Handbook for Unitarian Congregational Churches

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The Association, 1901 - Unitarian churches - 65 pages
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Page 11 - Christ, our head, in such sort as becometh all those whom he hath redeemed and sanctified to himself, — do hereby solemnly and religiously (as in his most holy presence) promise and bind ourselves to walk in all our ways according to the rule of the gospel, and in all sincere conformity to his holy ordinances, and in mutual love and respect each to other, so near as God shall give us grace.
Page 10 - His truth, they shook off this yoke of antichristian bondage, and as the Lord's free people joined themselves (by a covenant of the Lord) into a church estate, in the fellowship of the gospel, to walk in all His ways made known, or to be made known unto them, according to their best endeavours, whatsoever it should cost them, the Lord assisting them.4 And that it cost them something this ensuing history will declare.
Page 10 - His truth; they shook off this yoke of antichristian bondage: and as the Lord's free people, joined themselves (by a covenant of the Lord) into a church estate, in the fellowship of the gospel to walk in all His ways, made known, or to be made known unto them (according to their best endeavors) whatsoever it should cost them, the Lord assisting them: and that it cost them something this ensuing history will declare.
Page 17 - Primarily, to quicken the religious life of our Unitarian churches, and to bring the women of the denomination into closer acquaintance, cooperation, and fellowship. 2. To promote local organizations of women for missionary and denominational work, and to bring the same into association. 3. To collect and disseminate information regarding all matters of interest to the denomination...
Page 11 - We covenant with our Lord, and one with another ; and we do bind ourselves in the presence of God, to walk together in all his ways, according as he is pleased to reveal himself unto us in His blessed Word. of Truth...
Page 21 - In the love of truth and in the spirit of Jesus, we unite for the worship of God and the service of man.
Page 53 - SEC 1. These By-Laws shall go into effect upon adoption (except as to the provisions of Article VII, which shall go into effect February 1, 1935), and may be amended at the annual or any stated meeting of the Association, by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided that notice of the proposed amendment...
Page 10 - We covenant with the Lord and one with another and do bind ourselves in the presence of God to walk together according as He is pleased to reveal Himself to us in His blessed word of Truth." So when the time came for the colonists to take up their theology systematically, it was natural and easy for them to propound an only slightly modified form of the Westminster Confession of Faith. The time had come...
Page 18 - Union are: (a) To foster the religious life; (b) To bring the young people of our several churches into closer relations with one another; and (c) To spread rational views of religion, and to put into practice such principles of life and duty as tend to uplift mankind.
Page 14 - The National Conference, until further advised by its experience, adopts the existing organizations of the Unitarian body as the instruments of its power, and confines itself to recommending to* them such undertakings and methods as it judges to be in the heart of its constituency.

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