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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef, 1931-02-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Boef is now authorized to act as the General Church pastor for the state of California. His traveling expenses will be provided for by a regular allowance, which the treasurer will write to him about. Pendleton hopes Boef has read Mr. Odhner’s review of De Hemelsche Leer.

Dates: 1931-02-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Joseph S. David, 1923-04-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Joseph S. David in Denver, CO, USA. Pendleton has been informed that the people of the Denver Society wish to appoint a permanent pastor, and so it will be necessary for David to terminate his present temporary position there by next July. Pendleton thanks David for his service and writes that he hopes to see David and his wife at the upcoming Assembly in Glenview.

Dates: 1923-04-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden, 1920-10-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden in Toronto, Canada. General Church letterhead. Carbon copy attached. Pendleton is glad Alden has come into contact with Mr. (Emil) Cronlund. Pendleton discusses the difficulties encountered in finding a place for Cronlund; The Kitchener and the Advent Church societies are not interested, and a smaller society like Erie could not provide enough financial support. The General Church treasury can not support paying the full exspense of...
Dates: 1920-10-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden, 1920-11-18

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden in Toronto, Canada. General Church letterhead, copy attached. Pendleton is happy that Alden's work in Toronto is going well and that the people there are responding positively to Miss Alice (Grant?). Nothing will be more beneficial to Alden's work long term than a school, but Alden must make sure the conditions are right before attempting to start one. Pendleton warns that Miss Celia Bellinger does not have quite as positive an outlook...
Dates: 1920-11-18

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden, 1921-01-10

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden in Toronto, Canada. General Church letterhead. Copy attached. Pendleton acknowledges Alden's letter of Jan 5th, in which Alden reports that the people of the Toronto society are raising more money than ever, and that doctrinal classes are well attended. Pendleton advises Alden to avoid the common mistake of attempting to think for the people of the society. Instead, a minister should "cultivate most carefully the art of leading others to...
Dates: 1921-01-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden, 1924-02-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Karl R. Alden in Toronto, Canada. Academy letterhead. Typed copy attached on Olivet Society letterhead. Pendleton is very pleased after receiving Alden's telegram. Alden will be expected in Bryn Athyn next September. Alden will be paid $3k per year and be given residence in Stuart hall. Pendleton advises Alden announce his acceptance of the position in Bryn Athyn, and to call a meeting of the Toronto Society to consider Alden's successor as...
Dates: 1924-02-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Llewellyn W. T. David, 1915-06-30

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Llewellyn W. T. David in Denver, CO, USA. Pendleton has received David’s interesting report of his work in Denver; Pendleton is encouraged that there seems to be a growing friendship between the two societies there. At this point in the summer, it would be hard to assemble the Extension Committee, and Pendleton does not think they would approve the funds for David’s proposed trip to the coast anyway, as the budget has already been drawn up. Pendleton...
Dates: 1915-06-30

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Llewellyn W. T. David, 1920-05-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Llewellyn W. T. David in Denver, CO, USA. Pendleton has received David’s letter of May 20th. The Denver Society has accepted David’s resignation as Pastor, and as the Church does not have anyone lined up to take his place, Pendleton requests that David ask his father (Joseph David) about undertaking the work. Pendleton hopes to see David at the upcoming June meetings in Bryn Athyn.

Dates: 1920-05-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Llewellyn W. T. David, 1927-10-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Llewellyn W. T. David in Kitchener, ON, Canada. Pendleton is concerned by David’s letter of Sept. 27th; Pendleton believes the stand taken by some members of the Kitchener society presents a challenge to the Church’s order of government, and he approves of the actions taken by David in offering his resignation as pastor. Pendleton suggests David make his resignation public. Pendleton will discuss further steps to be taken with David and the “leading...
Dates: 1927-10-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. William B. Caldwell, 1916-11-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. William B. Caldwell in Glenview, IL, USA. Pendleton acknowledges Caldwell’s letter of Nov. 6th. Pendleton discusses the governmental issues currently faced by the Glenview Society; The goal should be to balance ecclesiastical authority with the will of the people. Pendleton would like to hear from Caldwell regarding the committee appointed to prepare the Social Song Book. Mrs. Smith has been unsatisfied with Caldwell’s decisions and has brought the...
Dates: 1916-11-09