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Full Gospel Pentecostal church
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TitleFull Gospel Pentecostal church
DescriptionDescription of the Full Gospen Pentecostal church in Galesburg, Illinois from notes made by Daisy Huff Walker, a founding member of the church, and J. Howell Atwood, Knox College professor of sociology. Atwood conducted extensive research from 1930-1960 about the Galesburg African American community.
Named PersonWalker, Daisy Huff; Peterson, Eugene; Peterson, Anna; Johnson, Sophronia; Bush, Eslell; Grem; Mare Cattlin; Huff, Ann; Phillips, George A.;
CreatorWalker, Daisy Huff; Atwood, J. Howell;
AuthorWalker, Daisy Huff;
Time Period1930s
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 3 folder 11)
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2013-02-15
Transcript[What follows is apparently in Daisy Huff Walker's hand.]

Full Gospel Pentecostal mission
was organized Nov. 8-1932 Daisy Huff
Walker on 892 W. Brooks st with 7
charter members of the organization
Namely Eugene Peterson Anna Peterson
Sophronia Johnson, Eslell Bush.
Mare Cattlin Grem Ann Huff Daisy Huff
Walker, who have been faithful
to the cause.
Full Gospel fundamentals
The Holy scriptures, we believe that the
Holy bible is the word of the living God;
true, immutable steadfast unchangeable
as its author, The Lord Jehovah and that
it was writen by holy men of old as they
were moved by the Holy Spirit, that it is a
lighted lamp to guide the feet of a lost
world, from the depts of sin and sorrow
to the heights of righteousness and glory
a plumbline to make straight the
life of each individual and community

we believe in being baptised with the HOly
Ghost and fire a conduit to the apostolic
commission St. Luke 24:49, Act 2:4 which
is a spiritual baptism
we believe that Jesus is our coming
King, the second coming of our Lord
Acts 1:10-11, Jesus the great physician
James 5:14, Baptizes, the spirit filled
life Acts 2:4.
our Saviour, salvation through grace
the new birth the Virgin birth
we believe that there is but one true
and living God maker of heaven and
earth and all that in them is the Alpha
and Omega, and in the unity of the God
head. There are three equal in every
divine perfection executing distinct but
harmonious offices in the great work of
The Son co-existent and co-eternal with
the father.
The Holy Spirit - the third person in the God
head The spirit of the father shed abroad
John 5-7

omnipotent omnipresent, performing
an inexpressible mission of the earh
convicting of sin. of righteousness and of
Judgement, St John 16:7-14

[What follows is in J. Howell Atwood's hand.]

United Pentacostal Council of the
Assemblies of God, Inc.
Members are of both races. Only 4 white elders.
Bishop -- Geo. A. Phillips - Cambridge, Mass.
Nat's Office at 59th & Moore St. " [Cambridge, Mass.]
Country divided into districts: South,
East, Midwest.
Bishop is a West Indian. There are
Elders (male) in charge of churches & Evangel-
ists (female).
"I've been Pentacost since 1913. I came
here fr. L A. in 1927. Lived in Chicago
most of my life. Mother was here ill. Four
four yrs I was associated with the
AME church here -- Allen Chapel. 1st I
had charge of the Chr. Eud. services then
I assisted taking the pulpit when the
pastor was at conference. Ordained
Physical Descriptionhandwritten on two 8.5 x 11 in sheets
FilenameFull Gospel Pentecostal Walker.pdf
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