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General Convention (Swedenborgian Church of North America)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1925-02-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish. Pendleton has received Gladish’s letter of Feb. 16th with enclosed letter from Gladish to Mr. John Forrest. Pendleton advises Gladish to deal with Forrest’s moods by not taking them seriously and politely telling him to mind his own business. Pendleton reports that the annual meetings were successful and that George DeCharms’ health has greatly improved. Pendleton is interested in Gladish’s trip to Clinton with his wife; He...
Dates: 1925-02-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1925-03-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish. Pendleton has received Gladish’s letter of March 15th with enclosed membership applications for Mrs. Cronwall and Miss Cronwall. Pendleton is interested in Gladish’s visit to Clinton; Pendleton suspects that as the Convention Church declines, the General Church will take on more responsibility for Convention’s societies. He warns that “Convention authorities have gotten after us more than once for what they claim as invasions of...
Dates: 1925-03-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1931-04-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton regrets that Mr. Petersen has gotten in trouble with the Convention Church, and he hopes they will drop their inquisition soon. Pendleton is pleased that Gladish liked his paper on the Lord’s Divine generation. Pendleton has not seen Mr. Slight’s study on the same subject but hopes to find time to read it. Pendleton discusses the significance of internal and external meaning of the two genealogies given...
Dates: 1931-04-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1936-02-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton discusses the situation with former Convention Church minister Rev. A. C. Petersen; He is sorry he could not receive Petersen as a minister of the General Church, but he does not wish to make a habit of taking on elderly Convention ministers who are out of work. Pendleton feels he must keep the priesthood as efficient as possible and that only those who have been properly trained can do the work....
Dates: 1936-02-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1925

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish. Handwriting nearly illegible. Pendleton discusses the practice of baptism and the differences between General Church and Convention Church baptisms. Names mentioned: Mr. Waelchli

Dates: 1925

Letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1926-10-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary to Rev. Willis L. Gladish. Unsigned, mostly likely written by Viola W. Rennels. Gladish’s letter of Oct. 4th arrived just after the Bishop left for his trip to Pittsburgh. Pendleton’s secretary reports that she has no record of any General Church members in St. Louis beside Mr. Wilson. Mr. Caldwell says the Convention minister in St. Louis, Mr. Cook, is “quite sound.” Pendleton’s secretary suggests that Miss Ellen Sherman, a retired theological...
Dates: 1926-10-08