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  Methodist local preacher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Local preachers play an important role in the Methodist Church of Great Britain and other churches historically linked to it, and have also been important in English social history.
From 1918 on, women local preachers were recruited and deployed on exactly the same basis as men, whereas they were not admitted into the ordained ministry until 1974.
Local preachers have always been required to undergo some form of training and examination - the examination being concerned with their doctrinal orthodoxy as well as with their knowledge of the scriptures and the history and doctrines of the church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Methodist_local_preacher   (1075 words)

 Circuit rider (Religious) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Local pastors met with their bishops annually for appointment to either a new circuit or remain at the same one (often they were moved to another).
Unlike preachers of settled denominations, Methodist preachers were always on the move (most circuits were so large that it would take 5 to 6 weeks to cover their assignment).
He brought the concept of the circuit from English Methodism, where it still exists: UK Methodist churches are grouped in circuits, which typically include a dozen or more churches, and ministers are appointed ("stationed") to the circuit, not to the local church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Circuit_rider_(Religious)   (580 words)

 Manx Methodist Historical Society - Newsletter 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Methodist system of training local preachers, encouraged young men to speak and take part in meetings, which they were not previously able to do because of their subservient position.
Another famous Methodist Local Preacher was Tom Cormode, a flsmith from Peel who had the audacity to challenge the sitting member, the High Bailiff Laughton.
Many of them were Methodist local preachers who sought to apply to industry and social conditions the teachings of Christ.
www.isle-of-man.com /manxnotebook/methdism/mhist/mmhsn08.htm   (745 words)

 JRULM: B - Biographical Index of Methodist Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Methodist historian William Myles states that Biggs became a travelling preacher in 1754 and he was certainly travelling with the preacher John Murlin between 1757 and 1759.
Despite the restrictions placed on women preachers after Wesley's death, correspondence preserved in the Methodist Archives proves that she was openly preaching, often in Methodist chapels, to within a few years of her death.
A staunch Methodist, Butcher was a friend of the Wesley brothers and contributed generously to the construction of a Methodist Chapel in the Southwark district of London during the early 1760s.
rylibweb.man.ac.uk /data1/dg/methodist/bio/biob.html   (16703 words)

 Chilwell Road Church - Current events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Les is a Local Preacher from Breaston Methodist Church.
Neil is Methodist Chaplain at the University of Nottingham and Superintendent Minister of the Nottingham Trent Valley Methodist Circuit.
Marion is a Methodist Local Preacher from Beeston.
www.cs.nott.ac.uk /~ef/Church/NextSunday.htm   (281 words)

 Wisconsin Conference United Methodist Church, Commission on Archives and History
By the summer of 1840, the Methodist society had grown to the point where they decided to erect a building and “were awarded the free church lot offered by the Village to the first denomination to erect a church”;.
The same week that the Methodists preachers were congregating for Conference a war-weary regiment of Michigan volunteers passed through Southport on their way back home.
Methodist Conferences of the eighteenth century focused almost entirely on issues of faith and functioned primarily as revivals, not only renewing the call of its members, but also reaching out to the wider community, who would gather to hear the preaching.
www.wisconsinumc.org /archives/conference1848.htm   (1686 words)

 ARCH - LoveToKnow Article on ARCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He inherited a strong itiment of independence from his mother; and his objections the social homage expected by those whom the catechism Idly styled his betters made him an agitator.
Having seated himself by unremitting exertions, and acquired fluency speech as a Methodist local preacher, he founded in 1872 the ~tional Agricultural Laborers Union, of which he was presiat.
A rise then came in the wages of agricultural laborers, t this had the unforeseen effect of destroying the union; for laborers, deeming their object gained, ceased to agitate.
35.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AR/ARCH.htm   (1242 words)

I had been a local preacher for about two years previously and was by then regarded as perhapes "fit for Bladon".
It was one of the best country appointments, the home of the Fryers, the Adams and other families upon whom untried undergraduates could not be allowed to practice.
A scholar of Corpus Christi and a fellow Methodist local preacher from Wadham came to breakfast.
www.homestead.com /bladonchurch/first_day.html   (346 words)

 Local Preacher
Subject to their approval the trainee Local Preacher begins a training period of study and preaching, which lasts between 2 and 5 years depending in individual circumstances.
The Local Preacher's Meeting receives regular reports on the services the trainee has taken as well as the progress they are making in their studies.
As a full accredited Local Preacher you are entitled to preach in any Methodist Church world wide.
freespace.virgin.net /kevernruth.stafford/localpreacher.htm   (606 words)

 Bladon: Nonconformity | British History Online
An out-house in Bladon was licensed for Primitive Methodists in 1847, (fn.
There were two or three Methodist local preachers in the village in 1871, and in 1891 the only farmer in the parish was a Methodist, as were two of the three shopkeepers.
The former Wesleyan chapel became the Methodist church, and in 1985 was served from Kidlington.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=6716   (460 words)

 FINDING THE BRICK WALL: Roman Catholic/Methodist Committee
Catholics and Methodists have official permission to work and pray together, but there is more to giving permission than simply having confidence in one's own position and accepting the good faith of others.
Methodists have been given a specific historic task which is probably completed.
So long as both Catholics and Methodists are in a state of change, we have to be very careful how we tread.
www.interchurchfamilies.org /journal/v01n114b.shtm   (847 words)

The design of organizing the Methodists into an Independent Episcopal Church was opened to the preachers present, and it was agreed to call a general conference, to meet at Baltimore the ensuing Christmas.
Methodists appropriated it during the Revolutionary War after it was abandoned by the Anglican clergy of the area.
Preacher Smith was murdered enroute to a preaching engagement on August 20, 1876.
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Introduction.htm   (4555 words)

 JRULM: C - Biographical Index of Methodist Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Childe became a local preacher at the age of sixteen and candidated for the Wesleyan ministry in 1926.
He was converted at the age of six, became a member of the Methodist society aged twelve and a local preacher at the age of sixteen.
She was converted by Methodist preaching in 1756 and made her house available for worship and hospitality for itinerant preachers, including John Wesley, until her death thirty years later.
rylibweb.man.ac.uk /data1/dg/methodist/bio/bioc.html   (12956 words)

 Preachers from Houston County, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
- MATHEWS, George W.: A Methodist preacher and native of Houston County.
- RILEY, Frank: A Methodist preacher and native of Houston County.
E. was a Baptist preacher who preached in Macon, Atlanta, and Richmond.
gagen.i-found-it.net /preachers.html   (374 words)

 Commack United Methodist Church - History
Methodism in Winne-Comac began in 1783 when a society was formed after a sermon preached by John Phillips, a Methodist local preacher and a tailor in the British army during the Revolutionary War.
In 1939, in preparation for the 150th anniversary, the building was painted, landscaping of church grounds was improved, a circular driveway with Belgian blocks and a border were made, continuing along the sidewalk as a WPA project.
The oldest Methodist Church edifice..." was erected and the World War I Honor Roll sign moved closer to the street on west side of building and a field was cleaned for parking area.
www.commack-umc.org /History.shtml   (1390 words)

 Berwick UMC: 1910 Historical Sketch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
School Street Methodist Episcopal church, of Berwick, goes back to the year 1810 for the initial impulse to which it owes its origin.
He associated himself with some Methodist people residing at Cranberry Meadow, and seems to have been responsible for the continuance of Methodist services from 1820 to 1830.
An act of the General Court of Massachusetts, passed Dec. 11, 1816, named a self-perpetuating board of trustees and authorized the sale of the ministerial lands, that the income from the proceeds of the sale might be annually appropriated for the support of preaching in the parish.
www.gbgm-umc.org /berwick/heritage/1910.html   (1560 words)

 About the Creation Resources Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
CRT was founded in 1981 as the Somerset Creationist Group when Methodist Local Preacher Geoff Chapman (right) and a small group of concerned Christians in South Somerset got together to see how they could share the evidence for creation and highlight the flaws in evolution theory.
Initially our mission was intended to be local, but as requests for information and resources began coming in from a much wider area, in 1989 it was decided to change our name to the Creation Resources Trust.
Therefore it is the duty of Christians to oppose this harmful philosophy in the guise of science.
www.c-r-t.co.uk /about_us.htm   (891 words)

The society of 'people called Methodists' had doubtless existed in the village for some time, meeting for prayer and fellowship in the village cottages, when they realised their first great ambition, a church building of their own.
The second was a Cudworth flsmith and local preacher, William Smith, father of Rev. John Smith in whose memory the Cudworth Methodist church was named.
Salmon, a local preacher and member of our own society preached an inspiring sermon to a packed church that evening, and money from the tea and collection realised the magnificent sum for those days, of £60.
www.brierley59.freeserve.co.uk /brierley-methodist-church.htm   (8908 words)

 NEC-CAH Manuscript Authors L-R
Lewis of Brattleboro, VT, a the centennial of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Weston, and district meeting for Montpelier District; at Weston VT, November 3, 1903.
Montgomery, John K. The Granville Circuit, 1794-1823: a study of Methodist beginnings in the Berkshire Hills and of the Men who made them Possible; entered into competition for the Jesse Lee Prize offered by the Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church.
Methodist appointments, Barnard, VT. From Cooper's Vermont Appointments, the circuit records, and journals, biographies and memoirs of preachers.
www.bu.edu /sth/archives/cah/cahmsa2.htm   (610 words)

 Methodist Local Preachers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Methodist Church in Great Britain is made up of hundreds of church congregations, throughout the country.
At national level the church refers to itself as the Methodist Connexion, emphasising the networked nature of the church.
Local Preachers would be called lay preachers, or lay readers in other denominations.
www.kurc.org.uk /lp.htm   (233 words)

 Leonard Barnett and the church youth club
His father had worked on the railways and was a local Methodist preacher; his mother was a teacher who encouraged her sons to take school seriously (Greet 2001).
The Methodist Youth Department had been established in 1943 (bringing together the existing Sunday School and Guild Departments) and under the guidance of Rev. Douglas A. Griffiths MAYC came into existence in 1945 (Hubery 1963: 80).
As well as including useful material on the development of Methodist youth work there is discussion of the function of the club, relationships between churches and clubs, and the qualities of church club leadership.
www.infed.org /thinkers/leonard_barnett.htm   (3975 words)

 NEC-CAH Manuscripts Subject A-K
The Methodist Episcopal Church now sustains a position in regard to slavery, and also, in regard to theological education...
The local ministry; essay for the presiding elders convention, Boston, MA, Nov. 17-18, 1879.
Rev. Henry Dorr as a member of the New Hampshire Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church; a paper read before the Boston Methodist Preachers' Meeting, April 2, 1894.
www.bu.edu /sth/archives/cah/cahmss1.htm   (1337 words)

 Samuel Johnson
Wesleyan Methodist Local Preacher and early supporter of Methodist Local Preachers Mutual Aid Society - he attended its inaugral meeting in 1849 which support later saw him expelled from the Wesleyans; after which he joined the Primitive Methodists and appears as a LP on their plan.
It was also intimated that local preachers were generally gainers by their position in the society ; and that many of them who were in business, had an advantage over their fellow-tradesmen that were not so circumstanced !
One preacher remained here three years ; and to oblige him I travelled many extra miles to fulfill his appointments, and for other purposes in connection with them.
www.isle-of-man.com /manxnotebook/people/printers/sjohnson.htm   (1532 words)

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Although a Methodist local preacher, he served as Principal of an Anglican College in Nigeria before being Headmaster of Maidstone Grammar School for 20 years.
It considers the backcloth of Puritan influence in the area and assesses the role of the local Anglican clergy, but it also includes social analysis.
He has been a lifelong member of Syresham Wesleyan Reform Chapel, playing his part over the years as, Sunday School Superintendent, Chapel President and Local Preacher, which he continues to this day.
www.crowfield-village.com /books.html   (422 words)

 Fulwood Methodist Church Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
THE METHODIST local preacher of years ago often walked many miles in all kinds of weather in his zeal to preach the word.
Small country chapels, usually filled to capacity with enthusiastic worshippers, welcomed their preacher for the day with true warmth.
On one of the greatest occasions of the year, the Sunday School Anniversary, a young preacher arrived at the church and was greeted by one of the stewards, who, after the morning service, directed him across the fields to a farmhouse about a mile away.
www.fulwood.org.uk /magazine/fmcmag/2002/newyear/rules_for_teachers.htm   (349 words)

 Hymn Writer of the Church (Cox_SamK)
Cox, Samuel Keener, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Baltimore, Md., July 16, 1823; and died at Harrisonburg, Va., November 27, 1909.
He was the son of Rev. Luther J. Cox, a Methodist local preacher, and was a first cousin of Bishop John C. Keener.
He was a member of the committee of nine which in 1886-88 compiled the hymn book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, which was the official hymnal of that Church until this present book became the joint hymnal of both branches of American Episcopal Methodism.
www.ccel.org /ccel/nutter/hymnwriters.Cox_SamK.html   (159 words)

 Mayson Penn 1856-1949.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
His occupation was given as "C Miner L Pre+" (presumably Coal Miner and Local Preacher), aged 24.
Later he became Methodist minister of Gosforth, Cumberland.
Moved to Cheshire and became Insurance agent, and Methodist local preacher.
home.clara.net /balshaw/people/maysp856.htm   (210 words)

 Survival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Jenny Carpenter is a geographer, town planner and Methodist local preacher.
She has served as Vice-President of the Methodist Conference (1988-9) and as Field Officer (North and Midlands) with Churches Together in England (1990-2000).
Since April 2000 she has held the post of URC/Methodist Rural Officer-Consultant, based at the Arthur Rank Centre, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, which is the churches' rural resource unit.
www.faithworks.info /Standard.asp?id=945   (110 words)

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