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First Baptist Church in Bridgehampton Observes Centennial With Joyous Celebration

First Baptist Church Observes Centennial With Joyous Celebration
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First Baptist Church Observes Centennial With Joyous Celebration

The Bridgehampton School's marimba ensemble greeted the congregation on its arrival. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Bridgehampton School's marimba ensemble greeted the congregation on its arrival. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton gather at the congregation's first home on Corwith Avenue before marching to their current church on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Sunday, May 19. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton gather at the congregation's first home on Corwith Avenue before marching to their current church on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Sunday, May 19. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton under construction circa 1979. COURTESY FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRIDGEHAMPTON

The First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton under construction circa 1979. COURTESY FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRIDGEHAMPTON

The First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton under construction circa 1979. COURTESY FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRIDGEHAMPTON

The First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton under construction circa 1979. COURTESY FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRIDGEHAMPTON

The Reverend Tisha Williams at the original church pulpit next to its original sign, which are on display at  Dia Bridgehampton/The Dan Flavin Art Institute. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams at the original church pulpit next to its original sign, which are on display at Dia Bridgehampton/The Dan Flavin Art Institute. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Betty Gilliam, left, and Vivian Graham, two long-time congregants at breakfast before Sunday's services. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Betty Gilliam, left, and Vivian Graham, two long-time congregants at breakfast before Sunday's services. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams preaching at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton's centennial observance on Sunday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton marched on Montauk Highway on Sunday from their original home on Corwith Avenue to their current church on the Bridghampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to celebrate the congregation's centennial. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton marched on Montauk Highway on Sunday from their original home on Corwith Avenue to their current church on the Bridghampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to celebrate the congregation's centennial. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton marched on Montauk Highway on Sunday from their original home on Corwith Avenue to their current church on the Bridghampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to celebrate the congregation's centennial. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton marched on Montauk Highway on Sunday from their original home on Corwith Avenue to their current church on the Bridghampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to celebrate the congregation's centennial. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton marched on Montauk Highway on Sunday from their original home on Corwith Avenue to their current church on the Bridghampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to celebrate the congregation's centennial. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Members of the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton marched on Montauk Highway on Sunday from their original home on Corwith Avenue to their current church on the Bridghampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to celebrate the congregation's centennial. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams, with her husband, Larry Williams, during Sunday's service. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

The Reverend Tisha Williams, with her husband, Larry Williams, during Sunday's service. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

authorStephen J. Kotz on May 21, 2024
Corwith Avenue in Bridgehampton was as quiet as one would expect to find it at 8:30 on a Sunday morning — except for the crowd of people milling about the... more

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