First Methodist Church

First Methodist Church Collection

First Methodist Church Collection

Although services were conducted in the new town of Oklahoma City on the first Sunday following the Land Run, the First Methodist Episcopal Church, with 17 members, was formally organized on June 23, 1889 by Rev. James Murray, the same Murray who was elected mayor in the “big tent” election of the Walker-Murray colony. He was deeply immersed in the town politics, and was succeeded on...

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