Historic Friendship Baptist Church holds final service - CBS46 News

Historic Friendship Baptist Church holds final service

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Atlanta's oldest black Baptist church held its final service Sunday morning.

Friendship Baptist Church was founded in 1866. This past September, the congregation agreed to sell its land for $20 million to make way for the new Falcons stadium.

In March, nearby Mount Vernon Baptist Church held their final service. They also sold their property for $14.5 million so the new stadium could be built.

CBS46's Jason Aubry will have more on this story at 6:30 and 11 p.m.

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