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Statistical History of the First Century of American Methodism; With a Summary of the Origin and Present Operations of Other Denominations (Paperback) Loot Price: R492 Discovery Miles 4 920
Statistical History of the First Century of American Methodism; With a Summary of the Origin and Present Operations of Other...
Statistical History of the First Century of American Methodism; With a Summary of the Origin and Present Operations of Other...

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Statistical History of the First Century of American Methodism; With a Summary of the Origin and Present Operations of Other Denominations (Paperback)

Charles Chaucer Goss

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...and Rev. S. Y. Monroe elected Corresponding Secretary. A Board of Trustees was elected, to hold in trust all property bequeathed or donated to the Church, not specified for any particular object. The bishops were permitted to allow preachers to remain on circuits and stations three years if the interest of the work require it. The bishops reported that the question of Lay Delegation had been presented to the preachers and people with the following results: Preachers in favor, 1,338; against, 3,069. Laymen in favor, 28,884; against, 47,855. A vote was then taken declaring that the Conference was ready to admit lay delegates to the councils of the Church as soon as the Church shall indicate such a desire. Slavery having been abolished by the issues of war, the Conference passed a rule prohibiting "the buying or selling of slaves" by any member of the Church. The Missionary Society received in I860 $258,849 1862 $239,340 1861 225,084 1863 429,768 Rev. Dr. Durbin was again elected Secretary of the Missionary Society; Rev. Dr. Harris was also elected First Assistant Secretary, and Rev. Dr. Trimble Second Assistant. The receipts of the Sunday-School Union were as follows: I860 $12,000 1862 $9,595 1861 11,214 1863 12,978 Rev. Dr. Wise was re-elected its Corresponding Secretary. The Tract Society received from the Churches the following amounts: I860 $2,803 1862 $4,756 1861 4,042 18G3 8,718 Dr. Wise was again made Secretary of this Society. Dr. Curry was elected editor of the Christian Advocate, and Dr. Whedon editor of the Quarterly Review. Rev. Drs. Carlton and Porter were returned as agents of the Book Room. We have now given a summary of the important facts connected with each General Conference from the first in 1792, including the...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Charles Chaucer Goss
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-36002-7
Barcode: 9781230360027
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-36002-6

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