Workers, Friends, Home Church, The Truth, The Way, Meetings, Gospel, Cooneyites, Christian Conventions, Hymns Old & New
Preserving the Truth
The Church without a Name and its Founder, William Irvine

Introduction Index of Chapters
Chapter Links
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43

Appendixes

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Chapter 00
Introduction & Acknowledgements

Chapter 1
1863 - 1893 New Religious Sect Formed in Ireland

Chapter 2

1868 - 1893 - Wm. Irvine's Birth to Age 30

Chapter 3

1893-1895 - Wm. Irvine's Career Change

Chapter 4

1895 - Wm. Irvine Joins the Faith Mission

Chapter 5

1891-1898 - Wm. Irvine Becomes FM Superintendent of South Ireland

Chapter 6

1897 - Who was John Long?? The Beginning of the Revival - First Missions

Chapter 7

1898 - The Historic Matthew 10 Bible Study - Faith Lines - Introducing EDWARD COONEY

Chapter 8

1899: John Long Begins to Preach Independently

Chapter 9

1899-1901 Ireland 2x2 Conventions - Rathmolyon is Devastated - Ashmount & Gills - Keswick

Chapter 10

Who was R. R. TODD?  Todd's Mission - Why Did Irvine Leave Faith Mission?

Chapter 11

What did Irvine Believe and Teach? His Methods & Doctrine - What was the Same? Different?

Chapter 12

1899 - First Full-Time Workers - Who was GEORGE WALKER? - The Way They Were - In the Beginning

Chapter 13

1900 - 1901 Irvine Assumes Leadership - Todd's Mission Disbands - Ed Cooney Comes aboard

Chapter 14
1901 - Who Was Edward (Eddie) Cooney?

Chapter 15
1901 - 1902 - Leaving the Faith Mission - Breaking Away - Alfred Magowan - FIRST Baptisms, Rebaptisims, Sunday Meetings in Homes

Chapter 16

1903 - Irvine is Discouraged - Rathmolyon Convention

Chapter 17

When was the physical 2x 2 ministry started? Who Started the 2x2 Ministry and Church? Who was the Founder?

Chapter 18

1903 - 1906 - FIRST and Second Group of Workers go America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & Africa

Chapter 19

1904–1906 - FIRST Crocknacrieve Convention - Workers Accused of White Slave Traffic

Chapter 20

1906–1907 - The ONLY Way - The Living Witness Doctrine Joe Kerr - John Long Excomunicated

Chapter 21

1900 - 1906 - What were the Early Days like??? The Restoration Ideal - How did it work?>

Chapter 22

1906 - 1913 - Early Conventions - Irvine's Tours Around the World - FIRST Workers to Die

Chapter 23

1906 - 1913 - Eight Court Cases Filed Against W.D. Wilson re White Slave Trafficking Accusations

Chapter 24

Irvine is Forced to Step Down - Workers Regroup - The Purge

Chapter 25

1914 - 1919 - Life Goes on for Irvine - Received His Omega Message - Goes to Jerusalem - Irvine’s Letters

Chapter 26

1914 - 1921 - Taking a Name - Princess Victoria - Excommunication of Alfred Magowan - Coolacrease Pearson Murders

Chapter 27

1923 - 1938 - Jack Carroll & George Walker Feud - Worldwide Workers Council Meetings

Chapter 28

The 1928 Division - The Second Split - Ex-Communication of Ed Cooney

Chapter 29

Events of 1938 - 1952 - Life of the Omega Message Followers while Irvine Was Alive

Chapter 30

The Black Stocking Era - The Dark Ages

Chapter 31

Legalism

Chapter 32

Canada and Ex-communications in Alberta, Canada - Propp's Purging

Chapter 33

New Zealand

Chapter 34

Australia

Chapter 35

Africa

Chapter 36

Black & Colored 2x2s

Chapter 37

1954 - Doug Parker begins his investigation - The Outcasts

Chapter 38
1954 - 1979 - The THIRD Exodus – the Aftermath of "A Spiritual Fraud Exposed"

Chapter 39

1980 - 1995 -The Secret Sect is published - The FOURTH Exodus

Chapter 40
2x2 Hymns & Hymnbooks

Chapter 41

Wars & Conscientious Objection - Military Service - The Draft - Conscription

Chapter 42
Divisions in the 2x2 Church

Chapter 43

Conclusion

Appendix A - 1905 Workers List - Details about the 200+ Workers on the 1905 Workers List

Appendix B
- Autobiography of Cherie Kropp - My Quest for Truth

Appendix C
- For the Love of Truth...What is Truth?

Appendix D - Presbyterian Evangelist John McNeill

Appendix E
- Background of the West Family, Owners of Conventions at Crocknacrieve and Mullaghmeem
in Ballinamallard, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland

Appendix F - Irish Christian Workers Union possibly also known as Irish Christian Missionary Workers Union and Irish Christian and Missionary Workers Union; Walter Duff, Sr. Founder of the Irish Christian Workers Union, 1898 and American Christian Workers Union

Appendix G
-Fact Sheet for the Three Factions, Originally Founded by Wm. Irvine: (1) The Church without a Name - Also Known As:  The Truth,  The Friends, The Workers,  The Two-by-Twos, The Cooneyites, The Way, The No Name Church, Christian Convention Church (CCC); (2) The Wm. Irvine Omega Message Followers; (3) The Edward Cooney Followers

Appendix H
- The Faith Mission

Appendix I
- Wm Irvine's Family Tree

Appendix J
- Edward Cooney

Appendix K
- The Keswick Conventions

Appendix L
- Hymns

Appendix M
- Military

Appendix N
- 1954 Guildford, NSW Australia Meeting Report and Withdrawal.

Appendix O
- Alpha Gospel & Omega Message




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