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Southwest Missouri Beginnings, CHOG, 10.05.1949


Scope and Contents

The first part of the letter is a cover letter on the area of south central Missouri and the CHOG message was introduced around 1890. The actual contents of the letter detail facts about CHOG in Southwest Missouri, beiginning with the first established CHOG in Carthage, MO between 1885-87 with roots in a revival meeting by D. S. Warner. The church was officially established by 1890. The first message of CHOG was presented by Mrs. Johnson and influenced the use of and growing of tobacco. A camp meeting was held by A. J. Kilpatrick in Norwood around 1890 where the CHOG message was persecuted with "gun bullets." The letter also details the life and ministry of R. L. Berry and the ministry of W. J. Henry. The letter notes that Henry built 'missionary homes' which supported by local donations.


  • Creation: 10.05.1949



3 Sheets

Language of Materials

From the Series: English


Repository Details

Part of the Anderson University and Church of God Archives Repository

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