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Baptism

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Brookly, NY, USA. Pendleton discusses plans for the upcoming Assembly in New York; Pendleton will preach, administer the Sacrament, and baptize Gill’s baby. Pendleton briefly outlines details of the lessons, music, and order of services.

Dates: 1926-05-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill, 1926-05-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alan Gill in Brooklyn, NY, USA. Pendleton was glad to hear that Gill considers the New York Assembly a success. Pendleton acknowledges that there were difficulties involved, especially because many of the society members live far from the society’s place of worship. Pendleton writes that it was a pleasure to baptize Gill’s daughter, and he encloses money which he requests Gill use to open a bank account for her. Pendleton notes that in the future, if...
Dates: 1926-05-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Charles E. Doering, 1926-07-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Charles E. Doering in the Delaware Water Gap, PA, USA. Pendleton has received Doering’s letter referencing the Larsson boy, and Pendleton agrees that the boy will be a “good risk”. Pendleton writes that the mother and a younger child have recently been baptized, and the mother has applied for General Church membership. The boy is 17 and should be baptized before entering. Pendleton will be spending the month of August in Ocean City with his family.

Dates: 1926-07-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund , 1916-12-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Emil R. Cronlund in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton acknowledges Cronlund’s letter of November 20th with enclosed membership application for Mr. Dawson. Although Mr. Dawson does not acknowledge the Writings as the Word of God, Pendleton will still accept his application because Dawson does regard them as a Divine Revelation. As a rule, the Church will accept any baptized adult who has formally applied. Although the Church has the right to reject...
Dates: 1916-12-15

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, 1922-02-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton acknowledges Gyllenhaal’s letter of Jan. 19th with enclosed report. Pendleton is pleased that the Colchester society is determined to go forward with their affairs by their own means. Pendleton has received Mr. Tilson’s letter giving details of Mr. Ottley’s death. Pendleton discusses the baptism of African New Church people who practice polygamy. The Consistory has considered passages from the Writings...
Dates: 1922-02-16

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, 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

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