The Assembly Herald Volume 6-7

The Assembly Herald Volume 6-7

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...years and in appeals to the people to rise to the dignity of their heritage in a noble home mission advance. The celebration proper in the presence of the Assembly began on Monday afternoon when Drs. McCook, Niccolls and Hill followed the home mission march across the continent. On Tuesday morning the Board gave its annual report showing an advance all along the line. Eighty-eight churches were reported as having come to self-support. It is doubted whether that number has ever been equalled in These valuable addresses with the other parts of the centennial celebration will be published in a volume by our Board of Publication. So this historic resume will be preserved in permanent form. any other year. Dr. Holmes, the Chairman of the Assembly's Committee, gave a ringing call for progress, and Dr. Dixon recounted the work of the year and the claims of the future in clear and convincing words. Addresses by several missionaries closed the intensely interesting session. Tuesday afternoon witnessed greetings from the other Presbyterian Boards and from six affiliated missionary societies given by their chosen representatives. Their words were full of good cheer and revealed again the unity of the Kingdom. The final meetings in the evening will never be forgotten. In Carnegie Hall the address of Dr. Dodge--spirited and uplifting, the hearty and eloquent greeting of President Roosevelt, and the graceful response by the Moderator, with the address by the Secretary of the Board, made an occasion to be witnessed only once in a century. The Central Church meeting, presided over by Dr. Spining, of the Board, and eloquently addressed by several home missionaries, as well as by the Moderator and President, was also inspiring. The President's words were a grand...show more

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  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 680g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236641833
  • 9781236641830