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A Brief History of Webster Groves Baptist Church

Because of the efforts of two women, Webster Groves Baptist Church now joyfully celebrates its 90th anniversary serving this community. In 1913, Mrs. J.F. Lockett and Mrs. F.U. Whitis visited every Baptist in Webster Groves they knew, and found twenty-three … Continue reading

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Remembering our History

Reverend Dr. Harold Locke Reader The emerging church called Rev. Harold Reader in August, 1913, as the first pastor of the Webster Groves Baptist Church.  Reader was born at Marblehead, Massachusetts, May 6, 1885, a son of John Jordan and … Continue reading

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