Church Directory for

Clarke County

These are just some of the churches which have served the spiritual needs of Clarke County residents throughout its history. Towns are listed first followed by townships. If you have more information on any of these churches, please contact me.


Epworth League

Rev. Zink replies to newspaper attack

Sunday School Association

Women & the church  - Baptismal rites in the early days



 Christian  Methodist
 Oak Hill  United Brethren 1869-?


 Baptist  Church of Christ
 Congregational  Methodist History
  Methodist 100 Years


 Second Advent Society  African Methodist Episcopal Baptist Catholic  Christian
German Baptist Brethren 1907-?   Methodist Methodist Protestant Presbyterian  


 Baptist  Catholic  Christian
 Methodist Episcopal  Presbyterian

Doyle Township

 Gregg Chapel (United Brethren)

Franklin Township

Baptists met at East Concord School for several years  Methodist Episcopal 1872-?  Smyrna Friends
Smyrna Methodist Episcopal 1856- ? Smyrna United Brethren 1890-?

Fremont Township

Christian 1874--? Union Chapel
 Jamison Methodist  Methodist Protestant 1891-?

Green Bay Township

 Hebron Methodist Episcopal
Weldon Christian Weldon United Methodist


Jackson Township

Christian 1880-?  Ottawa Methodist
 Ottawa United Brethren  Seventh Day Adventist 1877-?

Knox Township

 Groveland Methodist Protestant 1892-? Lacelle M.E. Leslie Christian 1890-?

Liberty Township

 Bethel Chapel 1896-present  Liberty Methodist  Liberty United Brethren
 Pleasant View United Brethren 1910-?  Presbyterian 1888-?  


Madison Township

  Madison Chapel  Union

Ward Township

 Frame  Methodist Episcopal (Garden Grove)
 Methodist Episcopal (Pleasant Ridge)  

Washington Township

 Methodist Episcopal  

Sources: "Clarke County Churches of Yesterday and Today;" "Clarke County Historical & Biographical Record," Lewis Pub., Chicago, 1886; various articles from the Osceola Sentinel.

Last Revised June 18, 2009