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This Week's Events
OCT

17

TUE
Alanon
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
AA
10:00 AM to 12:30 AM
AA Meeting
10:00 AM
Lawrence Voice Classes
11:00 AM to 12:20 PM
Covenant Disciples Group
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Bible Study Fellowship
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
ALATEEN
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
AL-Anon
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
OCT

18

WED
AA Meeting
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesday Study Group - Moses
11:15 AM to 1:00 PM
Strong Bones
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
GriefShare
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
LESI Classes and Tutoring
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday Night Live Dinner
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
GriefShare
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Youth Group
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
KIDZ KONNECTION
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Genesis Choir Rehearsal
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sonshine Singers Rehearsal
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jesus League
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
OCT

19

THU
AA Meeting
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
AA "Young at Heart"
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Strong Bones
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
LESI Classes and Tutoring
5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
TOPS
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
OCT

20

FRI
AA Meeting
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Bible Search

Our History

From its beginning in the fall of 1848 with 14 in attendance, the church membership has grown to almost 1400. In the 150 plus years since Reverend William H. Sampson preached the first sermon in Johnston’s Shanty (a combination private home and small rooming house), there have been two other church buildings. One building, in 1854, was built on College Avenue and another in 1879 was built on Lawrence Street. The Tudor Gothic style edifice which we currently meet in was dedicated in the fall of 1925.

 

Elder Sampson, principal of Lawrence Institute (currently Lawrence University) until 1853 and later professor of mathematics until his retirement in 1857, symbolizes just one of the ties that existed between Lawrence and the Methodists for many years.

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