Origin of Methodist
Examples from the Web for methodist
Julie Tucker-Trainum was a Methodist minister but eventually left the church when she came out.The Heroic Lesbian Couple of Oklahoma Who Fought for Equal Marriage—and Won|Randy R. Potts|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The new copy-reader here mentioned was C.C. Foss, a cherubic little fellow who was also a Methodist preacher.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dr. William Lewis Corporon and his grandson, 14-year-old Reat Griffin Underwood were both members of a local Methodist church.
For a while, she fell into a depression and abandoned the churchgoing Methodist tradition in which she was reared.Joy Reid, MSNBC Anchor, on the Racism of the Tea Party, Family Dramas, and Why She Loves Boxing|Lloyd Grove|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Raised a Methodist, Phelps was ordained a Southern Baptist minister in 1947 at the age of 17.
He had to preach one evening in a little village where there was a small Methodist Society.The Wonders of Prayer|Various
He was a Methodist minister, an old member of the Virginia Conference, but his carriage that day was soldierly and grand.
At an early period, when I was little more than sixteen years of age, I became a member of the Methodist society.
Then I asked the Doctor what church he belonged to, and started to go out when he said he was a Methodist.With Rod and Line in Colorado Waters|Lewis B. France
In the village near which this aunt lived there was no place of worship except the Methodist meeting-house.The Grimk Sisters|Catherine H. Birney
adjective Methodistic, Methodistical
"One of a new kind of puritans lately arisen, so called from their profession to live by rules and in constant method" [Johnson]. Protestant religious sect founded 1729 at Oxford University by John and Charles Wesley, took that name almost from inception, but it had been used since at least 1686 for various new methods of worship. Related: Methodism.