Celebrating 200 Years of Methodism on the Western Frontier Symposium

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Symposium of Prominent speakers on Methodist History, Sponsored by Riddle Lecture Series, Ctr for Regional History Southeast Mo State U

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Celebrating 200 Years of Methodism on the Western Frontier

A Symposium celebrating 200 years of Old McKendree Chapel

September 21, 2019

Time Speakers Topic Location

8:00- 8:30 Registration

Continental Breakfast

Glenn Auditorium, Dempster Hall, Southeast Missouri State University, North Henderson, Cape Girardeau

Part I

8:30-8:45

Opening and Introductions

Glenn Auditorium

8:45-10:15

Rev. Dr. Henry H. Knight III, Donald and Pearl Wright Professor of Wesleyan Studies and E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO

John Wesley’s Optimism of Grace Glenn Auditorium

Dr. Robert J. Williams, Editor, Methodist History, Former Chair of General Commission on Archives and History, Retired Clergy

African Americans in Early American Methodism Glenn Auditorium

10:30-12:00 Noon

Dr. John Wigger, Professor of History, University of Missouri-Columbia

Bending Wesley: Francis Asbury and William McKendree at the crossroads of

American Methodism

Glenn Auditorium

Dr. Frank Nickell, Director, Kellerman Foundation, Professor Emeritus, Southeast Missouri State University

Westward Expansion, The Spread of Religion, and Methodism Glenn Auditorium

Noon-12:30 Lunch Glenn Auditorium

Part II

12:30 – 2:00 PM

Rev. Dr. Russell Richey, Dean Emeritus of Candler School of Theology and William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Church History Emeritus Emory University

Midwestern Mason-Dixon Methodism Glenn Auditorium

Rev. Dr. John Gooch, Retired

Methodist Clergy, Editor and Author, Missouri Methodism

Methodism Takes Missouri Glenn Auditorium

2:00-2:30 Travel Time

Part III

2:30-3:30 Descendants Talk about the Past and the Future of the Methodism in Southeast Missouri Voices of the Past Define Our Future

Old McKendree Chapel

4080 Bainbridge Rd, Jackson, MO 63755

3:45-4:45

William Eddleman, Associate Director, Cape Girardeau Research Center, State Historical Society of Missouri

Adam Criblez, Director Center for Regional History, Southeast Missouri State University

Carla Jordan, Director, Cape Girardeau County History Center

The Role of the State, Regional and Local Historical Societies in Preserving Community and Church History

102 S. High Street, Jackson, MO. 63755 979-5170

4:45-6:30 Free Time

Part IV

6:30 -8:00 PM Hon. Stephen Limbaugh, Jr., U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Missouri

McKendree Chapel, a Microcosm of Methodism in Antebellum America

Centenary United Methodist Church, Family Life Center,

300 North Ellis, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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