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Beverly, Mass. Third Congregational Church records, 1833.

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Identifier: RG0018
Overview The Third Congregational Church in Beverly was gathered in 1802. In 1837, the church would be reincorporated as the Dane Street Church. The items in this collection are related to the dismissal of Rev. David Oliphant in 1833. Includes information on the petition to have Rev. Oliphant removed, his response to those that sided with him, an analysis of who Rev. Oliphant sold pew rights too, and some other financial information.

Boston, Mass. Mount Vernon Congregational Church records, 1841-1969.

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Identifier: RG0026
Overview The Mount Vernon Church was founded in 1842 by a group of enthusiastic lay men and women who felt the need of a church in Boston which would lead in the fight against indifference and Unitarianism. They invited the Rev. Edward Norris Kirk, a famous evangelist, to be their pastor. He spent thirty two years in charge of the church, from 1842 until his death in 1874. Unfortunately, most of the records of his pastorate perished in a fire in 1879. He was succeeded by Samuel Edward Herrick, pastor...

Bradford, Haverhill, Mass. First Church of Christ records, 1682-1915.

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Identifier: RG4843
Overview The First Church of Christ was established in 1682 with Rev. Zechariah Symmes Jr. as its minister. Meeting houses were constructed in 1670, 1706, 1751, 1834, and 1849. In 1810 the church hosted the meeting of the General Association and the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions came from that meeting. This collection includes records of vital statistics, financial reports, church meeting minutes, and ecclesiastical council reports.

Brockton, Mass. First Parish Congregational Church records, 1738-1980.

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Identifier: RG0037
Overview The First Parish Congregational Church in Brockton was originally founded as the Fourth Parish Church in Bridgewater in 1737 and formally gathered as such in 1740. The name of the church changed, in 1823, to First Parish Congregational Church to reflect the incorporation of the town of North Bridgewater. In 1827 a portion of the church's membership left to form the South Congregational Church and in 1850 another portion left to form the Porter Evangelical Congregational Church. In 1874 the town...

Brockton, Mass. Porter Congregational Church, 1800-1979.

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Identifier: RG5395
Overview The Porter Evangelical Church in North Bridgewater, later the Porter Congregational Church in Brockton, was established in 1850 by members who left the First Parish Congregational Church over ecclesiastical differences. The church purchased a building just north of the First Parish Congregational Church in 1851 and the building was further renovated in 1883, 1925, and 1950. The Wendell Avenue Church and Waldo Congregational Church were both formed out of area missions administered by the Porter...

Brockton, Mass. South Congregational Church records, 1835-1979.

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Identifier: RG5394
Overview In 1836 a significant portion of the members of the First Parish Congregational Church withdrew their membership to form the South Congregational Church in Plain Village, now Campello, Brockton. The first meeting house was constructed in 1836 and The South Congregational Church of North Bridgewater was formally gathered on January 3, 1837 with Rev. John Dwight as the first minister. On May 23, 1853, the first meeting house was destroyed by fire; the second meeting house was constructed a year...

Dover, N.H. First Parish Church records, 1614-1862.

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Identifier: RG1319
Abstract Gathered in 1633, the First Parish Church in Dover is the oldest church in New Hampshire. Rev. Hanserd Knollys organized the First Parish Church as a religious organization in 1638. The church joined the United Church of Christ in 1961 and the name changed to First Parish Congregational Church in 1996. Records include births, marriages, deaths, dismissals, disciplinary cases, meeting minutes, financial records, and pew plans; letters by Rev. Jeremy Belknap, Rev. Hubbard Winslow, and the...

Fitchburg, Mass. Calvinistic Congregational Church records, 1805-2006.

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Identifier: RG5368
Overview The Calvinistic Congregational Church of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, was formally gathered as the Calvinistic Congregational Society on June 14, 1805. The first meeting house was built in 1806, the second in 1845, and the third, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, in 1897. The church joined the United Church of Christ in 1961. In 1967, the church joined with the First Methodist Church of Fitchburg to form the Faith United Parish. This collection documents the history and...

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Herrick, Samuel E. (Samuel Edward), 1841-1904 1
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Hopkins, Daniel, 1734-1814 1
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Kimball, David T. (David Tenney), 1782-1860 1
Kirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874 1
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Niijima, Jō 1
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Ogden, David L. (David Longworth), 1792-1863 1
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Oliphant, David, 1791-1872. 1
Osgood, James, 1705-1746 1
Packard, Asa, 1758-1843 1
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Plain Village (Mass.) 1
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Rollstone Congregational Church (Fitchburg, Mass.) 1
Sabbath School Society of Fitchburg. Library 1
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Thatcher, Peter, Jr., 1688-1744 1
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Tufts, Asa Alford, 1798-1884 1
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Union Evangelical Society (Maynard, Mass.) 1
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