Elgin Methodist Church held Charter Day Posted in: News On Sunday, Oct. 22, Elgin Methodist Church received 87 Christians as charter members into the new church. These founding members will be recorded into the history of the church that began in May of this year, and is now a local affiliate of the Global Methodist Church.The church began when a group of 12 met in May, feeling called to plan a Bible-based Methodist church, in the Wesleyan tradition, in the Elgin area. Reaching out to a local church for use of their fellowship hall, they were provided with a location to hold their first gathering the following Sunday evening.Having ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!