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  Kilmarnock Methodist Episcopal Church, South   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
While the first meeting house erected for Methodist use is thought to be the Log Meeting House build on Sam's Creek in Maryland in 1764 and the formal organization of the Church itself took place in Baltimore, it was actually on the soil of Virginia that much of the Methodist tradition was born.
The Methodist Protestant Church of Wicomico Church was one of several Methodist Churches in Virginia that split away from the main body, mainly because of dissension over the election of Elders.
The Reverend Porter Hardy* was assigned by the Virginia Methodist Conference to the lower Northern Neck in 1904.
www.gbgm-umc.org /kilmarnockumc/historybook.htm   (4610 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Methodism
In the Methodist Episcopal Church his appointment is limited to a period not exceeding six years, and is in the hands of the bishop.
It controls the affairs of every individual church, and holds its deliberations under the direction of the "district superintendent" or his representative; (2) the "Annual Conference", at which several "districts" are represented by their itinerant preachers under the presidency of the bishop.
The Free Methodist Church was organized in 1860 at Pekin, New York, as a protest against the alleged abandonment of the ideals of ancient Methodism by the Methodist Episcopal Church.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10237b.htm   (5438 words)

  
 First United Methodist Church, Canyon, Texas
First United Methodist Church in Canyon, Texas, was organized in October of 1889, in a store on the east side of the square with seven charter members.
The Methodist Episcopal Church South, the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the Methodist Protestant Church united to become The Methodist Church in 1939.
Church membership rose from those seven in 1889 to 1,133 at the end of 2000-112 years of progress.
www.firstchurchcanyon.com /Pages/history.html   (267 words)

  
 OSU Archives - Columbia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Columbia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was organized on October 26, 1866, in Corvallis, Oregon.
The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, congregation in Corvallis (later known as the Madison Street Methodist Church) was united with the northern Methodist congregation in 1941 to form the First Methodist Church of Corvallis.
The original handwritten journals (3 volumes) of the Columbia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South are held by the Archives of the Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church, which is located in Waller Hall at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.
osulibrary.oregonstate.edu /archives/archive/mss/methchur.html   (473 words)

  
 Washington, MO First United Methodist Church
In his writing he states that the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was an appointment of the Union church for several years before the war and that a building had been erected at the liberty of a few members, of which never exceeded 10 or 12.
In 1962, the property to the west of the church was purchased for its use as a parking lot, and in 1964 a parsonage was purchased on East 6th Street, to allow for the use of the attached church parsonage as needed Sunday School and meeting rooms.
They removed the old parsonage from the front of the church, renovated the sanctuary, extended the front of the church to 5th Street and attempted to capture the original appearance of the church as it was in 1860.
www.washingtonmo.com /History-Sites/first_united_methodist_church.htm   (3521 words)

  
 Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Illinois Conference.
Churches in states that would later be known as the Confederacy seceded from the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The organization arose out of the tension between abolitionist Methodist Episcopal Republicans loyal to their Illinoisan in the White House and Methodist Episcopal Democrats, many of whom were emigrants or the children of emigrants from Southern states.
The unpopularity of a church in the North that aligned with the Methodists in the South is obvious.
www.pitts.emory.edu /Archives/text/mss012.html   (468 words)

  
 Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Methodist Episcopal Church, South was the so-called "Southern Methodist Church" resulting from the split over the issue of slavery in the Methodist Episcopal Church which had been brewing over several years until it came out into the open at a conference held in Louisville, Kentucky in 1844.
This body maintained its own polity until it reunited with the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Protestant Church to form the The Methodist Church in 1939, which in turn later (1968) merged with the Evangelical United Brethren Church to form The United Methodist Church.
While the two other major Methodist denominations in America—the MEC and the Methodist Protestant Church—had agreed to ordain women either as local elders and deacons (the MEC) or full clergy (the Methodist Protestant Church), the MEC, South did not ordain women as pastors at the time of the 1939 merger that formed The Methodist Church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Methodist_Episcopal_Church,_South   (1582 words)

  
 Church Street United Methodist Church - History
Church at old location continued; later known as Methodist Hill and still later as East Hill Avenue Methodist Church, it survived until the urban renewal of 1963.
Church Streeters relished for years the story that the organist, Miss Bess Platt, looked at the church as it was going up in flames and exclaimed with concern that she had forgotten to lock the organ!
The church's education building, begun the previous year on Hill Avenue on property formerly belonging to the United Daughters of the Confederacy, was completed at a cost of $350,000 and the cornerstone set in place at 9:30 a.m.
www.churchstreetumc.org /history.htm   (2921 words)

  
 History of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Those who founded the CME Church had been members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, while they were slaves.
Methodists were very effective in preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to slaves.
Isaac Lane said that they requested their own separate and independent church, "patterned after our own ideas and notions." Accordingly, the General Conference of the M.E. Church, South, meeting in New Orleans in 1866, granted the request of the Colored members.
www.godonthe.net /cme/history/cme_hist.htm   (737 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The first Texas appointment of the Methodist Episcopal Church (made by the Missouri Conference in 1818) was of Stevenson to the Mount Prairie (Arkansas) and "Peecon Point" Circuit.
In 1837 the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church established a mission to the state and sent seasoned ministers to the republic.
The Methodist system of sending out circuit riders, closely supervised by presiding elders under the authority of itinerant bishops, to minister to the widely scattered settlers proved to be remarkably effective in Texas.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/MM/imm1.html   (2027 words)

  
 Congregational Methodist Church Beliefs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Congregational Methodist Church was organized in 1852 in order to meet the need for a Methodist Church with a system of government more in harmony with the practices of early Christianity and with the principles upon which this nation was founded.
When he separated from the Church of England, he felt that there was nothing in particular wrong with its doctrines; so, when he drew up a set of twenty-five articles of religion for the new Methodist Church in America, he used the old articles of the Church of England.
Delegates are elected from the local church conference to the annual conference, and from the local church conference to the general conference.
congregationalmethodist.net /history.htm   (2093 words)

  
 STH | Library | Guides | Methodist History
The United Methodist Church (U.S.) is one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States.
The Wesleyan Methodist Church was founded n 1843 by Orange Scott and Luther Lee, primarily over the reluctance of the Methodist Episcopal Church to take a firm stand against slavery.
One group of churches not satisfied with this merger intended to remain as the United Evangelical Church but were forced in 1928 to re-name themselves the Evangelical Congregational Church.
www.bu.edu /sth/library/guides/methodism-history.html   (1378 words)

  
 MAXEKE, Charlotte Manye, South Africa, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Maxeke was a leader in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first African woman from South Africa to obtain a B.Sc.
She may also be called the 'Mother of Ethiopia' because of the part that she played in the amalgamation of the Ethiopian Church and the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Although as a woman she could not be an elder, she served on the missionary committee and was invited to give talks on mission at the AMEC conferences.
www.dacb.org /stories/southafrica/maxeke_charlotte.html   (896 words)

  
 New Catholic Dictionary: Methodist Episcopal Church, South   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Separatist slaveholders from the Methodist Episcopal Church under the leadership of James O. Andrew who organized at Louisville, Kentucky, in May, 1845.
It was in agreement with other Methodist bodies in its doctrine, emphasizing especially "the universality of the atonement, the witness of the Spirit, and the possibility of holiness in heart and life." In government it was in harmony with the Methodist Episcopal Church and particularly stressed the episcopate.
In 1939 it merged with the Methodist Episcopal Church and Methodist Protestant Church to form the Methodist Church, which today is known as the United Methodist Church.
www.catholic-forum.com /Saints/ncd05308.htm   (118 words)

  
 United Methodist Church - Theopedia
The United Methodist Church (UMC) was formed in 1968 as a result of a merger between the Evangelical United Brethren and the Methodist Church which were themselves the result of mergers.
The Methodist Church was formed in 1939 as the result of a merger of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and the Methodist Protestant Church.
The first Methodist clergy were ordained by John Wesley, a priest in the Church of England, because of the crisis caused by the American Revolution which cut the Methodists in the States off from the Church of England and its sacraments.
www.theopedia.com /United_Methodist_Church   (1359 words)

  
 OldChesterPa: Churches: Christ United Methodist Church, Brookhaven, PA
This was accomplished by the merger of the Methodist Church with the United Evangelical Bretheren Church.
In 1871, there was a strong sentiment for a new church, and, about that time, according to church records, Colonel N.L. Yarnall, who was a member of what was Madison Street Methodist Episcopal Church, drew his letter and placed it in Trinity Methodist Church so that he might assist in this new work.
The tall church steeple, a landmark in South Chester, was damaged by lightning and in October 1946, during the pastorate of Reverend J.G. Eaton, the steeple was removed and a bronze cross erected.
www.oldchesterpa.com /christ_um_church.htm   (1539 words)

  
 Our History
When the three were formally united in 1939, there were many in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South who refused to enter into the union because of the modernistic tendencies found in the United Church.
A layman's organization for the preservation of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South was formed and culminated in a convocation in Columbia, South Carolina, on January 14, 1940, at which four hundred (400) representatives of the Church set up a provisional plan for preserving the Church.
The Eastern Conference is composed of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland.
www.southernmethodistchurch.org /id37.htm   (727 words)

  
 Omo Zion United Methodist Church
The church was enlarged with a wing built on to the northwest corner of the original building.
The Methodist Episcopal Church South and the Methodist Protestant Church merged in 1939 to become The Methodist Church.
In 1941, the annual Methodist Conference was held at The Methodist Church, Omo Road and 29 Mile, New Haven Michigan.
www.msu.edu /~vanheve2/church/churchhistory.htm   (470 words)

  
 All the Divisions of Methodism
Of the fifteen, four white and three Black came from the Methodist Episcopal Church; two white and two Black from the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, one Black each from the African Methodist Episcopal and the Methodist Protestant Church, and one white from the Primitive Methodist Church of England.
These churches came into being because they were dissatisfied with the lack of emphasis on Wesley's doctrine of entire sanctification in the historic Methodist churches.
Black members of the John Street Methodist Episcopal Church who were refused a place to worship alongside their white brethren decided instead to provide themselves with a separate church, which they named "Zion," because that was the name of the local church they built.
www.kansasheritage.org /um/asbury~1.html   (2474 words)

  
 Guide Methodist History
Harrell, a consecrated bishop of the Methodist Church in 1944, served various churches throughout the South as pastor and taught at Emory and Duke Universities.
Papers, 1861-1952; 2 boxes, 12 BV, 2 OP Haygood, a Methodist minister in the North Georgia Conference and later bishop to the Los Angeles Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was also at one time the editor of the Wesleyan Christian Advocate.
The Educational Commission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was established by the General Conference of the M.E. Church, South, on 22 May 1914.
marbl.library.emory.edu /Guides/guides-methodist.html   (3914 words)

  
 Emanuel A.M.E. Church
The church's 1400 members soon thereafter established themselves an African Methodist Episcopal church, a denomination formally established in 1816 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1822 the church was investigated for its involvement with a planned slave revolt.
The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is located at 110 Calhoun St. It is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/charleston/ema.htm   (548 words)

  
 THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF SOUTH ONONDAGA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
John P. Newman, (now pastor of the Metropolitan Church at Washington, D.C.) In 1827, a church edifice was built by the united efforts of the Presbyterian, Methodist Episcopal, and Universalist Societies, and was occupied alternately by them.
About the year 1837, the present Methodist Episcopal house of worship was built at a cost of $1,600.
This is the only church organization at South Onondaga and the only church in which regular divine services have been held for several years past.
www.rootsweb.com /~nyononda/CHURCH/SOMEHIS.HTM   (309 words)

  
 Schuyler County, Illinois, Methodist Episcopal Church South
In giving a history of this church it is very necessary, to relate some of the causes that gave rise or led to its organization in Schuyler County.
Burk that no sound ought to be heard in the church but the voice of healing charity, left off attending church, where they were constantly exposed to the chances of having their honest convictions denounced, their motives impugned, and their blood stirred by insulting insinuations.
Bishops Marvin and Doggett of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, according to previous request visited this council, after the above resolutions were adopted, and received said Church into the communion and under the jurisdiction of the Methodist Epsicopal Church South.
www.rootsweb.com /~ilschuyl/MEChurchSouth.html   (1014 words)

  
 Methodist Episcopal Church (South Waterford, Me.) Records, MSS 223   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Methodism reached the village of South Waterford, Maine in 1802 with the itinerant preaching of the Rev. Joseph Baker.
By 1806 Waterford was a part of the Poland Circuit of the Maine Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The list of probationary church members extends from 1844 to April 1871 and includes the probationer's name, marital and baptismal status, and the date of acceptance into church membership.
www.pitts.emory.edu /Archives/text/mss223.html   (459 words)

  
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House of M.E.C., South Methodism 230 MET Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1914 Nashville:Pub.
House of M.E.C., South Methodism 230 MET Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1918 Nashville:Pub.
House of M.E.C., South Methodism 230 MET Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1922 Nashville:Pub.
www.barrattschapel.org /archlib/MethodistHistory.txt   (1893 words)

  
 Site of the Organization of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South
In the Methodist Episcopal Church, the issue came to a head in 1844.
The northern majority demanded that the bishop cease exercising the functions of his office until this impediment was removed, and that led to an impasse with the southern conferences.
The Methodist Episcopal Church was the largest denomination in the United States, and its division was to many observers an omen of what could happen to the nation as well as to other churches.
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Mecsouth.htm   (592 words)

  
 Capers Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Capers Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church began as the "African Mission" of white McKendree Methodist Episcopal Church in Nashville.
Nashville's fl Methodists continued to worship at the Sulphur Springs location until l851, when they purchased a lot to build a new church on Hynes Street and McCreary (Eleventh Avenue, North), near the Nashville-Chattanooga Railway Depot.
The Colored Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in Jackson, Tennessee, on December 15, 1870.
www.tnstate.edu /library/digital/capers.htm   (720 words)

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