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Lunch & Learn: The History of Queen Chapel Methodist Church

Join the Bartow History Museum for our Lunch & Learn on February 16 at noon. Reverend Louise Young- Harris, will discuss the rich history of Queens Chapel Methodist Church in Kingston, GA from its founding in 1852 through modern times. Specifically, attendees can look forward to learning about the church’s unique cemetery which was used by many settlers who relocated to Kingston after the Civil War and reveals a surprising connection to former First Lady, Michelle Obama.

This lecture is free for members. $7 for non-members.

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Get to Know the Speaker

Headshot of Reverend Louise Young Harris

Reverend Louise Young Harris is a gospel preacher, City Council Woman, Board of Director President, lecturer, writer, tour coordinator, volunteer, and a retiree with more than fifty years of committed service to the business sector, church, community, schools, and civic organizations.

She is a native of Kingston, Georgia, the third child born to the late Mr. James William Young, Sr., and Mrs. Sara Lewis Young.   She has a son, Ashley Rashard (Anita) Johnson and two daughters, Michka D. Johnson, and Erica Andrews Smith.  The joy of her life is her seven awesome grandchildren: Princess, Parisse, Paje, Austyn, Ashton, Markia and Mekhi.

Presently, Reverend Louise serve as The Senior Pastor of the Queen Chapel Independent Methodist Church, Kingston, Georgia; serving a second 4 year term, Kingston City Council Woman, President of the Noble Hill Wheeler Memorial Center-Official Board President, Chairlady-NAACP-Scholarship Committee, Excel Christian Academy, Chapel Teacher/Preacher and is retired from the Cartersville Bartow County Georgia Convention & Visitors Bureau where she served as the Group Sales Coordinator and assist with Marketing and Sales for the Clarence Brown Conference Center, Cartersville, Georgia.

Reverend Louise Young Harris is very humble and extremely grateful for the many opportunities and advancements. She is committed, with a deep passion to represent well and to press on to be all that she is called to be and to serve, share, teach, preach, and assist others along the way.




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