Methodist Episcopal Church

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer, 14 December 1872, page 7


The colored Baptists of this city having been very successful in organizing a church and securing a place for worship, the colored Methodists have determined to make an effort in the same direction.  They will hold a meeting tomorrow at the Court house, when addresses will be delivered by Elder Young of Ohio, Mr. Rev Armstrong of Lexington, Rev Mr. Johnson of Cincinnati and Carey Bell of this city.


Cincinnati Enquirer, 12 October 1897, page 7


A meeting of the colored voters has been called for tonight, at the Colored Methodist Church corner of Sixth and Columbia streets, when a club will be organized.


Cincinnati Enquirer, 1 June 1901, page 2


The new colored M E Church, on Saratoga street between Seventh and Eighth will be dedicated tomorrow.  Rev W H Venable, the regular pastor of the church, will officiate, and Mayor Nelson has been invited to make the opening address.

Dr.I N Ross, of Allen Temple, Cincinnati, will preach the dedicatory sermon, the subject of which will be "The Claims of God and the Claims of Civil Government". The presiding elder, A H Ross, will assist.  The colored Masons of Covington 22 lodges of the True Reformers and there lodges of colored ---- will also take part.


Cincinnati Enquirer, 20 September 1901, page 7


Rev C P Bigbee, pastor of the colored M E congregation has preached his farewell sermon at Odd Fellows' Hall yesterday.  He has accepted a call to Constance Ky.


Cincinnati Enquirer, 6 June 1911, page 13


Mischievous boys started a fire in the old school building and adjoining the colored M E Church on Chestnut street yesterday morning by setting fire to some rags on the upper floor.

A brisk blaze threatened the building, which is occupied by four families, but the prompt arrival of the Fire Department prevented serious loss.


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