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William C. Wait (search for this): chapter 7
r of Mass. C. E. Union delivered an address. Greetings from the churches of other denominations in Medford were brought by the pastors of each to the fellowship service on Monday evening. On Tuesday evening Mr. George A. Burdett, organist of the Central Congregational Church, Boston, conducted the organ dedication and recital. On Wednesday evening a supper was served by the Woman's Christian League. This was followed by an address by Rev. W. G. Puddefoot. Mayor M. F. Dwyer and Judge William C. Wait addressed the civic service on Thursday evening. The series closed with a devotional and reunion service on Friday evening, at which addresses were made by Rev. Asher Anderson, D. D., Secretary of the National council; Hon. Seba A. Holton, Moderator of the General Association of Congregational Churches of Massachusetts; Mr. Franklin P. Shumway, Moderator of Woburn Conference; Rev. D. Augustine Newton of Winchester, the pastor longest in service in the Conference; Revs. M. M. Cutter a
Henry S. Barnes (search for this): chapter 7
In September a call was extended to Rev. Marshall M. Cutter of Cambridge and he was installed October 14, 1874. The installing council was constituted as follows:— Church.Pastor.Delegate. Arlington.Rev. D. R. Cady, D. D.Dea. John Field. Boston,     Old South.Rev. J. M. Manning, D. D.Bro. Moses Merrill. Boston,     Park Street.Bro. Hiram Wellington. Cambridgeport,     Prospect StreetRev. W. S. Kan.Bro. James M. Cutter. Malden.Dea. William L. Greene. Medford, First.Dea. Henry S. Barnes. Melrose.Rev. Albert G. Bale.Bro. La Fayette Burr. Wakefield.Rev. Charles R. Bliss. Winchester.Rev. A. B. Dascomb.Bro. S. S. Holton. Woburn, First.Rev. H. S. Kelsey.Bro. Hiram Whitford. Woburn, North.Rev. Charles Anderson.Rev. Leander Thompson. Rev. D. R. Cady, D. D., was moderator, and offered the prayer of installation; Rev. H. S. Kelsey was scribe, and gave the right hand of fellowship; Rev. Charles R. Bliss delivered the address to the people; and Rev. Dr. Man
Judson V. Clancy (search for this): chapter 7
by the school, as hitherto. On January 3, 1896, a call was voted to Rev. Judson V. Clancy, who accepted and was installed February 26 by council consisting of twD., of Boston, and Rev. Messrs. Cutter, Hood and Stebbins had other parts. Mr. Clancy entered into the work with buoyant zeal and a proper optimism. His sermons rh brief addresses, and a service in the audience room, with addresses by Rev. Messrs. Clancy, Cutter, Hood and Stebbins. These exercises were enthusiastic, and ther of the Knights of King Arthur and the Queens of Avilion, which organizations Mr. Clancy had been leading and instructing for two years. On January 19, 1903, Mr. Jte the committee asked for further time. In the midst of these proceedings Mr. Clancy resigned, to accept a call from a larger church, the St. Lawrence Congregatior many years used the International Lessons, though during the latter part of Mr. Clancy's pastorate some classes made use of the Blakeslee Lessons. On coming into t
Ellen Leavitt (search for this): chapter 7
ere twenty-six:— Abner J. Phipps. Elizabeth F. A. Phipps. Margaret A. Phipps. Ira P. Ackerman. Eliza A. Ackerman. Herbert N. Ackerman. Samuel Teele. Elizabeth C. Teele. Sarah E. Teele. Hattie B. Teele. Abbie F. Teele. John H. Norton. Martha R. Norton. Adeline C. Barrett. Clarissa D. Jellerson. Clarissa W. Samson. David H. Brown. William C. Craig. Herman S. Judkins. Alfred E. Ansorge. Elizabeth Ansorge. William H. White. Hester A. R. White. Albert Leavitt. Ellen Leavitt. Abbie S. Leonard. Sixteen of these brought letters from the First Trinitarian Church of Medford, the other ten being from seven churches elsewhere. Public worship was held in Mystic Hall Sabbath morning and evening, and week-night prayer meeting on Saturday evening. The Mystic Church presented a communion service to the new church. On August 6, 1872, Mrs. Abbie S. Leonard passed away. At the November Communion Mr. Darius Bowers and his daughter were received by letter and Mrs. B
C. C. Littlefield (search for this): chapter 7
approval of the Conference and of the Congregational Club of Boston, and with $3,750 subscribed towards our building fund, there was no need of further delay, and a council of churches was called to meet in Mystic Hall at 3 P. M., June 12, 1872. The council was constituted as follows: Medford, First Trinitarian,Rev. James T. McCollom, Pastor. Bro. S. B. Goldthwait, Delegate. Medford, Mystic,Rev. Solon Cobb, Pastor. Bro. Charles Cummings, Delegate. Boston, Park Street,Bro. C. C. Littlefield, Delegate. Arlington,Dea. John Field, Delegate. Winchester, First,Rev. E. C. Bissell, Pastor. Bro. Moses A. Herrick, Delegate. Maiden, First,Rev. Addison P. Foster, Pastor. Dea. W. L. Greene, Delegate. Somerville, Broadway,Bro. E. Foote, Delegate. Bro. J. P. Williams, Delegate. Reading, Bethesda,Bro. Joshua Clark, Delegate. Woburn, First,Bro. A. Lincoln, Delegate. Stoneham,Bro. D. A. Abbott, Delegate. Wakefield,Rev. Charles R. Bliss, Pastor. Rev. James T. McCollo
Leander Thompson (search for this): chapter 7
ston,     Old South.Rev. J. M. Manning, D. D.Bro. Moses Merrill. Boston,     Park Street.Bro. Hiram Wellington. Cambridgeport,     Prospect StreetRev. W. S. Kan.Bro. James M. Cutter. Malden.Dea. William L. Greene. Medford, First.Dea. Henry S. Barnes. Melrose.Rev. Albert G. Bale.Bro. La Fayette Burr. Wakefield.Rev. Charles R. Bliss. Winchester.Rev. A. B. Dascomb.Bro. S. S. Holton. Woburn, First.Rev. H. S. Kelsey.Bro. Hiram Whitford. Woburn, North.Rev. Charles Anderson.Rev. Leander Thompson. Rev. D. R. Cady, D. D., was moderator, and offered the prayer of installation; Rev. H. S. Kelsey was scribe, and gave the right hand of fellowship; Rev. Charles R. Bliss delivered the address to the people; and Rev. Dr. Manning gave the charge to the pastor and offered the closing prayer. The meeting-house was dedicated the same evening. It was of Germanized Romanesque style of architecture, and the spire was always admired as a model of graceful symmetry. A clock
J. N. Leonard (search for this): chapter 7
and twenty delegates, representing twenty-four churches. Rev. Stephen A. Norton of Woburn was moderator, Rev. Walter H. Rollins of Wilmington was scribe, Rev. H. H. French, D. D., of Malden offered the installing prayer, Rev. Frank K. Sanders, D. D., of Yale University, preached the sermon. On January 18, 1904, the committees on plans reported that they had engaged Messrs. Brainerd, Leeds and Russell as architects. Mr. Brainerd exhibited and explained the plans. J. W. Bean, M. D., J. N. Leonard, R. D. Kimball, Alexander Diebold, Miss K. H. Stone and Mrs. W. E. Ober were elected a subscription committee. H. A. Hanscom, Henry Newcomb, C. H. Parker, D. D. Kimball and Mrs. E. F. Locke were elected building committee and instructed to obtain working drawings and contractors' estimates. Henry L. Barnes died on January 23, 1904, leaving his homestead to the society for a parsonage, or to be disposed of and the proceeds used in such manner as will best promote the interests of the
. J. Barnard, W. W. Benjamin and J. W. Bean were appointed dedication committee. The meeting-house was dedicated by a six-day service. The first was on Sunday morning, January 8, 1905, former pastors Cutter and Hood taking part, with sermon by Rev. Edward C. Moore, D. D., prayer of dedication by the pastor, followed by reception of members and Communion. The Bible school rally followed, with brief addresses by former Superintendents Hippisley, Parker, D. H. Brown, J. W. Brown, Hanson and Gerrish. At the four o'clock vesper service Rev. A. P. Davis of Wakefield, Rev. George M. Butler and Rev. John Wild voiced the greetings of the Woburn Conference, the Mystic Church and the Union Church. Christian Endeavor rally occurred at 7 o'clock, when Mr. George W. Loggie, treasurer of Mass. C. E. Union delivered an address. Greetings from the churches of other denominations in Medford were brought by the pastors of each to the fellowship service on Monday evening. On Tuesday evening Mr.
La Fayette Burr (search for this): chapter 7
. Cutter of Cambridge and he was installed October 14, 1874. The installing council was constituted as follows:— Church.Pastor.Delegate. Arlington.Rev. D. R. Cady, D. D.Dea. John Field. Boston,     Old South.Rev. J. M. Manning, D. D.Bro. Moses Merrill. Boston,     Park Street.Bro. Hiram Wellington. Cambridgeport,     Prospect StreetRev. W. S. Kan.Bro. James M. Cutter. Malden.Dea. William L. Greene. Medford, First.Dea. Henry S. Barnes. Melrose.Rev. Albert G. Bale.Bro. La Fayette Burr. Wakefield.Rev. Charles R. Bliss. Winchester.Rev. A. B. Dascomb.Bro. S. S. Holton. Woburn, First.Rev. H. S. Kelsey.Bro. Hiram Whitford. Woburn, North.Rev. Charles Anderson.Rev. Leander Thompson. Rev. D. R. Cady, D. D., was moderator, and offered the prayer of installation; Rev. H. S. Kelsey was scribe, and gave the right hand of fellowship; Rev. Charles R. Bliss delivered the address to the people; and Rev. Dr. Manning gave the charge to the pastor and offered the c
Nehemiah Boynton (search for this): chapter 7
bath-school officers are elected by the church at its annual meeting, instead of by the school, as hitherto. On January 3, 1896, a call was voted to Rev. Judson V. Clancy, who accepted and was installed February 26 by council consisting of twelve pastors and seventeen delegates, representing nineteen churches. Rev. Frank S. Adams of Reading was moderator and Rev. George E. Lovejoy of Stoneham, scribe. The installing prayer was by Rev. D. A. Newton of Winchester, the sermon by Rev. Nehemiah Boynton, D. D., of Boston, and Rev. Messrs. Cutter, Hood and Stebbins had other parts. Mr. Clancy entered into the work with buoyant zeal and a proper optimism. His sermons received an attentive hearing and the audiences increased. He aroused the enthusiasm of many new people, and with the superior good nature always characteristic of him, enlisted the permanent support of a goodly number. The Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary Societies were merged into one organization, The Woman's Chr
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