Tag: Uruguay

Wood, Thomas B. (1844-1922)
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Wood, Thomas B. (1844-1922)

Los primeros años Thomas Bond Wood nació el 17 de marzo de 1844 en Lafayette, Indiana, E.U.A. Sus padres fueron Aaron Wood y Maria Hitt. Murió el 18 de diciembre de 1922 en Tacoma, Washington. Durante esos 78 años encontramos un hombre con múltiples cualidades: inteligente, de visión trascendental, valiente, íntegro, de principio, humilde y...

Penzotti, Francisco G. (1851-1925)
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Penzotti, Francisco G. (1851-1925)

Gran Colportor Metodista 1851 – 26 de Setiembre, nacimiento de Francisco G. Penzotti en la ciudad de Chiavenna, Italia. 1864 – Llega a la ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay, a la edad de trece años. 1870 – Contrae matrimonio con Josefa Joaquina Sagastibelza, nacida en Elduayen, España. La ceremonia religiosa se realizó en la catedral de...

Bolioli, Oscar (1934-2017)
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Bolioli, Oscar (1934-2017)

Leader of Uruguayan Methodism Oscar Bolioli presided over the Methodist Church in Uruguay three times: from 1975-1979, 2002-2008 and 2012-2016. Bolioli acquired his theological training at the Evangelical Higher Institute of Theological Studies, an ecumenical institution in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was later ordained as an elder in the Methodist Church of Uruguay. He had...

de Pantelis, Fanny G.
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de Pantelis, Fanny G.

First Female Professor at Methodist Seminary in São Paulo Visitors to the campus of the Methodist Seminary in São Paulo, Brazil, might not notice the name of one of the large classrooms: “Fanny G. de Pantelis.” But if they do and ask any of the women students about the name, they will find out who she...

Penzotti, Francisco
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Penzotti, Francisco

Founder of Peruvian Methodism Francisco (also known as Francis) Penzotti, an Italian immigrant to Uruguay, encountered American Methodist missionaries as they were establishing a foothold in Montevideo. His first assignment after his conversion was with the Waldensian Church in Uruguay—a Protestant denomination from Italy, closely related to Methodists in Europe. He helped to establish mission...