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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1922-09-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton read Odhner’s letter of June 23rd aloud at a special meeting of the Consistory. General approval was expressed over the way Odhner handled the “Braby-Forfar situation.” Pendleton cautions Odhner against taking sides, even if it becomes evident that one party is in the wrong. He writes, “The true priestly attitude is not one of withdrawal from the wrong doer, save in extreme cases. Keep the door...
Dates: 1922-09-08

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1923-03-30

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges receipt of Odhner’s letter of January 9th with enclosed report. Pendleton reports that the February meetings in Bryn Athyn were very successful, especially the new joint meetings between the ministers and the Academy faculty. Pendleton inquires whether Miss Champion has opened a school in Durban yet. He advises starting small with an unambitious opening for the school. Pendleton...
Dates: 1923-03-30

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1924-06-17

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner. Pendleton is preparing to depart for Europe with Theodore Pitcairn to visit several New Church societies there. Pendleton confirms that Odhner will accept the call of the Toronto Society and will relocate in January. The current Toronto Pastor, Karl Alden, will be moving to Bryn Athyn at the end of the summer to fill the position of Principle of the Boys Academy and Housemaster of Stuart Hall. Mr. David will fill the Toronto pulpit in the...
Dates: 1924-06-17

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1927-02-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Pendleton was glad to learn that the Toronto Society is in favor of having a student come and assist Odhner over the summer. Pendleton will seek approval for this action from the Executive Committee at their next meeting. Pendleton has read and approves of the missionary leaflet which Odhner has written. Pendleton is enclosing a letter from Mr. Evans. He believes Mr. Evans is a good New Churchman, and he that he may...
Dates: 1927-02-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1927-09-13

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Pendleton approves of the program Odhner has put together for the Toronto Assembly, except for the scheduling of Holy Supper during the afternoon. He requests that Holy Supper be moved to either the morning or the evening, writing, “The morning is best because of freshness of mind and sensitive reception. The evening is fitting on the ground of historic setting and representation. Also, I think that most minds are...
Dates: 1927-09-13

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1928-03-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Pendleton officially offers Odhner a teaching position at the Academy with a salary of $3600 per annum. As part of the Academy, Pendleton hopes Odhner will accept the position as Mr. Iungerich’s move to Pittsburgh will leave a wide gap. As Bishop of the General Church, Pendleton is saddened by the prospect of Odhner leaving pastoral work for teaching. Yet he hopes Odhner will continue to preach in Bryn Athyn from...
Dates: 1928-03-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1928-04-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Pendleton has received both Odhner’s resignation as pastor of the Olivet Church and his acceptance of the Academy’s offer of a teaching position. Pendleton hopes the Toronto Society will call Mr. (Fred) Gyllenhaal as their next Pastor. Mr. (Alan) Gill has just been called by Kitchener. Pendleton will now officially notify the secretary of the Toronto Society of Odhner’s resignation and request that the Society call...
Dates: 1928-04-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1928-04-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Marked "Confidential". If it is not too late, Pendleton would like Odhner to submit Mr. (Gilbert) Smith’s name to the Toronto Society for Pastoral consideration as well as that of Mr. (Fred) Gyllenhaal.

Dates: 1928-04-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1928-04-13

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Pendleton has received Odhner’s letter of April 11th. Pendleton is sorry that his letter to the Toronto Society Secretary caused confusion. He clarifies that the Bishop must be informed if the Toronto Society would like to issue a call for Pastor outside of the regular nominees. If the Society is unable to issue a call for any reason, the Bishop automatically becomes Pastor. The Bishop will then appoint an interim...
Dates: 1928-04-13

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner, 1928-04-18

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hugo Odhner in Toronto, ON, Canada. Pendleton has received the communication from the Toronto Society Secretary and has called a meeting of the Executive Committee to consider the matter. Pendleton will discuss the matter of Odhner’s relocation expenses from Toronto to Bryn Athyn with the Board of Directors next week. Pendleton writes that his preference for an older man as Pastor of the Toronto Society was not based on financial considerations, but...
Dates: 1928-04-18