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2018 ANNUAL LECTURE & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


2018 WESLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
TRIENNIAL CONFERENCE, ANNUAL LECTURE
& ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


The Wesley Historical Society’s Triennial Conference
Friday 22rd & Saturday 23rd June 2018

Wesley House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge. CB5 8BJ
& Wesley Methodist Church, Christ Pieces, Cambridge. CB1 1LG

PHONE 01223 765832


FRIDAY 22nd JUNE 2018

Friday sessions are at Wesley House,
registration from 10.15am.


These are being organised jointly with the Methodist Church’s Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network
.

Keynote speaker is Lord Griffiths.

The day will conclude with a Conference Dinner.



SATURDAY 23rd JUNE 2018

Saturday sessions are at Wesley Methodist Church,
registration from 9.00am, followed by further papers.
If you are interested in offering a paper to the Conference, please email the Conference Secretary as soon as possible. Papers can be on any aspect of Methodist history, and need not be restricted to the theme of ‘Methodism and Politics’.

1.15pm
The Wesley Historical Society
Annual General Meeting




2.30pm
The Annual Lecture

Lecturer
Dr. Clive Field, OBE, D.Litt,

Topic
‘Crosses on the Ballot: The Political Alignments of British Methodists, 1832-2017’.


Day delegates are welcome for all or part of the conference, at no cost.
Overnight accommodation is available for £80-£85, and the estimated cost of the conference dinner is £30.

For further details contact the Conference Secretary,
Dr. Clive Norris, 18 Parkfields, London SW15 6NH,
or email whsconference2018@gmail.com  


 

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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