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Lockport Methodist Church (Lockport, La.) records

Identifier: LACUMC-2016-012

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of Lockport Methodist Church (Lockport, La.). It includes membership records, baptism records, quarterly conference records, financial records, and printed items. Quarterly conference records contain information about other nearby congregations: Bayou Blue Methodist Church (Bayou Blue, La.), Dulac Methodist Church (Dulac, La.), Griffin Methodist Church (unknown location), Labadieville Methodist Church (Labadieville, La.), Lockport Methodist Church (Lockport, La.), Pointe-Aux-Chenes Methodist Church (Pointe-Aux-Chenes, La.). The baptism record book includes baptisms at Lockport Methodist Church (Lockport, La.) and Golden Meadow Methodist Church (Golden Meadow, La.). In the late 1930s, these churches were part of the Lockport-French Mission charge.


  • 1929 - 1966


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Lockport Methodist Church (Lockport, La.) was organized in 1916. A parsonage and educational building were added in 1953. In 1971, Lockport merged with Raceland United Methodist Church (Raceland, La.) to form Memorial United Methodist Church (Mathews, La.).


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Arranged by subject, then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection transferred by Don Ross in 2016.

Finding Aid to the Lockport Methodist Church (Lockport, La.) records
Jasmine Jones and Chris Brown
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Repository Details

Part of the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections Repository

2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport LA 71104 US
(318) 869-5462