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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1930-09-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton discusses the possibility of setting up a General Church center in Montreal, Canada. He will ask the Church to cover Gyllenhaal’s travel expenses to Montreal at the next committee meeting, and in the meantime, he guarantees that Gyllenhaal’s expenses will be covered if he wishes to make a preliminary trip. Pendleton is pleased that Gyllenhaal has accepted the position of editor of New Church sermons....
Dates: 1930-09-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1931-04-03

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton apologizes for not replying sooner; He is recovering from the grippe. Mrs. Duquesne’s membership application has been accepted. Pendleton is pleased that Karl (Alden)’s visit to the Toronto Society was appreciated. Pendleton writes that they “must keep the good fight for New Church education going” as he believes that the success of the Church depends on it. Pendleton notes what Gyllenhaal writes of his...
Dates: 1931-04-03

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1931-11-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letter of Nov. 11th. The Executive Committee has voted to adopt a plan to cut General Church expenses. In addition to Gyllenhaal’s request for a contribution from the Church toward his traveling expenses to Montreal, there have been several other requests for exceptions. A collection has been taken up among members of the Executive Committee to cover these requests as far as...
Dates: 1931-11-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken , 1916-01-22

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Pendleton has received Fercken’s letters of Oct. 31st, Nov. 29th, and Dec. 9th and is pleased with Fercken’s progress in Lausanne. Pendleton writes that Mr. (Theodore?) Pitcairn may be able to assist Fercken in making missionary trips to Geneva. A certificate of membership has been sent to Madame St. Pern. Pendleton hopes Madame Delieutraz-Bourquin may represent the beginning of the General Church in Geneva....
Dates: 1916-01-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken , 1916-02-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Pendleton has received Fercken’s letters of Jan. 30th and Feb. 8th with four enclosed membership applications. Pendleton is pleased with the work Fercken is doing in Lausanne and Geneva, and he reports that Rev. Baeckstrom has also been having success in Stockholm. The next General Assembly will be held in Bryn Athyn in June, and Pendleton would like Fercken to prepare a report of his work in Switzerland to...
Dates: 1916-02-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken , 1916-04-11

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Pendleton has received Fercken’s letters of Feb. 14th and 22nd with enclosed letter from Madame St. Pern which Mr. Pitcairn was able to translate. Mr. (John) Pitcairn’s health is slowly improving; He recently attended a lecture given by Raymond Pitcairn about the new church building. The new church building in Philadelphia was dedicated the previous Sunday. There will also be a dedication of the church and...
Dates: 1916-04-11

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken , 1916-05-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Pendleton has received Fercken’s letters of April 5th and 15th. Pendleton discusses the General Church’s policy on baptisms and membership; Baptism is a necessary first step to obtaining membership, but it does not grant entrance into the Church organization. It is customary for girls to obtain membership at age 18, and boys at age 21, after they have been confirmed. Certificates of membership will be sent...
Dates: 1916-05-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken , 1916-07-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Fercken’s report was read at the Assembly, and Mr. Odhner is now preparing it for publication in the Life. Pendleton reports that the Assembly was very successful; Although at first it seemed not many would be able to attend, they ended up having the largest Assembly yet with about 230 guests. Pendleton writes they were able to agree on a definite policy regarding the questions that have recently been...
Dates: 1916-07-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken, 1916-11-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Pendleton has received Fercken’s letters of Sept. 12th and 16th. Regarding Fercken’s confidential communication about M. Pierre de Chazal, Pendleton advises Fercken to “stand quietly but firmly for the dignity and authority of the priesthood.” Pendleton regrets becoming involved in the Nusbaum engagement as nothing is really known in Bryn Athyn except a vague rumor of marital difficulties, and he recommends...
Dates: 1916-11-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken, 1917-05-01

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gaston J. Fercken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Pendleton is very pleased with he results of Fercken’s work in Geneva and suggests he direct his attentions there. Pendleton advises patience regarding the Church Committee which has formed in Lausanne without Fercken’s or the Bishop’s consent; Many of the members are new commers to the General Church and are not acquainted with its customs. Pendleton understands M. Regamey’s hesitancy in accepting the...
Dates: 1917-05-01