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REV. LEWIS M. ROPER RELUCTANTLY
GIVEN UP BY SPARTANBURG
(Spartanburg Journal, Monday).
Rev. Lewis M. Roper, for twelve
years pastor of tbe First Baptist
church In tbi.s city, yesterday resign
ed tl?is pastorate, and tbis morning
announced that be would accept tbe!
call from tbe First Baptist church at I
Petersburg, Va. Mr. Roper's.connec
tion with tbe church in tbis city will j
bo severed on March 31 and be will j
assume his new duties the first Sun
day in April.
Big Virginia Church.
The churcb at Petersburg, Va., is
next to the largest Baptist church in
that state, being surpassed only by
a church at Richmond in number of
members in the congregation. It is
an excellent charge and much honor
was bestowed upon Mr. Roper in call
ing him to fill the pastorate of this
Mr. Roper name to Spartanburg on
March 1. 1900. Prior to this time, he
had served as pastor of the First Bap
tist church in Canton, O., for four
years. Prior to this he was pastor
of the Baptist church at Ittica, N. Y.,
for three years, and ho preached at
tho First Baptist church in Rochester,
N. V., for one year. Mr. Roper is a na
tive of Laurens, S. C
When he came to Spartanburg there
was but ono Baptist church in the
city, and the home of this congrega
tion was an out-of-date structure
standing on tho corner of North
Church and Wofford streets. The
membership was 100, and this was the
total number of members of the Bap
tist congregations in Spartanburg.
Now there are 1,740 members of three
Baptist churches here. When Mr.
Roper came to Spartanburg the an
nual offering to foreign missions was
$70 and this was all given by every
Baptist in Spartanburg. Last year the
First Baptist church alone gave $2,500;
to foreign missions.
The membership of that little
church, as has been stated, was 400.
Today there are 77"> members of the I
First Raptlst church alone, tlfiO at j
Southsldo Baptist church and 000
members of the other Baptist Church
es. The growth of the First Baptist
church would have been even more
remarkable but for the fact that Mr.
Roper was instrumental in organ
izing other congregations, when bis
became too large for one Church,
In litoo, just twelve years ago, the
annual expenses of the First Baptist
churcb were $2,f>00. Today the church
expends annually $l.'t,f>00 and this
amount Is being increased each yenr.
A Now Home.
Aside from this excellent showing,
a new home ha? been erected for the
church at the corner of Main and
Dean streets. This edifice, together
with the lot, was erected at a cost of
$4f>,000 and tdday the church owes on
the building and lot less than $10,000.
In addition, the church ownes a large
lot and home house on East Main St.,
noxt to tho church, and the sale of
one-half of thin lot would pay off all
the indebtedness of tho congregation.
His flrent Influence.
These bare facts illustrate the suc
cess that has marked Mr. Roper's
stay in Spartanburg, but the good that
ho has done, tho mills that have been
saved, iho poor, down-trodden persons
who has been helped by his Influence
and aid COnnol bo illustrated.
Mr. Ropor bas boon a factor In the
educational, moral, religious, elvi':
and physical advaiu oment of Spartan
burg. Itecause his Inlluonce had
grown to be a part of the life of the
city his departure from Spartanburg
will leave a great vacancy in the best
part of Spartanburg, a vacancy that
can never be felt, not only by the Bap
tist denomination but by every church
In Spartanburg. Methodists, Presby
terians. Episcopalians, Lutherans and
Catholics alike will miss Mr. Koper.
The young men of the city, whom he
has often befriended, will miss him,
and his resignation hns caused gen
uine, sincere regret over the entire
Spartanburg, S. C, Feb. 25, 1912.
Copy of resolutions read before the
entire congregation at the First Bap
tist church, Spartanburg, S. C, at
the Sunday morning service February
2."., 1912, immediately after Pastor
Lewis M. Roper's resignation was ac
cepted. The resolutions were unan
imously adopted, first by all members
of the First Baptist c'Mirch and after
wards by the entire congregation:
Whereas, Our pastor, Brother Rop
er, has accepted a call to another field,
and realizing out. loss, not only to
our own church, but to our denomina
tion throughout the state, in that we
shall be derived of Iiis wise counsel
and valuable Influence; therefore, be
Resolved, That we desire to ex
press our recognition and apprecia
tion of the valuable services rendered
by him during Iiis twelve years' stay
That we esteem him as a man of
undoubted integrity, a wise spiritual
leader and a faithful and devoted pas
That we extend to his, bis beloved
wife and family the assurance of our
warmest friendship and regard, prny
. Ing that. Cod may bless them in their
new field of labor.
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