Garden City Primitive Baptist Church

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Our Pastor

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Elder Hugh Thompson

Elder Hugh Thompson was born in Claxton, Georgia on April 23, 1962 and is a 1980 graduate of Glennville High School (now known as Tattnall County High School) in Glennville Georgia.


Elder Thompson is the sixth pastor to serve the Garden City Primitive Baptist Church following Elders Maurice Riner, Jesse Coleman, Ralph Riner, J. Lindy Webb Senior, And Marvin Paulk.


Elder Thompson attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton Georgia, and is a 16 year employee of the Georgia State Department of Corrections.

Elder Thompson is married to his lovely wife Anita and the couple are been blessed with one son, Cannan.


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Our Deacons

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Charles Brown, Sr., Durward Motes, Chairman and Charles Brown, Jr.




Our Choir Director and Pianist

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Sarilyn Berry




Our Church Clerk

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Beverly Williamson




History Of The Garden City Primitive Baptist Church

The Garden City Primitive Baptist Church was constituted on February 1, 1961. With thirty nine original members, the church had services at the Groves High School Auditorium and the Garden City Community House until a suitable building could be obtained.

The property at 126 Smith avenue where the church is still located today was purchased on June 7, 1961. A wooden frame house on the property when it was purchased was converted into a sanctuary and a garage was converted into a Bible study building.

Through the years, God has blessed our church to grow and expand both spiritually and physically. In September, 1968, the garage Bible study building was replaced with a new education building complete with classrooms, music room, restrooms, an auditorium and a full kitchen.

In February, 1973, a house on Lynn Drive was donated to the church to be used as a Pastorium. It has served as a peaceful and comfortable retreat for the pastors and their families since that time, and still does so today.

On June 24, 1979, groundbreaking services were held for the building which is our current sanctuary. The construction of this beautiful building was completed by members of the congregation, and dedicated in September 1980.

Our church has grown from the original thirty nine members to a congregation in excess of one hundred members, and we are blessed to have been the church home of several ministers who have been liberated to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to our congregation and to other churches.

Our prayer is that we will ever be thankful for our rich heritage of the gospel with which we have been blessed in this place, and that we will continue to have a desire to share it with our community and our world.



Our Facilities


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Church Annex


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Nursery



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Library


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Kitchen


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Small Annex





Contact Us:

Garden City Primitive Baptist Church
126 Smith Avenue
Savannah, GA 31408

Phone: (912) 964-5014





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This page last updated on July 10, 2018