Timothy Tye
Wesley Methodist Church

Wesley Methodist Church (23 January 2005)

Wesley Methodist Church (GPS: 5.422, 100.32442) is the church at the junction of Burmah Road and Larut Road in George Town, Penang.

The Wesley Methodist Church in Penang is the oldest Methodist Church in Malaysia. It traces its history to June 1891, when English Evening Services were conducted at the then newly built Town Hall by Rev. D.D. Moore, who was also one of the founding missionaries of the Anglo-Chinese School Penang, known today as Methodist Boys School. In November of the same year, English services moved to the Armenian Church (no longer extant) in Church Street. In 1893, the English services moved again, to the Priory, at the Runnymede Hotel at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Wesley Methodist Church (23 January 2005)

The English-style church building was constructed in 1911-1912 at the building cost of $18,500, with an additional $1000 spent for the initial fittings. In order to acquire that piece of land, which the church bought for $8,000, the church had to swap plots on Anson Road and Burmah Road for the one on Larut Road. The church was dedicated by Bishop W.P. Eveland on 26 November 1912 and was named the FitzGerald Memorial Church building, after the late Bishop James M. FitzGerald and his daughter Cornelia FitzGerald.

The first Sunday School was held in 1891, the first Christian Chinese wedding in 1898. The FitzGerald Memorial Church building was finally paid up in full in 1927. A few years later, in 1931, the church was renamed Wesley Church Penang.


Wesley Methodist Church
136 Burmah Road, 10500 Penang
Phone: +60 4 225 63500, 04 227 0742
Web: http://www.wesleypenang.org

Getting to Wesley Methodist Church

Wesley Methodist Church is located at the junction of Jalan Burma and Jalan Larut. Rapid Penang buses 101, 103 and 104 pass in front of the church.

Wesley Methodist Church is on the map of Burmah Road

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