The Pacific Unitarian Volume 29-32

The Pacific Unitarian Volume 29-32

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...service. He has taken an active part in the work of the Pacific Coast Conference, both as Secretary and as a preacher of growing power. He has several times been East, and was recognized as one of our strong men. He received a flattering call to the historic Baltimore church, but he loved Berkeley, enjoyed his home and his work, and declined the offer. This year he attended the May Meeting at Boston and preached during the month at King's Chapel. It resulted in an urgent call and an opportunity to give new life and prominence to this first church in America to embrace Unitarian principles. King's Chapel differs in its history and traditions from any of our churches. It was not a heritance from the Pilgrims, nor was it transformed from Congregational. It was the King's Chapel, with a ritual, and essentially Episcopalian, but its preacher became liberal and the ritual was modified. A selected minister was denied installation by the bishop, and the church ordained its own minister. It has always been independent. It dates from 1686. Howard N. Brown, D. D., has for many years been the minister, but with advancing age has left the active ministrations largely in the hands of his associate. Singularly, for six years Rev. Sydney B. Snow, formerly of Palo Atlo, our other university town, was the active minister. He has lately assumed charge of the church at Montreal. Mr. Speight will be the associate minister for a definite time and succeed Mr. Brown upon his retirement. Mr. J. Randolph Coolidge, who attended our last Conference, is president of the vestry. Mr. Speight has a definite purpose in undertaking this work, and has satisfied himself that it offers an opportunity not to be set aside from any consideration of personal preference. He will...show more

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  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,084g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236949986
  • 9781236949981