Asbury United Methodist Church-- Franklin
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Asbury UMC Ad-Hoc History Committee
The members of this ad-hoc history committee shown here from left to right are Asbury UMC members Mr. Wendell Proctor, Mrs. Ruby Walls, Mrs. Savannah Barabin, Ms. Doretha Brown and Mrs. A. H. Christian (currently a member of Trinity East UMC, Houston, Texas, but baptized and raised in Asbury). Also a part of this group is Dr. James Christian (not shown).
On Friday, February 29, 2008, an ad-hoc group convened to begin reviewing the historical set of Asbury United Methodist Church records. These records date back to the 1890's. The purpose of this group is to begin consideration of methods of both preserving these records (the oldest of these records are tattered and disintegrating) and of eventually publishing selected sections of these historical records on the internet.
These historical records are a testament to the glory of Asbury and to the grace of God. Particularly for the early life of
our great church, the entry lines in these books constitute
To view one page of the Asbury record from 1893, please click the link below.