ethodists of the Holy Club to come over.
This was a priest of the Church of England, the Rev. George Whitefield, who made four missionary tours through the colonies, and whose successful labors are e Medford minister, Rev. Ebenezer Turell (though the son-in-law of Dr. Colman), did not regard Whitefield favorably, and refused him admittance to the Medford pulpit, and, in reply to the zealots asking it, preached a sermon magnifying his (own) office, and at Whitefield's death, in 1770, another, somewhat discrediting, if we may judge by the text—Man at his best estate is altogether vanity.
WhWhitefield was followed by Richard Boardman in 1772.
Freeborn Garrettson came in 1787, and Jesse Lee preached under the old elm on Boston Common in 1790.
All these are mentioned as connecting links inn model, with bishops, presbyters or elders, and deacons in its ministry.
A few years after Whitefield's death the church at Medford secured as assistant to their minister the Rev. David Osgood, wh