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Abstract The Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship was founded in 1963 with the objective of promoting fellowship and cooperation amongst the women of the Congregational Churches in Massachusetts. Its records document the history and activities of the organization including its constitution, bylaws and dissolution from 1963 to 2001.
Overview The Chicago Training School for Women (CTSW) was founded by the combined efforts of Florence Fensham and housed within the Chicago Theological Seminary. Fensham wanted to provide women with an opportunity to receive education and training for professional positions with the Congregational Church. Starting in 1909, the Chicago Training School for Women would continue providing its services until 1926, when women were able to attend the Chicago Theological Seminary. This collection includes...
Overview A Congregational church was officially formed in Halifax in 1734, with 53 founding members. A second meeting house was built in 1852. In 1842 a Ladies Sewing Circle was organized and continued to be central to church life. The Halifax Congregational Church is now a member of the United Church of Christ, and continues to serve the community today. This collection consists of early administrative records for the Congregational Church and the associated parish in Halifax.
- Subject: Women -- Religious life X