Faith Community Church

By dhowell - Posted on 03 January 2008

The Faith Community Church was dedicated Sunday, October 29th. The $67,000 edifice is situated on a four acre tract at 8400 Sharon Hollow Road, a quarter of a mile south of West Austin Road.

This is an interdenominational evangelical church with the Rev. Thomas E. Hicks the pastor. The church is of brick construction with William Miller of Britton the building contractor. Claude Gage was the building committee chairman. The first meeting of the Faith Community Church group was a prayer service at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Canton on Monday, March 27, 1967 and the congregation was established March 29, 1967 at a meeting held at the Sharon Town Hall. Sixty people attended the groundbreaking service on June 4th and the actual construction begun June 17. The first church service in the new building was Sunday, September 3.