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In 1854, the First Baptist Church of South Providence and Fifth Baptist Church joined to form Friendship Baptist Church. In 1897 the church relocated to its present location on Broad Street and changed its name to Calvary Baptist Church. There was always a mission emphasis and in the early 1900’s a large membership. A distinguishing feature was the closeness of personal relationships among the people.
In the first quarter of the 20th century, there was an increased understanding among the
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