Details for Grace United Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5027002237)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027002237


Marker Number 2237
Atlas Number 5027002237
Marker Title Grace United Methodist Church
Index Entry Grace United Methodist Church
Address 601 S. Main
City Temple
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 658175
UTM Northing 3440476
Subject Codes Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; eccesiastical buildings; German immigrants/immigration; churches
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Founded in 1882 to serve the area's German population, this congregation originally was known as the Friedens (Peace) Church of the Evangelical Association. This sanctuary was completed in 1883 on land donated by the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway. The wood frame structure with cedar post foundation features some elements of the Gothic style. The church building stands as an important part of the area's diverse cultural heritage. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1983