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.

The first Chapel was erected in the next year, 1832.   …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.