Fifty Years Of Methodism; A History Of The Methodist Episcopal Church Within The Bounds Of The…

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byCharles Volney Anthony

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901. Excerpt: ... I CHAPTER LI. 1896. The Forty-Fourth Conference. We now come to the last conference of our Historical period. It met September 9th and adjourned the 15th. Bishop Foss presided, and A. H. Needham was elected secretary. M. D. Buck having declined an election. The conference received $1,702 from the Book Concern, $203.60 from the Laymen's Fund, and $22 from the Chartered Fund, for the benefit of its claimants. This conference committed itself heartily to the movement called "The Anti-Saloon League." The Laymen's Association-met on the 11th and organized by electing Henry Tregoning president; E. H. Smith and Mrs. C. W. Kinsey vice-presidents; James L. Case, recording secretary; Joseph A. Brey, corresponding secretary; James C. Zuck, treasurer. H. Norton of San Jose read a paper on "The Sunday-school--Its Nature and Work." Myron T. Holcomb of Oakland on "Bible Culture, and Bible Schools Therefor, a Necessity in the Church." John F. Ames of Oakland sent a paper that was read by S. E. Holden of Napa, on "The Individual Cup." Rollo V. Watt of San Francisco read a paper on "The Place of Laymen in the Government of the Church." Prof. M. S. Cross presented the subject of the "Higher Education." John A. Percy of San Francisco read on "The Future of Methodism." Mrs. Dr. Osborn delivered an address on "Woman's Place in the Church." The committee on credentials reported 266 delegates. Statistics.--Members of conference 213, probationers 24, members of churches 16,998, probationers 2,233, local preachers 140, Sunday-schools 266, officers and teachers 3,077, scholars 21,473, conversions 903, churches 218. probable value $1.226,310, parsonages 119, probable value $160,630, collected for Conference Claimants $3,978, for missions, from churches. $7,157, from Sunday-schools $...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901. Excerpt: ... I CHAPTER LI. 1896. The Forty-Fourth Conference. We now come to the last conference of our Historical period. It met September...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217831745

ISBN - 13:9780217831741

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