Though the present structure dates to 1990, it appears to have retained the steeple of an earlier incarnation. The congregation dates to 1904.
The Hudson community is largely forgotten today, but in the 1870s and 1880s some of the first commercial shrimpers in McIntosh County, mostly local freedmen, made it a thriving African-American enclave. The old Hudson Home Society meeting hall is among its last tangible landmarks. A sign also notes that it was home to the “Union Brothers and Sisters”.