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Richard Raines was baptized in Russell Creek

Remembers another favorite baptismal for Separate Baptists at Mouth of Butler

Richard Raines writes:
I was baptized in Russell Creek a little way upstream from the bridge. Some people parked along the road near the bridge and walked in, others drove in along a rough road thru Loren Grider's bottom. I have been to quite a few baptizings at Mouth of Butler - mainly Separate Baptist Churches, but a Methodist baptizing one time. Sometimes you'd go and another group would be finishing up a service when you got there or coming in for a baptizing when you got done.

I have been hearing of several churches using the Sam Coffey in Russell Creek for baptizings, and Barnett's Creek church goes up the road from their church and baptizes in the creek. I don't think I've been to more than 3 or 4 indoor baptizings in my life. I've been to outdoor baptizings in quite a few streams anywhere from hot summer days, to bitter cold weather, but was never to a "sprinkling" --Richard Raines
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