Oak Grove African Methodist Episcopal church
Oak Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1870 by Charles Weems, Joe Person, and Jim Simpson. At the time of its founding, the church only had 12 members. The church was originally built in Oakland, a community just west of Florence. It then moved to Jones Place, and its last move was to its current location. The church has had a total of 45 pastors and has a current body of 110 members.
Ashley Pentecost, University of North Alabama
"Oak Grove AME Church." Oak Grove AME Church. Accessed April 25, 2015.
Alabama cultural resource survey