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Woodside Church (First Baptist Church/United Church of Christ)
Saarinen participated in the design of the church, but Swanson and Associates did the architectural and engineering work. A rectangular carillon tower, curved canopied walkway, and low education wing distinguish the modern brick house of worship. Established in Flint in 1853, First Baptist Church erected a wood-frame building in 1855. This was enlarged in 1868 and replaced by a brick church in 1889 at a different location. By 1944 the congregation had outgrown the church and began planning for the present building, selecting this 7.5-acre site.
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