Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Churches of the Living God.—This religious organization among the negroes was organized in 1899 at Wrightville, Ark., by William Christian, with about 120 members. In general it holds to the articles of faith of the Baptist church but in policy is more like the Methodist church. The first church became very successful and others were formed on the same basis. The name chosen by the new denomination was Church of the Living God. It grew rapidly but was divided because of dissensions, and at the present time three bodies are recognized Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Friendship); Church of the Living God (Apostolic Church); and Church of Christ in God. There are now 44 organizations located in 12 states. In Kansas the church had three organizations in 1906 with a membership of 135.

Page 348 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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