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Woman Methodist preacher lauded

I live in the village of Mesena in Warren County and attend the Mesena United Methodist Church.\r\nVernon Johnson, Mesena\r\n
Graduation speech veterans offer tips

...year's salutatorians, valedictorians and special guest speakers. From the governor of South Carolina to a United Methodist preacher in North Augusta, they all agree that in a commencement address, it isn't so much what you say as how quickly...
Metro | Augusta State University | Paine College
Preacher figured prominently in bloody episode in Augusta

...Chronicle reported what remains perhaps the most celebrated jail break in Augusta history.It involved a former Methodist preacher, questionable business deals, the first U.S. marshal to die in the line of duty, a jail guard who may or may...
Metro | Bill Kirby | Bill Kirby
Home front: Mayor doubles as coronor

...Veatch moved to Louisville in 1954, a life revolving around public service was not in his plans. The son of a Methodist preacher, Mr. Veatch, a native of Atlanta, grew up in Augusta and attended the Academy of Richmond County. He graduated...
Metro | Academy of Richmond County
Salvation Army's Augusta congregation grows

...really about what you pledge for God," Michelle Wilson said.The movement dates to 1865, when William Booth, a Methodist preacher in London, took to the streets to reach the poor and homeless. He founded his own church when Victorian-era...
Housing project bears name of great Augustan

...forget the man for whom this public housing community was named. A writer, a teacher, a college president and a Methodist preacher, John Wesley Gilbert was a man who made a difference in the lives of many people. How fitting to see the site...
Opinion columns | Paine College
First-hand vignettes from civil-rights era

...governor. "I told him there was no way we marched from Selma to Montgomery to meet a secretary," he said. A Methodist preacher later organized a meeting between the two men, both Methodists, and Lowery explained the SCLC's demands. The...
Salvation Army fights for spiritual welfare order to redeem it, he can't help but believe that his faith must be put into action. It was the English Methodist preacher William Booth who, in 1865, first saw the direct connection between a hunger satisfied and a willing ear. Booth...
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Woman superintendent administers conferences

...ministry. Two or three of the district churches have plaques commemorating visits by Francis Asbury, an early Methodist preacher, she said. "John Wesley (the founder of the reform movement that became Methodism) sent him over here from...
Novel reveals turn-of-the-century interracial affair

...daughter of his great- grandfather, was his great-aunt. The person referred to as Jim Creighton was actually a Methodist preacher who taught at Columbia and Lander colleges, Mr. Kilgo said. Mr. Kilgo combined the names of villages like Garrett...