Brethren from First Baptist Church, Calvary, Porter Memorial, and Felix Memorial met at 3:00 P. M. Sunday, January 30th, 1916. After singing of hymns and reading of Scripture by J. W. Porter a prayer was offered by T. C. Ecton of Calvary Baptist Church. Read more January 30
Pastor Clarence Walker of Wilmore conducted morning and evening services. At the close of the evening service he was extended a unanimous call to become pastor.November 5
Plans for new church building were adopted.April 19
Construction of the new building begins
First service was held in new auditorium.January 22
“Ashland Avenue Baptist” began publication on a weekly basis. By 1936 it had a subscription list of 1,900. By 1986 the subscription mailing list was approximately 66,000.July 30
Pastor Clarence Walker preaches first sermon to be broadcast on the radio in Lexington.April 1
First Daily Vacation Bible School was held.Summer
Daily Vacation Bible SchoolSummer
Lexington Baptist Bible Institute opened its doors to its first class. Eleven students composed the first day classes. In 1952 the name was changed to Lexington Baptist College.September
Bro. Clarence Walker completed fifty years as pastor of Ashland Avenue Baptist Church. Listen as he talks about his love of preaching.
Ross Range called to be Pastor.
Pastor Clarence Walker passes away. Read his obituary from the Ashland Avenue Baptist.
First service in new auditorium. Membership continues to increase.
Hershael York called as Pastor
Russell Howard called as Pastor
Purchased the Reynolds Road property.
Dr. Laverne Bulter began serving at interim pastor for the second time.
David Prince called to be Pastor.
Began the work of planting a church in Cordova, Peru. Read more about our work in Peru. Read more
First service at 483 West Reynolds Road.
Launched official campus in Richmond, KY.
First service in Madison County Campus’ new building.
Ashland celebrates 100 years of faithful gospel proclamation.