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2019 ANNUAL LECTURE & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


 WESLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
2019 ANNUAL LECTURE
AND
  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


Saturday 29th June 2019

WREXHAM METHODIST CHURCH
REGENT STREET
WREXHAM
NORTH WALES
LL11 1RY

PHONE 01978 361489


10.00 am
Coffee /Tea on arrival

10.50 am
Welcome by

Rev Richard J. Parkes BSc. Wrexham Methodist Church

Rev David Leese BA WHS General Secretary


11.00 am
Illustrated Presentation The Primitive Methodists and
the Squatters of Newtown Mountain, Denbighshire
David Young MA., MPhil.

12 noon Lunch
Please bring your own food or buy locally

Drinks will be provided.

1.00pm
Wesley Historical Society Annual General Meeting

2-30 pm
WHS Annual lecture

Rev. Dr. Ceri Jones BA FRHISTS
Reader in Early Modern History
Prifysgol Aberystwyth University
Editor: Wesley Historical Society Proceedings

Subject 'John Gilles, George Whitefield and the making of an evangelical past'  
 

4.00pm
Drinks and Departures

Car parking at Island Green
(This is a paying car park and is open air)
Euro Car Parks Limited
Island Green
Watery Road
Clwyd
Wrexham
LL13 7LW

 

 


 

Recent Annual Lectures

2013

Revd Margaret P, Jones MA, M Phil
Former Methodist Connexional Team Leader of the Formation in Ministry Office and Secretary for Presbyteral Ministry
‘Grand-daughters to Susanna: Women’s discipleship in Wesleyan Methodism, 1800-1850’

2014

 Professor Michael Hughes,
Professor of Russian and International History – University of Liverpool.
'Methodism and the Challenge of the First World War’

2015

Rev Dr Stephen Hatcher
Chair Methodist Heritage Sites Network Forum.
‘Prims in Print: the changing character of Primitive Methodism as seen through its literature’

2016 Emeritus Professor John Richard Watson
Formerly Professor of English, University of Durham.
‘Charles Wesley and eighteenth-century poetry’
2017

Mr Gary M. Best M.A. (Headmaster Kingswood School 1987-2008)
John Cennick: the first Son of the Gospel
The lecture explored how John Cennick emerged as the first lay preacher,
and how significant his contribution was, why he fell out with the Wesleys and his later life.
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