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Trunk Used by Bishop Francis Asbury

After Bishop Francis Asbury’s death in 1816 this trunk was given to Rev. Daniel Asbury, then a presiding elder in the South Carolina Conference. The trunk is lined with a newspaper dated November 10, 1814.

Death Mask of John Wesley

The original Death Mask of John Wesley is housed in the Osborn Collection at Drew University. This copy is one of three made from the original. The other two are in Wesley’s Chapel, London and Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas USA.

A Christian Library – First Edition

Among his many writings, John Wesley edited and abridged a number of devotional classics and republished them in what he called A Christian Library These “Extracts from and Abridgments of the Choicest Pieces of Practical Divinity Which Have Been Published in the English Tongue,” as Wesley subtitled them, were first published in 50 volumes in […]

John Wesley’s Travelling Pulpit

This Traveling Pulpit was used by John Wesley at two known outdoor preaching points in London. The pulpit was first kept in the West Street Chapel in Piccadilly and moved outdoors for use near Seven Dials. Later is was kept at the Old Foundry where it was use in the Moorfields nearby. The “one-of-a-kind” pulpit […]

Aldersgate Memorial Replica

The John Wesley’s Conversion Place Memorial in London is located above Aldersgate Street, near the entrance to The Museum of London, by the line of Nettleton Court. Here the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, had his well-known heartwarming experience on May 24, 1738. On its face without comment is John Wesley’s own account of the […]

Original Beam from Epworth Fire

The Old Rectory at Epworth, constructed in 1696, was destroyed by fire in 1709. This charred beam was discovered under the present house at the time the Old Rectory was purchased and restored by the World Methodist Council in 1956.

Widow’s Mite No. 6

“As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in her two mites. “Truly I tell you,” he said, “this poor widow has put in more than all the others. All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she […]