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PLANNED GIVING: THE LEGACY OF MISSIONARY KATHRYN HESSLER

Recently the Marston Memorial Historical Center received a gift of over $1,000 from the estate of retired Free Methodist missionary Kathryn Hessler. A nurse with long service in South Africa, Kate Hessler saw the importance of preserving Free Methodist history and heritage. She went to be with the Lord on February 20, 2011, at age […]

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Winter 2012 Newsletter

Free Methodist Historical Society Newsletter Winter 2012 “Marston Historical Center Considers Options for Expanding Program and Facilities”, “Recovering the Past- Clara Weatherald, Advocate for Women’s Ordination”.  Read it all in the Newsletter.

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Missionary Memorial 2011

Please visit the FM World Mission website to view the Missionary Memorial slide show for 2011.  Honored are: Elmore Clyde, Carolyn Cranston, Arlene Gilmore, Pearl Moore (James) González, Kathryn Hessler, Warren Johnson, Burleigh Willard and Ruth Zimmerman. http://speakerdeck.com/u/freemethodistchurch/p/2011-missionary-memorial-service

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Report to the Board of Administration

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION  From:  Committee on FM History and Archives – Marston Historical Center Howard A. Snyder, Chair                                                                  October 14, 2011  Background As earlier reported to the BOA, the Committee on FM History & Archives has formed a History Advisory Strategy Group (HASG) to help our committee discern the best course for developing […]

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Opposition to Mrs. McArthur’s preaching

This excerpt is from a new accession- A Miracle of Grace or The Redemption of Dee Van Slyke by J. Franklin Fisher.  Deboise Chauncey Van Slyke was born inElmore,Minnesota, January 15, 1898, of DeLavan A. and Maud Van Slyke.  He was not to know for long the tender care of a mother, for she passed […]

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Free Methodist Historical Society Newsletter Summer/Fall 2011

The lead article gives a list of online resources that missionary, Larry Winckles compiled and recently shared with us.   The 1910 Free Methodist Hymnal Reborn is the title for the center article that you won’t want to miss.  General Conference photos and book reviews are also included. Free Methodist Historical Society Newsletter Summer/Fall 2011    

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Roberts Biography Now Globally Available Online

The definitive 2006 biography of B.T. and Ellen Roberts, Populist Saints: B.T. and Ellen Roberts and the First Free Methodists, can now be read free anywhere in the world through the Internet. The file is available on the publications page of our website. This is another service being provided by the Marston Memorial Historical Center – in […]

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