This Week in Texas Methodist History
The most significant ministerial recruiting trip in Texas Methodist history was Littleton Fowler’s 1842 visit to Ohio. By 1842 Fowler needed a break. He arrived in Texas in 1837 and shouldered much of the responsibility of establishing Methodism in the Republic of Texas. From Ruter’s death in May, 1838 to December of that year, he was head of the Texian Mission. In Dec. 1838 Texas was added to the Mississippi Conference, and he was a Presiding Elder. He also married and was in the process of establishing a farmstead.
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