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Friday, March 28, 2014

AMIEE SEMPLE McPHERSON WAS A FAMOUS FAITH HEALER

BUILDING A GREAT MUSEUM FOR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

In the late 1930s and mid 1940s, Amiee Semple McPherson was one of the most successful Protestant religious leaders in the United States. "Sister Amiee" utilized modern stage and motion picture technologies to reach her revival-like audiences.  Four Valley Four Square churches were created by her followers, including the mega Church on the Way in Van Nuys.Amiee McPherson is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale.

 AMIEE SEMPLE McPHERSON
Oct. 1890 - September 1944

Amiee Semple McPherson - two collector's postcards - Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gerald Fecht 2014.  (click on images to enlarge them.)


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