Photo courtesy of IUMHS.

UPLAND, Ind. – Hoosier Methodism’s historians learn about the church’s connection with Taylor University during the 15th Annual Indiana United Methodist Historical Society meeting April 16. From left to right are: charter member Phillip Williams, who received the “Editor’s Award” for his on-going achievements in editing the Society’s highly regarded newsletters, the Rev. Douglas Davies, pastor of First UMC at Gas City and president of the Society, and Dr. John Baughman, also a charter member and past-president of the Society, who was retiring from the executive committee at this meeting. Retired pastor Riley Case, shared the historic relationship of the Indiana Conference with Taylor University, named after 1800s Methodist Episcopal Bishop William Taylor.