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Absalom Jones (November 7, 1746 – February 13, 1818) was an African-American abolitionist and clergyman.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
The African Methodist Episcopal Church, usually called the A.M.E. Church or AME, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Bedford is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Benjamin Rush (– April 19, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States.
The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures that Jews and Christians consider to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans.
A Bishop is a senior role in many Methodist denominations that have an episcopal polity.
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. state of Indiana.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Canton, officially the Charter Township of Canton, is a charter township of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Chapel Hill is a town in Orange and Durham counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Chapeltown is an unincorporated community in Kent County, Delaware, United States.
Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Christmas Conference was an historic founding conference of the newly independent Methodists within the United States held just after the American Revolution at Lovely Lane Chapel in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1784.
Circuit rider is a popular term referring to clergy in the earliest years of the United States who were assigned to travel around specific geographic territories to minister to settlers and organize congregations.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
Fairfax County, officially the County of Fairfax, is a predominantly suburban county — with urban and rural pockets — in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.
Fisk University is a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee.
Francis Asbury (August 20 or 21, 1745 – March 31, 1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States.
Freeborn Garrettson (1752 in Maryland – September 26, 1827 in New York City) was an American clergyman.
A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.
The Gospel According to Luke (Τὸ κατὰ Λουκᾶν εὐαγγέλιον, to kata Loukan evangelion), also called the Gospel of Luke, or simply Luke, is the third of the four canonical Gospels.
Harry Dorsey Gough (28 January 1745 – 8 May 1808) was a prominent 18th-century merchant, planter, and patron of the fledgling Methodist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, in the early United States.
Henry Boehm (June 8, 1775 – December 28, 1875) was an American clergyman and pastor.
This article is about the history of Falls Church, an independent city in Virginia, USA, in the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Hoosier is the official demonym for a resident of the U.S. state of Indiana.
Hosier is an occupational surname.
Hosiery, also referred to as legwear, describes garments worn directly on the feet and legs.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
The Indiana Magazine of History is a peer-reviewed academic journal published quarterly by the Indiana University Bloomington Department of History.
Jacob wrestling with the angel is an episode from Genesis (32:22-32; also referenced in Hosea 12:4).
The Reverend James Jenkins (1764 in Brittons Neck, South Carolina – 1847 in Camden, South Carolina) was an early Methodist circuit rider and preacher in Tennessee, Kentucky, and frontier Illinois, as well as his home state of South Carolina.
Jarena Lee (February 11, 1783 – 1864) was a 19th-century African-American woman who left behind an eloquent account of her religious experience.
John Wesley (2 March 1791) was an English cleric and theologian who, with his brother Charles and fellow cleric George Whitefield, founded Methodism.
Lanham is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Lovely Lane United Methodist Church, formerly known as First Methodist Episcopal Church, and earlier founded as Lovely Lane Chapel is a historic United Methodist church located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
The Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) was the oldest and largest Methodist denomination in the United States from its founding in 1784 until 1939.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River in the United States.
The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree (not to be confused with the parable of the budding fig tree) is a parable of Jesus which appears in.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
The Perry Hall Mansion is a historic structure located in the area to which it gave its name, Perry Hall, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Prince Hall (1807) was an African American noted as an abolitionist for his leadership in the free black community in Boston and as the founder of Prince Hall Freemasonry.
Psalm 51 (Septuagint numbering: Psalm 50) is one of the Penitential Psalms.
Richard Allen (February 14, 1760 – March 26, 1831) was a minister, educator, writer, and one of America's most active and influential black leaders.
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival during the early 19th century in the United States.
The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence occurred primarily on August 2, 1776 at the Pennsylvania State House, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Reverend is an honorific style most often placed before the names of Christian clergy and ministers.
Thomas Coke (9 September 1747 – 2 May 1814) was the first Methodist bishop and is known as the Father of Methodist Missions.
Thomas' Methodist Episcopal Chapel, also known as Thomas Chapel, is a historic Methodist chapel and cemetery located near Chapeltown in Kent County, Delaware.
Todd is an unincorporated community straddling the county lines of Watauga and Ashe counties in northwestern North Carolina on the South Fork of the New River.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.