Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion


Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion

The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion is a small society of evangelical churches, founded in 1783 by Selina, Countess of Huntingdon as a result of the Evangelical Revival. For years it was strongly associated with the Calvinist Methodist movement of George Whitefield.[1] Today, it has 23 congregations in England and some in Sierra Leone.

John Marrant was an ordained minister with Connexion and was a noted evangelist amongst the Cherokee Native Americans and the Black Loyalists of Nova Scotia.

John Molson built a church devoted to the sect near his brewery in Montreal in the 1850s but it was poorly attended and soon became a military barracks.[2]

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