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Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1929-03-08

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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 informs Acton that he (Pendleton) and Mrs. Pendleton, along with Rev. Theo Pitcairn and Mrs. (Marijke) Pitcairn, will be visiting South Africa in September. Pendleton hopes to ordain several South African "natives" into the first or second degrees of the priesthood, and he asks for Acton's advice in this matter. Pendleton thinks it may be advisable to ordain Moffat Mcanyana into the second...
Dates: 1929-03-08

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Ernst Deltenre, 1914-07-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Ernst Deltenre in Brussels, Belgium. Signed for N.D. Pendleton by Freda Pendleton. Pendleton has received Deltenre’s letter of June 12th; Pendleton hopes Deltenre’s doctor is right and he will indeed be able to begin walking again by mid-July. Pendleton learned from the Portland Journal that Rev. Charles Nusbaum has accepted a call to Mauritius and will stay for a year before returning to Portland. Pendleton does not think there will be a...
Dates: 1914-07-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1923-09-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in London, England. Pendleton asks Gyllenhaal to speak informally to the people of Colchester to find out how they would feel about Mr. (Ernst) Deltenre moving to Colchester. Pendleton would like Gyllenhaal to inform him of results, and Pendleton will write to Mr. Deltenre to see if he would approve of such a move.

Dates: 1923-09-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1927-04-23

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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 received Gyllenhaal’s letter of April 4th. Pendleton discusses the future ordination of Mr. Tilson into the third degree of the priesthood and whether this will entail the creation of a separate diocese. He knew that there might be some backlash to Tilson’s ordination, but he did not expect it to be so drastic. He explains his decision, writing, “My intention was and is . . . to strike directly...
Dates: 1927-04-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1931-05-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton notes the decision of the Toronto Society in reference to a teacher for their school, and he wonders if this means Sylvia (Pemberton?) will still come to the Academy to study. Pendleton hopes to attend the Toronto Assembly next fall. Pendleton agrees that he and Gyllenhaal should arrange a meeting to help Gyllenhaal prepare a statement of the order and organization of the Olivet Church. Mrs. (Viola)...
Dates: 1931-05-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1917-01-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The members of the Bryn Athyn Church have unanimously expressed their interest in DeCharms for the position of assistant Pastor. Pendleton formally calls DeCharms to this position and hopes he will be able to accept. If he accepts, DeCharms should send Pendleton his resignation as Pastor of the Advent Church.

Dates: 1917-01-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1925-02-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in St. Petersburgh, FL, USA. DeCharms’ letter was read at the Ministers’ Meetings. The ministers were happy to hear that DeCharms’ health is steadily improving, and they expressed their regret that DeCharms could not be present. This year’s meetings were especially intense with strong feelings and deep thought “centering around the world old difference between the simple and the more sophisticated.” Pendleton reports that Mr. (Eldred)...
Dates: 1925-02-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms, 1931-07-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. George DeCharms in Colchester, England. Care of Rev. Victor J. Gladish. Pendleton has received DeCharms’ last letter. Pendleton is looking forward to hearing DeCharms’ impressions of his visit to the Hague. Pendleton mentions the recent meetings he attended in Pittsburgh; There was interesting discussion resulting from two papers about cause and potential cure of the distressed state of the world. Pendleton reports on the state of the Church in...
Dates: 1931-07-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1936-04-07

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges receipt of Baeckstrom’s last letter. The resignation of Mr. Smart is a disappointment; Pendleton believe his illness must have caused the reversal of his attitude towards the Church. Pendleton discusses what should be done in the matter of the Swedish law which requires a society to have an appointed “principal.” In America, the custom is to recognize the priest as the governor and give...
Dates: 1936-04-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef, 1929-11-21

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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 has received Boef’s letter of Nov. 14th. A recent letter from Mr. C. Fisher to Pendleton confirms what Boef has written about him. Now that Boef has been ordained into the second degree, he is the acting pastor of the Los Angeles Society. If the Society would like to officially receive him as their pastor, they must pass a resolution and forward it to Pendleton for confirmation. This is a formality...
Dates: 1929-11-21