An Historical Sketch of the Baptist Missionary Convention of the State of New York; Embracing a Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Baptist Denomination in Central and Western New York, with 1. History of the Hamilton Baptist

An Historical Sketch of the Baptist Missionary Convention of the State of New York; Embracing a Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Baptist Denomination in Central and Western New York, with 1. History of the Hamilton Baptist

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...Executive Committee of that Society having invited the Convention to become an auxiliary, "Resolved, That this Convention become an auxiliary to the American Baptist Home Missionary Society, in accordance with the conditions expressed in the seventh article of their constitution." The report of the Board remarks: "Eleven years have now passed since the organization of this Convention, during which it has enjoyed, in a most encouraging degree, the favor both of God and man; and to the praise of God we would acknowledge, that the past year has added abundant testimonials of the Divine approbation, as well as numerous occasions of gratitude and praise; and though called in Providence to record the death of two members, brethren beloved, viz. Dea. Thomas Stokes, of New York, and Eld. Enoch Green, of Westmoreland, yet we still rejoice that our Savior lives, and permits us with the fullest confidence to commit the interests of the Convention to his care. During the year we have made appropriations to twenty-six churches, amounting to $1,480, and have appointed twenty-nine missionaries, whose terms of service amount to twelve years and six months. Reports have been received from most of our missionaries and stations. The returns are highly satisfactory. A number of new churches have been constituted; others have been revived and strengthened, and many disciples have been baptized. "The Indian station at Tonawanda has been sustained. Sister Teresa Johnson, of the 1st Baptist church in Lisle, has recently been appointed, and is now ready to join the station, and assist in the good work. $1,035 have been appropriated to sustain the expenses, and to make a payment for the premises. Contributions have also been received from the vicinity, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624041
  • 9781236624048