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Abstract The American Congregational Deaconess Association, incorporated in 1901, grew out of a tradition of multiple churches to establish a place for women to be trained in taught in ways to help the community. This collections contains meeting minutes for the board of trustees, a record of cash receipts and reinbursements.
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...
Lucy A. Wilson Moore's history of the Congregational Christian Woman's Fellowship of Illinois, 1960-1963.
Overview The Congregational Christian Woman's Fellowship of Illinois was an important institution which provided both monetary aid and personnel to local churches as well as providing aid for global missionary work.The collection includes a typewritten historical sketch of the Congregational Christian Woman's Fellowship of Illinois. The history includes biographical sketches of the organization's presidents, the historical roots of women's missionary societies in Illinois, and the complex consolidation...
Scope and Contents This collection covers a portion of the first half of the 20th century. There are three distinct divisions within the collection. First, over half the collection are the Trustees meetings. The second largest section is comprised of women’s groups, which have a great deal of overlap. It is unclear if the Union, the Missionary Union, and the Fellowship are actually three distinct groups, or if it’s simply a name change, which is extremely common with this type of Congregational church group....
Mrs. James E. Fernald's treasurer book for the Congregational Ladies Aid Society, 1870-1895. : [manuscript]
Abstract Union Congregational Church was formally organized in 1896 in the Point Shirley neighborhood of Winthrop, Massachusetts. On February 22, 1896, a meeting led by Arthur Truslow met to discuss the creation of a "Christian Church at the Beach". The neighborhood consisted of roughly 200 families during the winter, the population increasing to 2,500 during the summer months. At that present time, families had to travel to Congregational Churches in Revere or Chelsea for service Winthrop had only just...
- Subject: Women in church work X
- American Congregational Deaconess Association 1
- Chicago Theological Seminary 1
- Congregational Association of Detroit. 1
- Congregational Christian Woman's Fellowship of Illinois 1
- Congregational Training School for Women (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Congregational Woman's Missionary Society of Illinois 1
- Fernald, James E., Mrs. 1
- Illinois Woman's Home Mission Union 1
- Michigan Conference of Congregational Christian Churches. 1
- Moore, Lucy A. Wilson 1
- National Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women. 1
- Union Congregational Church (Winthrop, Mass.) 1
- Wintrop (Mass.) 1
- Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
- Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior. Illinois Branch 1
- Woman's Union of the Congregational-Christian Conferences of Illinois 1 ∧ less