The National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States; Addresses, Reports, Statements of Benevolent Societies, Constitution, Minutes, Roll of Delegates, Etc. of the ... Triennial Session ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...a denomination, --namely, evangelical truth the tights-of individual Christians, the liberty of the local church, and the fellowship of the sisterhood of churches, ---we still rccognile it its =1 higher duty to hold our denominational tenets as subordinate ilhd trtbhtatbl to the spiritual unity of the whole church. _ Rehhthedi (2) That the leadings of Providence in our (lehhhlltw tiotmt htst1'y and spirit suvgest that our Congregational churches 9-1'6 appointed of God to ltead the wav and set an example lh the matter of inter-denominational comity. ' Page 16. Resolved, (3) That we heartily commend the efforts that have already been put forth in this direction in some of our new States, and we rejoice in the measure of success attained. Resolved. (4) That we urge upon the American Home Missionary Society, its superintendents and missionaries, the importance of using the best endeavors to secure such friendly co-operation vent the undue multiplication of churches and the consequent waste of the Lord's money, and the needless division of the body of Christ. Dear Brethren, --At the sixtieth anniversary of the American H01ne Missionary Society, the committee to which was referred Secretary Barrows's paper on " Denominational Co-operation in Home Missionary Work," presented the following resolutions, which were adopted;__, lfesul-1, -ed, That the officers of the American Home Missionary, S"iEt ' be requested to complete the statistics bearing on the subject of interference between denominations in our home-missionmli' W0r, as regards the Presbyterian denomination, and, if possible, other denominations, and to present them at our next annual meeting. /fesol-ved, That the officers of the...
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