A. J. Powell
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The letter states that A. J. Powell was contacted by Mr. Hixon Le Barron to come to South Stockton to conduct a mid-week service in March of 1930. The services were held in a school house and paint shop until a building that was being used for worship was purchased on July 14 1946.
The letter contains information on the church history in Busti, New York beginning in 1937 with the Mission Covenant Church. A house property was purchased in 1940 and converted into a church with a dedication held on September 14th, 1940. The letter also contains information on Camp Goodwill.