Religion: A history of Kingston Methodist church
This year, Kingston Methodist Church is commemorating the One Hundred and Eighty First Anniversary of its establishment. To mark the occasion The Guyana Review has agreed to publish two separate accounts of the history of the Church, the first by the renowned Guyanese writer A.J. Seymour in 1981 to mark the Church’s 150th Anniversary and the second by Sister Patricia Whitney in 2006 during a Service to commemorate the Church’s One Hundred and Seventy Fifth Anniversary…
Both contributors are now deceased
The Kingston Methodist Church had its genesis in the month of May 1831, the same year that the colonies of Demerara, Essequibo and Berbice were united in the colonial territory known as British Guiana. The worshippers at that time were referred to as the Kingston Wesley group.