ndance, 90, in 1881.
Rev. Edward C. Hood of Hingham was installed September 13, 1882, by a council consisting of thirteen pastors and fifteen delegates representing sixteen churches.
Rev. J. W. Wellman, D. D., of Malden, was moderator, Rev. J. G. Taylor of Melrose Highlands, scribe, Rev. E. B. Mason, D. D., of Arlington, offered the installing prayer and Rev. Alexander McKenzie, D. D., of Cambridge, preached the sermon.
Mr. Hood applied himself to the duties of his position with energy,members added than were enrolled when he began his pastorate.
Rev. Herbert W. Stebbins was called October 3, 1889, and installed November 12 by a council consisting of twelve pastors and fourteen delegates, representing sixteen churches, Rev. J. G. Taylor being moderator and Rev. Edwin Smith, scribe.
Rev. T. C. Pease (Malden) offered the installing prayer and Rev. W. S. Alexander, D. D. (Cambridge), preached the sermon.
He served the church with marked ability for six years. His sermons we