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00:00:00 - Personal background / founding of the church

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Partial Transcript: --Owens, I'm working for Dr. George Wright, history professor at the University of Kentucky, on his oral history project, The Black Church in Kentucky.

Segment Synopsis: Rollins discusses his personal background, and the events that led up to the founding of his church.

Keywords: Congregation; Education; Family; Founders; House of God; Indianapolis (Ind.); Location; M. M. Faye; Maybelle Spears

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American families; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Social conditions; Lexington (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.

00:05:39 - Reasons for founding the church / Black and White churches

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Partial Transcript: Was there any particular reason that this church was started?

Segment Synopsis: Rollins discusses the reasons for founding the church, and relationships between White and Black churches.

Keywords: Black churches; Church; Church members; Pastors; White churches

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American leadership; African Americans--Religion; Lexington (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Race relations--Kentucky--Lexington

00:09:42 - Role of ministers / problems in the Black community

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Partial Transcript: How have ministers changed over the years?

Segment Synopsis: Rollins discusses the minister and his role in the church. He also speaks on some of the issues affecting the Black community.

Keywords: Churches; College of Contemporary Religion; Education; Ministers; Religion; Strengths

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American leadership; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Social conditions; Education, Higher--Kentucky

00:14:54 - Differences in religious belief / church programming

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Partial Transcript: How do you differ from the Baptists and Methodists?

Segment Synopsis: Rollins discusses the religious beliefs of his church and the activities that the church provides for its congregation.

Keywords: Assistance; Bible; Christianity; Congregation; Members; Pastors; Religious beliefs; Social activities; Social gatherings

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African Americans--Recreation; African Americans--Religion

00:19:51 - Congregation / accomplishments of the House of God

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Partial Transcript: What, what type of congregation do you have?

Segment Synopsis: Rollins discusses the accomplishments of his church and gives some brief information about his congregation.

Keywords: Baptist Church; Class; Congregation; Finances; Fundraising; Remodeling; Renovations; Slavery

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American leadership; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Social conditions; Lexington (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Race relations--Kentucky--Lexington