Historical Archive

Historical Documents for Lumber River Conference of the Holiness Methodist Church

Union Chapel Brotherhood w/Wives Sept 1969

Brotherhood at Charcoal House Restaurant. From left to right sitting down: Bereneta Oxendine Locklear, Ray Locklear, Faye Maynor, Barbara Locklear, Berteen Maynor, Mary Locklear Clark, Carol Oxendine, Barbara Locklear Jones, Lee Ancil Maynor, and Jane Oxendine. From left to right standing up: Lonzo Oxendine, Brady Locklear, unidentified woman, Herbert Clark, Eula Locklear, James Locklear, Earl Maynor, Mendis Oxendine, James H. Oxendine, James Brooks, Strawdie Brooks, Archie Oxendine, Harold Locklear, and Larry Locklear. –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

Union Chapel Brotherhood Sept 1969

Union Chapel Brotherhood at Charcoal House Restaurant. From left to right sitting down: Larry Locklear, Lee Ancil Maynor, James Brooks, and an unidentified man. From left to right standing up: James H. Oxendine, James Locklear, Earl Maynor, and Harold Locklear. –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

New Bethel Groundbreaking July 1967

Individuals attending a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of New Bethel Church. Identified in this picture: Rev. Johnnie P. Bullard, Stella Kline, Robert Earl Jacobs, Velma Spaulding, Thomas Scott, Mary Scott, and Rev. Harvey Lowery. New Bethel Holiness Methodist Church was founded under the “brush arbor” in the 1880’s and it was dedicated in 1903. –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

New Bethel Holiness Methodist Church groundbreaking July 1967

Individuals attending a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of New Bethel Church. New Bethel Holiness Methodist Church was founded under the “brush arbor” in the 1880’s and it was dedicated in 1903. –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

New Bethel Holiness Methodist Church 1960's

Harvie Lowry (middle) receiving a trophy from two unidentified men. –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

Riverside Holiness Methodist Church

Riverside Holiness Methodist Church on highway 74 –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

Cherokee Chapel Holiness Methodist Church

Cherokee Chapel Holiness Methodist Church. Cherokee Chapel Holiness Methodist Church started having services in 1912 at a school house, The church was founded under the “”brush arbor”” in 1914.. –Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

Cherokee Chapel Dec, 1966

From left to right: Carolyn Oxendine Dial, Barbara Colbert Bryant, unidentified woman, Annie Chavis, Lynette Jones, Lue Ellen Lowery, James H. Woods, Joe Locklear, Shelia Lowery, Jeanette Oxendine and unidentified woman.. –Photographer, Elmer W. Hunt, Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

Cherokee Chapel 1950-1959

Group of men and women in front of Cherokee Chapel Church. (From l. to rt. standing up: Clement Bullard, Henry Woods, Luther Channel Oxendine, Eugene). (From l. to rt. sitting: Viler Chavis Jacobs, Macie Locklear Woodell, Zelma Sampson Jones). –Mary Livermore Library, University Archives/Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

LRCHMC Pastors 1900-1989

Henry H. Lowrey's involvement with the Atlantic Mission Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Note: In the journals, the last name Lowrey is Spelled Lowry and Lowrey.

1897 HH Lowry in the First Session of the Atlantic Mission Conference MEC

1898 HH Lowry Charged to Rowlands pg 5 Atlantic Mission Conference MEC

Quotes from 1898 MEC Journal pg 40

1899 HH Lowrey Elder pg 3 Atlantic Mission Conference MEC

Quotes from 1899 MEC Journal

HH Lowrey Appointment Rowlands pg 3

Number of Full Members at Rowlands 135 pg 19

1900 HH Lowrey Atlantic Mission Conference MEC

Quotes from 1900 MEC Journal

HH Lowrey Appointment Pates pg 4

HH Lowrey Bible Society Chairman pg 36

1901 HH Lowry Atlantic Mission Conference MEC

Quotes from 1901 MEC Journal

“HH Lowrey Appointment Pates” pg 3

Question 5, “Who are continued on trial?” was
taken up. H. H. Lowry was called, the Superintendent
represented him, he being; absent, and on
his motion a committee consisting of W. S. Fitch,
C. M. Levister and Leolan Jackson were appointed
to investigate and report upon his case. pg 10

Question 5 was resumed. The committee appointed
to investigate the case of H. H. Lowry
made the following report: We, your committe beg
leave to recommend that this Conference, through
its committee of correspondence with the Croatan
Indians, inform Brother Lowry that… pg 10

What others have been Elected and Ordained Deacons?
(a) As local preachers : French R. Lowrey, Cannada C. Lowrey pg 4

CERTIFICATE OF ORDINATIONS pg 22

1902 HH Lowry Atlantic Mission Conference MEC

Quotes from 1902 MEC Journal

Who have been Discontinued? James W. Wheeler, Henry
H. Lowry pg 4

Deacon Credentials Z.R. Jacobs 1911

Deacon Credentials Z.R. Jacobs given by Presbyter Henry H. Lowrey on Nov 11th, 1911 held at Hopewell

Elder Credentials Z.R. Jacobs 1917

Elders Credentials Z.R. Jacobs given by Presbyter Henry H. Lowrey on Nov 10th, 1917 held at New Prospect

New Bethel Holiness Methodist Church Directory 1979

1979 New Bethel Holiness Methodist Church Directory Pastor Bishop Ward Clark, Jr

John West Jacobs a founder of New Prospect Holiness Methodist Church

John West Jacobs a founder of New Prospect Holiness Methodist Church

Some brothers and sisters of Henry H. Lowrey

(Left to right) French R. Lowrey (1869-1971), Abner Lowrey (1862-1944), Doctor Fuller Lowrey (1881-1977), Billy W. Lowrey (1860-1961), Annie Bell Lowrey (1864-1965), Nancy Lowrey (1878-1981), Last Lady ?Bobbie?
Photo was taken in front of homestead 906 OLD Main Rd, Pembroke NC 28372
If anyone has a picture of Henry H Lowrey please email to: [email protected]

1950's Pembroke Men's Chorus

Directed by Miss Mable Oxendine (1915-2010)

She directed the all-Indian Pembroke Men’s Chorus and Pembroke Ladies’ Chorus since their founding, in the 1950s, which performed at gospel singings all over the state, for white, black, and Indian audiences.

 

Featured in the following song’s:

Rev Bobby D. Locklear & Willy Jones (tenor) of New Prospect Holiness Methodist Church – Music provided by Charles Bryant of New Prospect


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