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General Convention (Swedenborgian Church of North America)

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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1920-03-09

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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 was delighted to receive Bjorck’s and Bjorck’s wife’s applications for General Church membership; Certificates of membership and formal application blanks have been sent to them. In Bryn Athyn, everyone has read Bjorck’s letter to Mr. Smyth with interest. Pendleton doubts that Mr. Smyth will publish it, but he thinks that Bjorck’s reasons for leaving Convention should be known. Pendleton suggests that if...
Dates: 1920-03-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1921-03-29

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of March 7th with enclosures; Pendleton will give Bjorck’s article on the “Word of the Lord and the Doctrines of the Church” to Mr. Caldwell for publication in the Life. Bjorck’s letter to Mr. Smythe resigning from Convention was published in the April issue of the Life; It was felt that Bjorck’s reasons for resignation should be made public. Mr. Acton has suggested...
Dates: 1921-03-29

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. Ernst Deltenre, 1924-04-30

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Ernst Deltenre in Brussels, Belgium. Pendleton has received Deltenre’s letter of April 12th. He wishes Deltenre to make clear in “La Nouvelle Jerusalem” that the General Church has a policy of fairness and non-interference towards other bodies of the New Church. Pendleton would prefer this to be done without hurting the feelings of Mr. Hussenet if possible. Pendleton reports that three representatives of the Convention Church, including the...
Dates: 1924-04-30

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, 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. Gustaf Baeckström, 1921-12-27

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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 letters of Nov. 8th and Dec. 10th. The 3 applications for General Church membership have been accepted. Pendleton notes the confusion among the Church’s opponents (i.e. Convention Church?). He thinks it is strange that they should disagree with each other over whether to give recognition to the General Church when the Doctrines clearly advocate for charity and kindness toward...
Dates: 1921-12-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1931-05-19

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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 is saddened over the death of Mr. Bronniche and hopes that Baeckstrom will be able to step in and help with Bronniche’s society if needed, in the same way that Bronniche helped with the Stockholm Society from time to time. Pendleton has read Baeckstrom’s account of the “other” (i.e. Convention?) Stockholm Society with interest. The society has suffered from many disturbances and seems to be “infested...
Dates: 1931-05-19

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef, 1933-11-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Pendleton acknowledges Boef’s letter of Oct. 28 with enclosed membership application of Dr. Cecilia Reiche. Pendleton writes that there should be no restrictions on General Church members approaching members of any other Church body, yet Convention has passed severe restrictions on its relation to the General Church. Pendleton reports that Boef’s wife, Virginia, has enjoyed her stay in Bryn Athyn but is now on...
Dates: 1933-11-08

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Walter E. Brickman , 1930-09-11

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Walter E. Brickman in Edinburgh, TX, USA. Pendleton has received Herbert and Mrs. Schoenberger’s applications for membership, and certificates of membership have been sent. The applications for August Schoenberger and his wife have not arrived yet. Pendleton knew John Schoenberger in the early days of the Church in Pittsburgh; He remained in the Convention society out of loyalty, but he was with the General Church in principle. Pendleton is glad...
Dates: 1930-09-11