Church re-opens in Rumley


The Temple of Rumley.

The Temple of Rumley.


Visitors attend the re-opening open house of The Temple of Rumley, formerly Rumley Baptist Church, on Saturday, Oct. 10. The church, located at 14811 Hardin-Wapakoneta Road, Anna, had been closed and in a state of disrepair. The historically significant church was once used as both a school and church by the community of African American families that once lived in Rumley in the 1800’s.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Visitors attend the re-opening open house of The Temple of Rumley, formerly Rumley Baptist Church, on Saturday, Oct. 10. The church, located at 14811 Hardin-Wapakoneta Road, Anna, had been closed and in a state of disrepair. The historically significant church was once used as both a school and church by the community of African American families that once lived in Rumley in the 1800’s.

The Temple of Rumley.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/10/web1_DSC_2184.jpgThe Temple of Rumley.

Visitors attend the re-opening open house of The Temple of Rumley, formerly Rumley Baptist Church, on Saturday, Oct. 10. The church, located at 14811 Hardin-Wapakoneta Road, Anna, had been closed and in a state of disrepair. The historically significant church was once used as both a school and church by the community of African American families that once lived in Rumley in the 1800’s.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/10/web1_SDN101220RumleyChurch.jpgVisitors attend the re-opening open house of The Temple of Rumley, formerly Rumley Baptist Church, on Saturday, Oct. 10. The church, located at 14811 Hardin-Wapakoneta Road, Anna, had been closed and in a state of disrepair. The historically significant church was once used as both a school and church by the community of African American families that once lived in Rumley in the 1800’s. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News