However, abolitionism grew in intensity within the evangelical denominations, especially the Presbyterians, Congregationalists, antislavery Free Will Baptists, and Wesleyan Methodists
As well, he assisted the Wesleyan Methodists in Austria, New Zealand, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), South Africa, and throughout the Caribbean.
The Methodist Episcopal mission was embarrassed by the breaking of the comity agreements with the (English) Wesleyan Methodists.(4) The mission board was angry that this expansion was done without permission and that the new churches, at Taylor's instruction, insisted on receiving no financial support.
Bronte too was a firm supporter of the established church, but his doctrinal principles were exactly the same as those of the Wesleyan Methodists
. The sermon he preached at Willie Weightman's funeral showed that cottage meetings were still being held but the strict limitations placed on lay participation put the Anglicans at a severe disadvantage.
John Wesley, who always maintained he had never left the Church of England,created a world- wide congregation now tot alling 60 million Wesleyan Methodists
-or simply Methodists, as they would prefer to be known.
LLOYD GEORGE'S political papers, Dowlais Iron Company records and the ecclesiastical records of the Wesleyan Methodists
are amongst the archives that will soon be available online through a new website.
Further, Alexander suggests that the important early Pentecostal leader Frank Bartleman, an articulate opponent of Christian participation in war, may have drawn his antiwar critique from his roots in the Wesleyan Methodist
Church, a Holiness denomination with a strong peace tradition.
It is possible that Honley Wesleyan CC was linked to Ebenezer Wesleyan Methodist
Church, Honley, later called High Street Methodist Church.