1866 Meeting Minutes of the Congregational Association of Oregon


1866 Meeting Minutes of the Congregational Association of Oregon


One part of a record book compiled by the Congregational Association of Oregon, with this part containing the minutes of the annual meeting held in 1866. The Association's members were church ministers and other delegates from Oregon and bordering areas. They met annually to share reports, promote Christian education, support special projects and address internal disputes. Some of the topics covered in this part of the record book include: -- Acceptance of routine reports; -- Acceptance of new churches in Astoria and Hillsboro; -- Creation of a new Home Missionary Committee and resolutions in support of the American Home Missionary Society; -- Resolution in support of religious education; -- Resolutions in support of "The Pacific," a religious newspaper; -- Resolutions asking church congregations to meet and invite new members, even when they had no pastor yet; -- Resolutions in support of creating Sunday Schools (or "Sabbath Schools") and creating a standing committee on the subject; -- Resolution supporting Pacific University and creation of a related standing committee; -- Resolutions in favor of Temperance.

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