Thursday, March 11, 2010

The fourteen Ms of the Primitive Methodist movement

Here is a thumbnail sketch of the history of the movement

1. Milieu - England in the early 1800s
2. Men with a message - Bourne and Clowes
3. Mow Cop Camp Meeting (1807)
4. Movement formed (1811 – 1812)
5. Mission to the midlands (1811 – 1819)
6. Mob and magistrate
7. Multiplication in Hull and beyond (1819 – 1824)
8. Meltdown (1825 – 1828)- crisis in the movement
9. More expansion (1829 – 1833)
10. Mission - local and overseas (1834-1851)- to Canada, Australia, New Zealand
11. Memorial to the founders - death of Clowes and Bourne (1851 – 1852)
12. Maturity (1860 – 1910) - Jubilee to Centenary celebrations
13. Merger (1932) - union to form The Methodist Church
14. Museum - Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum

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