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Some information on the church of Christ at Egypt

Early reference to establishment of the church 137 years ago from proceedings at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church referred to community as "Egypt" before the church was established.

Paul Patton writes:
To add a little more information about the beginning of Egypt Christian Church and, hopefully, to motivate someone to do some research as to where the name "Egypt" for the community and the church originated, I share this quotation from the Mount Pleasant Christian Church record book.

"The church convened at Mt. Pleasant on the first day of April, 1876...Brethren and sisters came forward in person and by petition and requested letters of recommendation to organize the church of Christ at Egypt, Adair County, Kentucky. Said petitioners (were) commended to the Lord and his grace and faithfulness in Christ." This was the beginning of the Egypt Christian Church, but the question remains, why was the community and the church called Egypt? - Paul Patton
Comments re article 58866 A history question which has stumped historians: What is the origin of the name of the community and the church at Egypt, Adair County, KY? (A new question: Why was the lower case "c" used in "church of Christ"? - CM

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