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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1928-04-30

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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 letters of March 25th and April 14th with enclosed letter from Mr. Andersen to Bjorck. Pendleton is not surprised about Anderson’s attitude: How could they expect him to fully understand the General Church view on the Writings when he has done most of his study by himself? However, Pendleton thinks some of Anderson’s present attitude towards the General Church may be...
Dates: 1928-04-30

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1927-07-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter and Auuual Report of June 15th. Pendleton understands Acton's struggle with his society's "apparent indifference to spiritual instruction." This is a common problem which requires patience and consistent effort. Pendleton had assumed Acton had his own Council, but since he does not, Pendleton recommends Acton wait to appoint one until after his upcoming ordination into...
Dates: 1927-07-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal , 1914-05-13

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Bombay, India. Pendleton informs Gyllenhaal of changes to the General Church’s position as it relates to Mr. Bhatt and his followers. They have recently formed their own New Church organization in India. The money that was sent for Mr. Patel to come to America has been returned. The meeting which instituted this organization was presided over by Mr. Morris, meaning that Conference influences prevailed. Pendleton remains hopeful...
Dates: 1914-05-13

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1914-07-13

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Port Louis, Mauritius Island. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letters of April 27th and June 20th. Pendleton anticipated what Gyllenhaal wrote about Mr. Morse and other Church friends in Australia; Pendleton hopes Mr. Morse will be able to come to Bryn Athyn some time in the future. Pendleton was pleasantly surprised by Gyllenhaal’s experiences in Bombay and Bhavnagar with Professor Bhatt and his followers; Conference...
Dates: 1914-07-13

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1917-02-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letters of Nov. 13th and Nov. 23rd, 1916 and has presented them to the Joint Council. The Council has sent money which Gyllenhaal is to use as he sees fit for Church work in Basutoland. They cannot guarantee a specific amount every year as the funds come from contributions, but they will endeavor to raise more when this money runs out. Pendleton approves of...
Dates: 1917-02-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1924-04-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal. Upon returning from vacation in Boston, Pendleton received Gyllenhaal’s letter of March 14th. Mr. Worchester of the Convention Church will be visiting Bryn Athyn shortly, Pendleton suspects for the purpose of discussing the General Church’s “supposed trenching on their field.” In response to Gyllenhaal’s request that Pendleton approve of Assembly invitations for the Conference Church’s London ministers, Pendleton writes that...
Dates: 1924-04-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1926-12-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Colchester, England. Pendleton has been confidentially corresponding with ex-Conference minister Rev. G. A. Sexton of the Island of Jersey for more than a year. Because of his doctrinal view that the Writings of Swedenborg are a “Divine Message,” the Conference Church has cut off his stipend. Although he and his congregation have managed to retain their church building, Sexton has been reaching out to the General Church for...
Dates: 1926-12-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1919-07-22

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger. Letterhead: "Morley's Hotel, Trafalgar Square, London. W.C.2" Typed copy by Freda Pendleton attached. Pendleton discusses the case of the Church in England and the difficulties of uniting the Peckham Rye Society with Mr. Tilson’s society. Pendleton believes it makes sense that all who believe in the Divine Authority of the Writings should unite, but that this union should take place within the General Church body. Currently, the...
Dates: 1919-07-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1920-01-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letter of Dec. 10th. Pendleton is glad to hear of Baeckstrom’s missionary success with lectures and book sales, but he writes that if the work becomes too much for Baeckstrom, it is more important to focus on building up permanent church centers. Pendleton will take the matter of financial aid to the Extension Committee. Pendleton has read a translation of the article on the...
Dates: 1920-01-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1931-11-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton has received Baeckstrom’s letter of Oct. 30th. Pendleton hopes that Baeckstrom’s trip to Copenhagen will not alarm their Conference Church friends. Conference has cut off the General Church from Mr. Anderson in Spain by turning him against the General Church, but Pendleton hopes Baeckstrom will continue to travel wherever he feels called in service of the Church. Both the Academy and the General Church...
Dates: 1931-11-24