Posted by: Apostolic Oneness Pentecostals | January 10, 2009

The Month of January in Pentecostal History!

The Month of January in Pentecostal History!

3 Jan 1884-Samuel Grimes, second Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, was born in Barbados, West Indies.

1 Jan 1901-Agnes Ozman, a student at the Bethel Bible School in Topeka, Kansas, received the baptism of the Holy Ghost.

3 Jan 1901-Twelve more students at the Bethel Bible School received the baptism of the Holy Ghost, speaking in other tongues.

14 Jan 1901-First printed news article about Pentecostalism appeared in Topeka Capitol. The article was entitled “A Queer Faith, Strange Acts of the Apostolic Believers Speak in Strange Languages.”

22 Jan 1901-First public sermon preached by Charles Fox Parham on the baptism of the Holy Ghost as evidenced by speaking in tongues. The message was delivered at the Academy of Music, Kansas City, Missouri.

January 1907-Glenn Cook brings Pentecostal message to Indianapolis, Indiana.

January 1909-Pentecostal Missionary Union of Great Britain and Ireland formed. This group was influential in coordinating missionary efforts and giving.

23 Jan 1913-Morris E. Golder, Pentecostal Assemblies of the World bishop and historian, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

2 Jan 1917-General Assembly of Apostolic Assemblies formed after the expulsion of Oneness believers from the Assemblies of God in 1916.

29 January 1917–General Assembly of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World was held in Portland, Oregon.

17-27 January 1918–Special council meeting of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World and Apostolic Assemblies was held in St. Louis, Missouri. This meeting resulted in the merger of the General Assembly of Apostolic Assemblies with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.

16-26 January 1919–Second General Assembly of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World held in Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana.

25 January 1919–Articles of incorporation were filed in Indianapolis, Indiana for the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.

29 January 1929-Charles Fox Parham died.

15 January 1934-The Pentecostal Bible Training School opened in Louisiana, Missouri, under the auspices of the Pentecostal Church Incorporated.

January 1943-A.D. Hunter was appointed editor of The Apostolic Herald, official organ of the Pentecostal Church Incorporated. He resigned the position in November 1943, and Oscar Vouga was appointed to the position.

30 January 1945-Representatives from the Pentecostal Assemblies of Jesus Christ and Pentecostal Church Incorporated met jointly in St. Louis, Missouri to facilitate organizational merger.

January 1961–Sunday School Department of the United Pentecostal Church begins promoting “Thirty Pieces of Silver”, an annual fundraiser for the Sunday School.

29 January 1951-Evan Roberts, leader of the Welsh Revival that Bartleman and others viewed as a spiritual precursor to the Pentecostal outpouring in Los Angeles, died in Cardiff, Wales.

2 January 1952–T.R. Dungan resigned as first manager of the Pentecostal Publishing House. J.O. Wallace was appionted manager.

1 January 1968-Stanley Chambers succeed Oliver Fauss as General Superintendent of the United Pentecostal Church.

January 1970-T.F. Tenney appointed Foreign Missions Secretary of the United Pentecostal Church.

10 January 1995-Calvin Rigdon, former executive of the United Pentecostal Church International who served in many capacities, died.


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