by William C. Simpson, Jr, Conference Historian of the North Carolina Annual Conference The exponential growth of Methodist mission work in China can be traced to an almost happenstance occurrence on the North Carolina coast. The story relates to not only Methodism in China but also to the history of Trinity College, later, Duke University…. Continue Reading→
The Archives & History Spring Meeting that was scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Holly Springs UMC has been cancelled. You can click here to download and read the April issue of Saddlebags, NC Conference Commission on Archives and History newsletter, for the latest information.
The Southeastern Jurisdictional Historical Society of The United Methodist Church will be meeting Tuesday, July 19th through Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 New Street, New Bern, NC 28560. The theme of the meeting is “Early Methodist Influences in North Carolina.” The meeting is open to anyone interested in Methodist history…. Continue Reading→
The annual meeting of the SEJ of the United Methodist Historical Society met on the Campus of Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida from July 10 through the 13. This campus is the home of the largest collection of buildings designed by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, and all participants enjoyed a tour of the structures and… Continue Reading→