Loveys, John

Loveys, John a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Devon County, England, May 7, 1804; was confirmed in the Church of England in his youth; in 1825 was converted, and united with the Wesleyan Methodists; emigrated to America in 1829; spent one year at Cazenovia Seminary, N.Y., and in 1830 entered the Black River Conference. In 1834 he was stationed at Ogdensburg; in 1836 was made presiding elder on Potsdam District; then preached at Oswego (1839), and various other appointments, until his death, August 30, 1849. He was a valuable preacher, clear, original, vigorous, and devout; an "excellent economist," a "diligent student," and a man of large spirit and liberal influence. Minutes of Conferences, 4:474; Black River Conference Memorial, page 249. Low Churchmen, a name for persons who, though attached to the system of government maintained in the Church of England, or in the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as "the Church," yet consider that the ministrations of other churches are not to be disregarded. SEE LATITUDINARIANS. The term was primarily applied to those who disapproved of the schism made by the Non-jurors, and who distinguished thernselves by their moderation towards Dissenters. SEE RITTUALISM.

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