Annual Report

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The Association, 1901
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Page 74 - The tumult and the shouting dies; The captains and the kings depart; Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart: Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget, lest we forget!
Page 33 - the fatherhood of God, the brotherhood of man, the leadership of Jesus, salvation by character, and the progress of mankind onward and upward forever.
Page 5 - I am in earnest. I will not equivocate — I will not excuse — I will not retreat a single inch— AND I WILL BE HEARD.
Page 105 - September, 1902, at a meeting of the International Council of Unitarian and other Liberal Religious Thinkers and Workers.
Page 88 - The meeting was called to order by the President, Rev. Samuel A. Eliot. Prayer was offered by Rev. Joel H. Metcalf, of Burlington, Vt. The reading of the minutes of the last meeting, on motion, was dispensed with. The Programme Committee reported an order of business, which was adopted. The President delivered his annual address (page 5), and then the report of the Committee on Nominations was presented by the chairman, Hon. T. Nelson Hastings, of New Hampshire. He declared the following persons...
Page 63 - On motion, the reading of the minutes of the last meeting was dispensed with. The chairman announced the following committee on admission of members : Carl Brumme, Detroit; Jas.
Page 5 - Church which we inherit and would transmit. It is an institution having an honorable pedigree and prophetic tasks to perform. There can be, there ought to be, no indefiniteness, no uncertainty, about our special mission and its vital importance. Whatever of such indefiniteness there may have been in the life and work of our fellowship in other days, we have all, or almost all, of us come to the conclusion that, if we are to accomplish anything useful and permanent in this world, we must have an organized...
Page 10 - ... represents a generous and healthy movement of human life and thought. It is an effort not so much to systematize religious life, but to revive the religious life, not to originate a doctrinal system, but to restore a vital system, to bring to the world weary of theological debate, perplexed by insoluble problems, troubled by the restlessness of the modern spirit, the tonic visitation of new hopes and ideals. The regeneration of Christian thought and life which we desire and in a measure represent...
Page 5 - Charity suffereth long, and is kind ; charity envieth not ; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil, rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth ; beareth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Page 7 - I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love ; endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

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