Epworth League

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Ep´worth League

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.
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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 institute.
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).