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CHURCH LIFE



  • 1639 - First Baptist congregation was formed in Providence, RI
  • 1683 - First Mennonite groups in America settled in Pennsylvania
  • 1774 - First Shaker group established at Watervliet, NY
  • 1789 - Episcopal church separated its ties to the Church of England
  • 1804 - Disciples of Christ began in Kentucky & western Pennsylvania
  • 1816 - African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • 1820 - African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
  • 1830 - Joseph Smith founds the Morman church at Fayette, NY
  • 1842 - The Amana group migrated to America settling in Ebenezer, NY and later moving to Iowa
  • 1843 - Wesleyan Methodist Church of America began
  • 1844 - Joseph Smith, founder of Mormans is killed by lynch mob
  • 1847 - Mormans now led by Brigham Young found Salt Lake City
  • 1860 - Free Methodist Church began
  • 1870 - Methodist Episcopal Church began
  • 1871 - Charles Russel founds the Jehovah Witness
  • 1875 - Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science publishes Science & Health.
  • 1895 - Church of the Nazarene founded in Los Angeles, CA


THE SMILE

Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband,
smile at your children, smile at each other - - -it doesn't matter who it is - -
and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.
Mother Teresa...1910-1997.