Epworth League - definition of Epworth League by The Free Dictionary
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|1.||A religious organization of Methodist young people, founded in 1889 at Cleveland, Ohio, and taking its name from John Wesley's birthplace, Epworth, Lincolnshire, England.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature
Every Thursday evening when the store had closed she went to a prayer meeting in the basement of the church and on Sunday evening attended a meeting of an organization called The Epworth League
Miss Floreine Willie went to Lebanon to attend an Epworth League
A reporter for the New York Daily Mirror wrote, "He has never turned down a request to make an appearance at a Holy Name Society rally, an Epworth League
meeting or a Bar Mitzvah" (151).