FUMC celebrates 175 years Sunday

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The organization of the Methodist Church in Troy dates from1843, just eleven years after the organization of the Alabama Conference of the Methodist Church. The one person responsible for the founding of the First Methodist Church was a noble pioneer woman, Ann Love. The members forming the nucleus of the organization of the church were Ann Love, her two widowed daughters, Mrs. Samuel Key and Mrs. Hudson, John D. Curtis and James R. Grainger, blacksmith and tavern keeper.Ann Love had been a Presbyterian in her native state of South Carolina. But it was Baptist and Methodist that sent traveling preachers into the wilderness of Alabama to hold meetings in courthouses and under brush arbors. Ann Love sent a letter to the Conference asking for a preacher to be sent to Troy. Zacchebah Dowling was the first pastor. Special music will be presented by the chancel choir.The 175th anniversary of First United Methodist Church is a special time, not just for the church, but also for the community. Everyone is invited. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Print Article FUMC celebrates 175 years Sunday Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies…center_img First United Methodist Church in Troy will celebrate its 175th anniversary on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Festivities will begin at 9:15 a.m. with a reception on the front lawn of the church. At 10:15 a congregational photo will be taken on the side lawn with the 175th Anniversary Worship Service beginning at 10:30. Dr. Karl Stegall will be the guest minister for this special occasion of the church. Dinner on the grounds will be at noon on the vacant lot behind the annex.FUMC Pastor Steve Winton said all former members and friends of the church are invited to share this very special occasion at First United Methodist Church.“We welcome everyone to join us as we celebrate the church’s 175 anniversary and welcome Dr. Stegall,” Winton said. “Back when there was a Troy District, Dr. Stegall was a superintendent. He and his family attend FUMC when they were in town. So, he knows a lot of people here and it will be good to renew friendships.” You Might Like Woman driving wrong way arrested on meth charges Police responded to a reckless driver call on County Road 2225 Saturday to find a vehicle traveling on the wrong… read more Sponsored Content Latest Stories Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 3:00 am Wednesday, October 24, 2018 By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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