Old McKendree Anniversary
When
Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019

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Where
Old McKendree Chapel
Bainridge Rd.
Jackson, MO 63755

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“Preserving the Past to Inspire the Future”
Celebrating 200 Years of Methodism
On the Western Frontier
 
Sponsored by:  The Riddle Lecture Series, Center for Regional History, Southeast Missouri State University
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nd McKendree Chapel Memorial Association
September 21, 2019
 
Glen Auditorium, Dempster Hall, Southeast Missouri State University
Closing Banquet:  Centenary United Methodist Church
 
Symposium Topics: John Wesley and His Influence on Protestantism, Bishop Francis Asbury’s Influence on Bishop McKendree, Bishop McKendree’s Influence on the Methodist Church, The Westward Expansion and the Spread of Methodism, Methodism in Missouri, North/South Division and Slavery and the Civil War, McKendree Chapel and the Civil War, Writing the History of Old McKendree, and Preserving our Past to Inspire our Future.
 
Speakers:
  • 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
  • Dr. John Wigger, Professor of History, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Rev. Dr. Robert Williams, Editor, Methodist History, Former Chair of General Commission on Archives and History
  • Dr. Frank Nickell, Director, Kellerman Foundation, Professor Emeritus, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Rev. Dr. John Gooch, Retired Methodist Clergy, Editor and Author, Missouri Methodism
  • Rev. Dr. Russell Richey, Dean Emeritus of Candler School of Theology and William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Church History Emeritus, Emory University,
  • Larry Tucker, Former President Missouri Bar Association, Chairperson, Missouri Methodist Foundation
  • Dr. William Eddelman, Associate Director, Cape Girardeau Research Center, State Historical Society of Missouri
  • Dr. Adam Criblez, Director, Center for Regional History, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Hon. Stephen Limbaugh, Jr., U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Missouri
Tour: Old McKendree Chapel and Cemetery, World Methodist Historic Site and the Cape Girardeau County History Center in Jackson
 
Registration Fee:  $50, to include lunch, dinner, symposium materials, and light refreshments
 
CEU’s:  Clergy may earn one CEU for participation in this seminar.
 
More Information:  Contact Adelaide Parsons, ahparsons@charter.net or 573-339-8521