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  Circuit Riders Christian Fellowship Ministries Home Page
Circuit Riders reach people on the streets and byways of America.
They are Circuit Riders sharing the love of God with comforting words and lives are changed forever.
Circuit Riders are ministers of God who are able to reach the broken-hearted of the world with the good news of Jesus Christ.
www.circuitriderscfm.org   (128 words)

 circuit riders
Earning fifteen dollars a year, being drenched with water, sore from the saddle and exhausted from the three to four hundred mile circuits they had to cover every two to six weeks, the circuit riding preachers of early America were a faithful, strong group of young men, who were committed to their ministry.
A typical circuit could be from 200 to 500 miles in circumference and it would take a circuit rider about four weeks to complete the round.
Another rider, Freeborn Garrettson, wrote "I was pursued by the wicked, knocked down and left almost dead on the highway, my face scarred and bleeding, and then imprisoned." It is no wonder that nearly half of the circuit riders died before they were thirty.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ar/county/greene/circuiriderspreacherst.htm   (755 words)

 Information systems - Circuit Riders
Circuit Riders are mobile technology support workers, each of whom supports a caseload of organisations.
Lasa is a member of a partnership which has gained funding to develop Circuit Rider projects across London.
We have established a Circuit Rider Steering Group with a wide range of organisations, including NCVO, NACVS and ACRE, as well as representatives of local groups.
www.lasa.org.uk /circuitriders/index.shtml   (494 words)

 Virginia Workforce Development Services (WDS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Circuit Riders are mobile technology support workers, each of whom provides IT support to a non-profit organization as part of their community college "real-life" learning experience.
Circuit Riders are scheduled to work with a non-profit four hours a week.
The work is on-site at the organization and they perform assigned task with technical support from their community college manager available by phone and by e-mail to help resolve any problematic issues.
www.so.cc.va.us /Workforce/IEIT/riders.htm   (252 words)

 Circuit rider - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Circuit rider is a term in the United States for any professional who travels a regular circuit of locations to provide services, and has several specific applications:
For the position within the Methodist Church, see Circuit rider (Religious).
For traveling jurists, see Circuit rider (U.S. Court system).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Circuit_riders   (127 words)

 Circuit Riders - saddlebag full of folk, country, & rock - BOOK THE BAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Circuit Rider projected a sort of eclectic, rural Virginia spirit and possessed that uniquely Southern talent for telling a good story; the same qualities that resonate from the music and lyrics of the CIRCUIT RIDERS band.
Keith co-founded the CIRCUIT RIDERS in the fall of 1998, lending them his soulful stage presence.
Ray was born in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in southwest Virginia.
www.samhillbands.com /bands/circuit_riders/index.shtml   (484 words)

 Sean O'Brien, W. Alton Jones Foundation | Grist Magazine | Dispatches | 04 Oct 1999
The term is a pun on "circuit" referring to both a route traveled and an electronic circuit.
The term circuit rider originated in the 19th century to describe a minister who traveled a route around the wild West dispensing his services.
Moreover, one of the goals of circuit riding is to empower people and organizations and to do this in such a way that the group should be able to use and maintain the equipment with minimal outside assistance.
grist.org /comments/dispatches/1999/10/04/obrien-alton_jones/index.html   (951 words)

 Designing for Civil Society: Circuit riders scoop support pool - maybe
I think one of the many challenges for circuit riders will be how to add to their technical expertise, an understanding of the organisational development issues that are raised by full integration of technology.
= Lasa is organising a Circuit Rider conference for mid-September in London.
Circuit Riders is a welcome initiative that uses a social networking solution to vountary sector IT woes to offer organsiations access to genuinely experienced and committed professionals rather than the poorly qualified "trainers" that generally popul...
partnerships.typepad.com /civic/2004/04/circuit_riders_.html   (1217 words)

 Circuit Riders International Ministries Home Page
And Circuit Rider shares this message so that people can be free from the worries of this life.
Circuit Rider reaches people who had never heard the good news of God's love for them.
People hear the word of God and when they receive the truth, their lives are changed forever.
www.circuitrider.org   (167 words)

 Nothing But Crows and Methodist Preachers
Methodists, with their wide circuits and numerous riders, seemed to be everywhere.
Being a traditional circuit rider, and "worth his salt," he wouldn't pass up the opportunity to make a new contact.
It was recorded that he even continued to visit his circuits when he was so ill that he had to be tied to the saddle to remain upright (Beougher, 1995, 3).
www.angelfire.com /fl4/HisBeauty/pages/circuitriders.html   (1063 words)

 Nevada Arts Council - Nevada Circuit Riders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In order for you organization to receive the maximum benefit from working with a Nevada Circuit Rider it is highly recommenced that 3 or more individuals from your organizations staff, board, or volunteer base commit to participating fully in the consultancy.
Any material requested by the Circuit Rider prior to the consultancy should be provided by the applicant organization in a timely manner.
The Circuit Rider must also provide a copy of the Nevada Circuit Riders “Client” Evaluation of Consultancy, which must be completed by the applicant organization and returned to the Nevada Arts Council within 2 weeks of the consultancy.
dmla.clan.lib.nv.us /docs/arts/comm/riders/process.htm   (813 words)

 Wesley Blog: Are We Ready For Real Modern Day Circuit Riders?
Since the pastor travels 25 miles to preach at the first church (his wife is pastor of yet another church), the article calls him a "modern day circuit rider." I thought about the parallels between actual 18th century circuit riders and the men and women who shepherd modern day circuits.
Circuit riders used standard scripture texts, but generally preached extemporaneously.
Circuit riders were at the cutting edge of Christianity in their day.
www.wesleyblog.com /wesleyblog/2005/02/are_we_ready_fo.html   (531 words)

 Circuit Riders
A circuit was made up of two or more local churches (sometimes referred to as societies) in early Methodism.
Peter Cartwright (1785-1872) described the life of the circuit- rider.
Often he slept in dirty cabins, ate roasting ears for bread, drank butter-milk for coffee; took deer or bear meat, or wild turkey, for breakfast, dinner, and supper.
www.gcah.org /Circuit_Riders.html   (505 words)

 Circuit Riders Quartet: The Finest in Southern Gospel and Country Music
Circuit Riders Quartet: The Finest in Southern Gospel and Country Music
The Circuit Riders are based out of Seattle, Washington and consist of seven “Weekend Warriors” who all have full time jobs in addition to traveling with this part-time group.
The Circuit Riders are one of the most sought after gospel groups as they have performed over the Pacific Northwest and western Canada in a variety of venues from State Fairs, to the National Quartet Convention, to weekend gospel sings, to local churches.
www.circuitridersquartet.com   (273 words)

 Nevada Arts Council - Nevada Circuit Riders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The creation of the Nevada Circuit Riders (NCR) responds to ongoing requests from arts and cultural organizations for technical assistance throughout the state for an affordable roster of consultants, and is intended to provide consulting opportunities for specialists in
Applications for "client" organizations interested in contracting with a Circuit Rider will be available online at our website, www.NevadaCulture.org, in May 2004.
Circuit Riders fees are based on a predetermined fee scale.
dmla.clan.lib.nv.us /docs/arts/comm/riders/about.htm   (536 words)

 NJ Water Circuit Riders and Rural Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Circuit Rider Technical Assistance Program provides on-site assistance to New Jersey water systems This assistance is provided by NJWA Water Circuit Riders who assist systems in all areas of management, operations, and maintenance.
NJWA currently has two water Circuit Riders who assist municipal water system managers and operators in the Garden State.
Each circuit rider is required to hold water and/or wastewater collection licenses and keep these licenses current to NJDEP standards.
www.njwater.org /circuitrider.htm   (302 words)

 Information systems - Circuit Riders - Conference
Circuit Riders are mobile ICT workers who support a caseload of small voluntary organisations and work collaboratively as part of the Circuit Rider movement.
Circuit Riding has developed quickly in the last few years: this second annual conference will look at how we can develop the movement further in the next five years.
Our first Circuit Rider Conference, held in London in September 2004, was a great success.
www.lasa.org.uk /crconference   (494 words)

 The Circuit Riders News Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Circuit Riders are still hard at work recording and mixing their much awaited release on Pinecastle Records.
Playing everything from smokin instrumentals to country ballads, The Circuit Riders are one of the most electric Bluegrass bands you will ever see.
The Circuit Riders are: Greg Luck, Greg Corbett, Darin Aldridge, Billy Gee, and Jaret Carter.
www.thecircuitriders.com /newspage.html   (480 words)

 Circuit Riders
The Kentucky Arts Council Circuit Riders frequently partner with Arts Kentucky to bring information, resources, and assistance to artists, performers, crafters, teachers, arts organizations and community groups.
The Circuit Riders are regional coordinators of the Kentucky Arts Council.
A Circuit Rider is essentially the "eyes and ears" in the arts field, providing the basic information needed to develop a strong network of arts administrators, individual artists, and organizations throughout Kentucky.
www.artsky.org /circuitriders.htm   (230 words)

 Invitation To Join the Nonprofit Circuit Riders Listserv   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Riders > sometimes are housed within existingtechnology support provider > organizations.
Many Riders operate as independent consultants and in some > cases a > community of nonprofits might pool resources and hire a Rider.
The circuit > riding community grew out of the U.S. progressive social change and > environmental movements, as well as other technology assistance efforts.
www.rain.org /pipermail/nonprofit/2002-October/001488.html   (319 words)

 ipedia.com: Methodist Episcopal Church Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Circuit riders, many of which were laymen, travele...
Circuit riders, many of which were laymen, traveled by horseback to preach the gospel and establish churches until there is scarcely any crossroad community in the United States without a Methodist expression of Christianity.
The church split over the question of slavery in 1848 with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South being formed in southern states.
www.ipedia.com /methodist_episcopal_church.html   (198 words)

 MEXICAN HERITAGE EXPLORED, DEMONSTRATED IN "CIRCUIT RIDERS" TOUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
"The Circuit Riders take their audiences to Mexico by means of five separate programs presented by [A&M-Kingsville] faculty members," Jenson said.
The Circuit Riders also will present Mexican and border corridos (songs) and a primer on fiesta celebrations in Mexico.
"The Circuit Riders is a combination of the early `Chautaqua' movement to bring culture to the countryside," Evelyn Jenson said, "and of Circuit Rider ministers -- three or four would go to an area and ride a circuit.
www.tamuk.edu /news/archive/arch96/january/circuit.html   (668 words)

 Circuit Riders
03/09/05 12:51 PM The Circuit Rider Program has been designed to provide free on-site services to local governments in Ohio.
The Circuit Riders will, upon request, travel to local government facilities throughout Ohio to provide training classes on subjects such as workzone traffic control and safety, OSHA compliance, and road and bridge maintenance.
Mike Fitch, P.E., is the Circuit Rider Program Coordinator and also serves as an instructor.
www.dot.state.oh.us /ltap/circuitriders.htm   (101 words)

 Encyclopedia: Circuit riders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Updated 279 days 19 hours 5 minutes ago.
Because of the distance between churches, these preachers would ride on horseback.
In this context, a Circuit Rider is part trainer, part management consultant, part computer expert.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Circuit-riders   (713 words)

 Circuit Riders, LLC
Circuit Riders, LLC develops and maintains websites, online stores, and web-based applications that are economical and easy to understand.
Canyonlands Natural History Association that the webcam we recommended they install on the roof of the Arches National Park Visitors Center (they run the gift shop), has been approved by the National Park Service!
Copyright © 2004 – 2007 Circuit Riders, LLC.
www.circuit-riders.net   (342 words)

 The Circuit Riders Quartet, Meet the Circuit Riders
One of the founding members of the Circuit Riders back in 1990, Duane is living a lifelong dream of singing in a gospel quartet and spreading the message through song.
Rick and his wife, Priscilla, have five children, and are thrilled to have added two new grandsons to their family this summer, bringing the total up to eight grandchildren at present.
Dave joined the Circuit Riders in 1999 and has been using his musical ability to glorify God since that time.
www.circuitridersquartet.com /members.htm   (938 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is also a great tool for promoting Circuit Riders.
Circuit Riders is more than just a motorcycle ministry.
Annual event for Circuit Riders Motorcycle Ministry members to share the love of Jesus with our neighbors in Mexico.
circuitridersdfw.org /page4.html   (719 words)

 Circuit Riders music on CD
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There was a loving pride of Circuit Riders about this person's way of
I was glad to leave that country and come back to my dear native land, where
www.geocities.com /douorifour/Circuit_Riders.html   (66 words)

 High-Tech Circuit Riders - Christianity Today Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
"The Methodist circuit rider was basically the pastor for multiple satellite churches," Finke told CT. "They tried to start up satellite congregations as quickly and as cheaply as possible.
When the circuit rider was not there during the week, the satellite had a class leader or layperson who kept things going.
Methodists used that approach to become one of the largest religious groups in the United States, moving from "less than 2.5 percent of church adherents in 1776 to more than 34.2 percent in 1850," Finke wrote in a 2004 article for the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
www.christianitytoday.com /ct/2005/009/24.60.html   (2880 words)

 Theology Today - Vol 34, No. 4 - January 1978 - BOOK REVIEW - Dictionary of American Religious Biography
It is serviceable because of article design, layout, and type; scholarly because of selection, quality of narrative, and bibliographical recommendations.
Four hundred twenty-five American religious figures are fitted into 543 pages, persons ranging from "leathery circuit riders to pallid philosophers, from sectaries and dreamers to social activists and cosmic-minded citizens." The volume sacrifices a measure of in-depth treatment in order to provide a greater coverage of persons, but the quality of the articles is excellent.
Thus, whether one wishes biographical facts, bibliography, or an interpretation of the leading figure, there is no difficulty in finding it.
theologytoday.ptsem.edu /jan1978/v34-4-bookreview10.htm   (450 words)

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