The Mission padres were the first circuit riders or pastors.
See other books of this kind listed under "Circuit Riders and Missionaries."
The first religious services were Methodist, held in the district school house, and their circuit riders came every two weeks.
The basis of allowance from the treasury of the board had been on the principle of the Methodist circuit riders.
The white Methodist circuit riders come round on horseback and preach.
The ministers were all circuit riders and venerated leaders of the people of the mountainsides.