FM History Update-August 12, 2015

The newest edition of our e-newsletter went out today. It describes the Historical Center’s activities at the recent General Conference and a new cataloging system in the library. You can read it here. If you would like to sign up to receive the e-newsletter click here, enter your information and check the Marston Memorial Historical […]

Historical Center Activities at GC15

General Conference 2015 held in Orlando, FL at the Caribe Royale was a success in the fact that the presence of the Holy Spirit was evident and working. The attendees were encouraged to better love God, love people and to make disciples. Historical Booth (Jim and Cathy Robling with Julianne Class) Our exhibit was located […]

What’s New in the Library

As you may know, the process of renovating the Historical Center is going to begin soon. The library will be undergoing some big changes as part of the renovation. For one, In the recent weeks we have started a collaboration with the Asbury Theological Seminary to transfer our library’s card catalog online. Previously the MMHC […]

Summer 2015 Historical Society Newsletter

Check out the latest Historical Society Newsletter. In celebration of General Conference 2015 the Free Methodist Historical Society Newsletter has gone “retro” with articles from The Earnest Christian. You’ll be challenged by B.T. Roberts’ articles on “Simplicity” and “Camp Meetings” as well as being encouraged by early church members. Read it here.

FM History Update-May 6, 2015

The newest edition of the Historical Center’s e-newsletter went out today. It is about the recent dedication of the archive in honor of Evelyn Mottweiler. She was the executive secretary of the MMHC from 1971-1988 and did a lot for preservation of FM history. It also contains information about the Historical Center’s activities planned for […]

Archive Dedication

The Free Methodist Archive dedication was held on Friday, April 10. The archive is named in honor of Evelyn Marston Mottweiler for her outstanding service in the development of the Marston Memorial Historical Center. Evelyn served as Executive Secretary of the MMHC 1971-1988. Family, friends, WMC staff as well as BOA members joined in celebrating […]

Spring 2015 Historical Society Newsletter

Check out the Spring 2015 edition of the Free Methodist Historical Society Newsletter. Editor, Christy Mesaros Winckles starts with “A Focus on Spiritual Freedom”. The feature article by Gregory Coates is about Adelia Arnold “Radically Embracing Racial Equality” with the book review of The Radical Wesley: The Patterns and Practices of a Movement Maker by […]

New Audio Added

Recently, we were given a set of songs from a Seattle Pacific College Quartet. These were given by Jeff Hartt, a son of one of the members of the quartet and were recorded for the Light & Life Hour. To listen to the songs and read more about the quartet, click here.

Join Us for General Conference

The Marston Historical Center will host four luncheons at the Free Methodist General Conference in Orlando, July 13-16. Topics for the luncheon presentations: Free Methodist Quartets, Bible Quizzers, Global Free Methodist History, and Free Methodist Historical Society, with updates on the work of the Historical Center. Bring your own lunch and join us each day.

FM History Update Newsletter January 28, 2015

A new FM History Update newsletter went out today. It has an article by Julianne Class, our archivist, on what she has discovered through her work on missionary letters over the past several weeks. It also has has information on a souvenir of Lillie Agnew, a missionary to Africa, from the 1903 General Conference in […]