John W. Lorton
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Includes a cover letter about the difficulty of establishing churches and W. O. Moon's entry into ministry. The letter details the development of churches in FL and Moon's influence as well as the revivals held. Eary evangelists worked under severe hardships but many answered the call from other states to pastor in FL.
Letter summaries the history of CHOG in Lansing, Michigan, beginning with C.S. Sisler in 1909. At the time, there were only 3-4 members of CHOG in the city but served other congregations in surrounding area. Then with financial encouragement from the congregation, the CHOG members in Lansing purchased the abandoned Baptist Church for $1,400. Letter then continues and details the ministry of Henry M. Welder.