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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1927-04-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Long Island, NY, USA. Pendleton finds Gill’s arrangements for the Assembly satisfactory. Pendleton thinks it is a useful custom to include the Holy Supper as part of the occasion. Pendleton will either present his paper on “Blessing” or his paper on “Education”.

Dates: 1927-04-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1928-10-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Kitchener, ON, Canada. Pendleton was delighted with Gill’s last letter and will read it to the Consistory. Pendleton is very pleased with Gill’s work in the Kitchener society so far. In Bryn Athyn, Pendleton is preparing for the Glenview and Pittsburg Assemblies and also the marriage of Venita Blair and Gilbert Smith.

Dates: 1928-10-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1929-04-22

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Kitchener, ON, Canada. Pendleton is pleased with the amount of money the Kitchener society was able to raise to support a second teacher in their school. He will call a meeting of the Executive Committee to consider Gill’s application for the rest of the money. If the Toronto Society is unable to cooperate with the Kitchener Society to hold a District Assembly, Pendleton suggests they hold a Local Assembly in Kitchener as they did during...
Dates: 1929-04-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1930-10-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Kitchener, ON, Canada. Pendleton writes that he understands Gill has passed through trying times; Pendleton has observed that new building projects always seem to bring society disturbances. Pendleton wonders if Gill has forgotten the agreement made between the two of them and Mr. (Frederick) Gyllenhaal that, during an Assembly, Pendleton would only visit the society that is hosting the Assembly. This agreement was made on the grounds...
Dates: 1930-10-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1923-01-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Bjorck’s letter of December 4th has arrived, along with the latest number of the “New Church Standard”. Pendleton found Bjorck’s article about the Lord as a person very enjoyable. Pendleton’s only suggestion about the Standard is that Bjorck should try to make it distinct from other New Church periodicals to avoid duplication. In Bryn Athyn, they are now preparing for the February Ministers’ Meetings. Pendleton expects...
Dates: 1923-01-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1923-03-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Feb. 6th with enclosed correspondence between Bjorck and Mr. Gyllenhaal. Pendleton presumes that the question at issue between them has been settled by now. Pendleton reports that there has been no decision yet about Bjorck attending the Glenview General Assembly; The Church runs on charity, and currently it seems they will not be able to spare the money to pay for Bjorck to...
Dates: 1923-03-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1923-09-19

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Fordingbridge, England. Pendleton was sorry to learn in Bjorck’s letter of August 11th that his health has not been improving as rapidly as hoped; Pendleton hopes Bjorck’s trip to Span will prove beneficial. Pendleton is encouraged by Bjorck’s report of the recent British Assembly. Pendleton finds Bjorck’s paper interesting and thinks it will appeal to the spiritually reflective; Mr. Caldwell agrees and will publish it in in the Life....
Dates: 1923-09-19

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1926-10-29

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton is interested in Bjorck’s account of his visit to Sweden and England, especially his impressions of Mr. Baeckstrom’s work in Sweden, Baeckstrom having been the first to establish any kind of permanent New Church society in Stockholm. Pendleton is happy to hear Bjorck’s report of the Colchester Assembly, particularly in view of the recent disturbances which resulted in the dissolution of the Peckham...
Dates: 1926-10-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of April 4th with an enclosed letter from Mr. Anderson of Valencia. Pendleton discusses the prospects of the New Church in Spain. Pendleton would like to support Anderson’s work; They will send him a copy of the General Church liturgy and help him where possible. Pendleton reports that they now have a student in Theological School whose native language is Spanish. It is...
Dates: 1927-05-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-12-02

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Nov. 6th with enclosed correspondence between him and Mr. (R. J.) Tilson. Pendleton finds Bjorck’s response to Tilson’s first letter, “a model of critical frankness and at the same time of the good will of friendship.” There has been some controversy amongst the Colchester society about Pendleton choosing to elevate Tilson’s status to Bishop. Despite his flaws,...
Dates: 1927-12-02