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History

Yadkin County was originally settled around 1748 with farming being the primary interest.  Yadkin County as we know it today was originally part of Anson County, then became part of Rowan County, then part of Surry County before finally becoming Yadkin County.  Yadkin County was formally established in 1850.

Enon Baptist Church was founded in 1858.  The Enon Community was originally called Red Plains (Surry County) and later called Manna.  First services were held in the Red Plains School and began with 8 members including one slave of Tyre Glenn named John.  One of the first members, John Joseph Conrad deeded a few acres of land “Gods Acres”.  A one room church sanctuary was built and did include a balcony for non-white members.  Though the spelling is different, the members chose the name for their church based on John 3:23 “And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there; and they came and were baptized”.

  • The first church sanctuary was dedicated the first Sunday of August 1859.
  • Remodeling of the sanctuary in 1917 and 1923 accommodated the growing membership.
  • With membership at 350, remodeling again was undertaken in 1934 with the addition of a choir loft and 10 classrooms (auditorium seating was described as being able to accommodate seating for 500).
  •  A pastorium was built in 1953.
  • In 1955, the first full time minister living in the pastorium was Reverend J. C. Shore.
  • Our education building, (with indoor plumbing) was dedicated in 1957 and could accommodate 515 Sunday school attendees.
  • Ground was broken on July 17, 1966 for our current church sanctuary, which was completed and dedicated on June 30, 1968.
  • A ceremonial groundbreaking for the building of a Family Life Center with renovations to the existing Education Building occurred on May 20, 2007 and the dedication occurred on March 2, 2008.

In the 150 plus years since the beginning of Enon Baptist Church, there have been 28 pastors who have served faithfully and several ‘supply’ pastors, which have periodically served on an interim basis.

Enon Baptist Church has approximately 700 members.

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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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6654 Main Street
Wonderland, AK 45202
(513) 555-7856