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Stephen Hilbun


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Beginning of the CHOG in Laurel, Mississippi, 04.30.1949

Scope and Contents

Letter documents that CHOG began in Laurel, Mississippi in 1908 in a tent meeting. The first church building was West of Laurel, known as "The Pond." The location moved to newly purchased land in 1928, where the church was still meeting at the time of the letter (1949). Letter also mentions L.V. Strickland and his documtnation of CHOG in Mississippi.

Dates: 04.30.1949

CHOG Doctrine being Introduced to Mississippi 1888, 1950

Scope and Contents

Letter describes the history of CHOG doctrine was introduced to Mississippi in 1888 with the first meeting of the D. S. Warner group taking place near Dixon, MS. The group faced mass persecution with D. S. Warner responding with a hymn he wrote titled "Who will Suffer with the Savior." Despite persecution, D. S. Warner was able to establish a church in every community he conducted a gospel meeting with the State Camp location at Dixon, MS.

Dates: 1950

First Meeting of CHOG held in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 5.1.1949

Scope and Contents Letter contains the details of the first CHOG meeting in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It states that the speaker was Brother Reedy in 1923. The second meeting conducted by Brother Stpehen Hilbun in the fall of 1924. After the tent meetings, services began to meet in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis. Services continued and occasionally were held in City Hall. The death of Kathryn Seiler suspended services for a while, resuming in August and September 1936 under a tent. The church purchased...
Dates: 5.1.1949

Info about A. S. Jones, 02.09.1950

Scope and Contents

Letter lists biographical facts about A. S. Jones. Jones was a pioneer minister in the Church of God. He influenced CHOG in Columbia and in Marion county in 1899, where he later visits Stephen N. Hilbun.

Dates: 02.09.1950

James E. Forrest letter

 Item — Box CHOG 176, Folder: Alabama
Scope and Contents

An eleven page letter about the life and ministry work of J. E. Forrest.

Dates: 1949 - 1950; Event: Describing events from 1881 - 1948