History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of the City of Lancaster, Pa., from 1807 to 1893

History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of the City of Lancaster, Pa., from 1807 to 1893 : With Some Account of Earlier Efforts to Establish Methodism in Lancaster; Also an Appendix Containing a Sketch of St. Paul's M. E. Church, by the Pastor, and

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Excerpt from History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of the City of Lancaster, Pa., From 1807 to 1893: With Some Account of Earlier Efforts to Establish Methodism in Lancaster; Also an Appendix Containing a Sketch of St. Paul's M. E. Church, by the Pastor, and "Conestoga's" Notes on the Conference of 1855 Local historians; the latest history Of Lancaster county; Sketch by the Rev. J. T. Satchell; the Rev. John Lednum's reference to Lancaster, Pennsylvania; two circuits named Lancaster in 1794; Chester and Lancaster in 1795; Strasburg circuit mentioned in 1796; the minutes of 1797; the Conference for 1797; the Journal of the Rev. Wm. Colbert; Chester and Strasburg circuit; extent of the circuit; preaching appoint ments; the first record of regular Methodist preaching in Lan caster; the first Methodist sermon in Lancaster said to have been preached by the Rev. Henry Boehm; Sketch by John B. Good, Esq.; a brickbat for the preacher newspaper articles by the Rev. G. W. Lybrand; Journal of the Rev. Joseph Pilmoor; mention of the Rev. Joseph Pilmoor; the oldest record of Methodist preaching in Lancaster; two beginnings for Method ism in Lancaster; Bishop Asbury's reference to Lancaster: the first sermon by a Methodist preacher in Lancaster attributed to the Rev. Joseph Pilmoor; the old court house; the Rev. William Colbert's first sermon in Lancaster; Chester and Stras burg circuit in 1799; Lancaster abandoned by Methodist preachers in 1798; appointments in 1807; the translation Of the Discipline of the M. E. Church into the German language; the Rev. Henry Boehm and Doctor Romer the translators; Henry and Benjamin Grimler the printers; the Rev. Henry Boehm's meeting with Philip Benedict and wife; the date of the meet ing; the formation of a class; the house of Philip Benedict. The historians of Lancaster county, prior to A. D. 1883, Whose works are now accessible, were either so poorly informed in regard to the existence. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243121008
  • 9780243121007