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Macedonia Baptist Church

 

Coconut Grove, Florida. The Silver Fox Red Hatters from Richmond Heights visited Macedonia Baptist Church October 31. It was the fifth and final week of the church's 115th anniversary celebration. Macedonia Baptist Church is the oldest black church in Miami. Photo by Lindsay Brown

Coconut Grove, Florida. October 31, 2010. On Halloween, or "holy-ween", Martha Price sits reading the bulletin for the fifth week of Macedonia Baptist Church's 115th anniversary. Price usually attends Matt Nebo Baptist Church in South Miami. She and her fellow Silver Fox Red Hatters from Richmond Heights came to the service together. Photo by Lindsay Brown

Coconut Grove, Florida. October 31, 2010. Tracy Mangham sings and dances to a hymn during the fifth service of Macedonia Baptist Church's 115th anniversary. Each weekly service had a different theme to celebrate the church's long heritage. "We're older than Miami," the church member proclaimed. The 11 a.m. October 31 service was led by the women of the church: the litany to the ushers were all women. It was the first women's service in the last 27 years. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

Coconut Grove, Florida. October 31, 2010. Rosetta Harris, president of the Silver Fox Red Hatters, stands to join Sister Rose Marie Saulsby in her solo. Saulsby, 83, was visiting Macedonia Baptist Church, she usually attends Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale. Macedonia Baptist Church is celebrating its 115th anniversary. Photo by Lindsay Brown.

 

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