Prosperity Baptist Church

In 1902 W. E. and Callie Hawkins purchased land for a church from Fordyce Lumber Company. With the help of a home missionary named Reverend Southalland. along with others. they organized the Prosperity Baptist Church and built the church. The Hawkins deeded the land to the Church in 1908. R. D. Dedman is the only known charter member of Prosperity Baptist Church. 

Since its formation in 1904, services have been held each Sunday at the church. In addition to holding church services, it serves as a community center and voting precinct for Dallas County. Prosperity Baptist Church is the oldest structure remaining in the Ramsey Community. 

Additional information or pictures of this church are welcomed. 

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