Lamp Co. of Akron, Ohio, were installed in the church." 

Excerpt from History of Ira Baptist Church, pg. 51 & 52

Ira Baptist Church Pastors 1783-2017 (Click)

Records of the Ira Baptist Church Benevolent Sewing Society

"Last week I purchased a hand-written book of records of the Ira Baptist Church Benevolent Sewing Society. The organization was founded in May of 1847... Philip Crossman (Information provide by Torrey Crossman)

Ira Baptist Church  Slate Roof View

Roof slates originally spelled out IRA?

Sunday Service          July 31, 2016

Mark Bigenhoe, Pastor

Ruth Meigs     Debbie Hewitt          Scott  Hewitt      Lydia Hewitt


Jacob Crockett           Scott  Hewitt          Lydia Hewitt     

Gardeners at work...

Peter Chase and crew

Memorial Service for E. Ruthie Meigs, April 9, 2022

     She died March 24, 2022.  The service was held at the Ira Baptist Church.  Ruthie was an excellent organ player for many years at this Church