This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 7/15/2013

Most of the Methodist preachers who immigrated to the Republic of Texas were relatively young men, but Moses Speer was a notable exception. He was already over 70 years old when he came to Texas. 


Littleton Fowler assigned him to the settlements in southeasternTexas, and in that capacity is remembered as the founding pastor for the Methodist church at Jasper. 


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