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January 2, 1919 - Tribute to Joseph Wade Conkling – Killed in Action Argonne Forest

Joseph Wade Conkling A letter from a relative of Dr. Joseph Wade Conkling, former minister of the Unitarian church in Atlanta, Ga., brings the information that he has died in France in the defence of his country’s and the world’s

Posted in Christian Register, Conkling

December 19, 1918 - Story of a Famous Church, Hollis Street Boston – Part IV – Rev. Chaney’s Ministry

Archivist Note: This article is the fourth in a series of articles Rev. Chaney published weekly in The Christian Register in starting December 5, 1918.  The articles cover the history of the Hollis Street Church in Boston.  This article covers the

Posted in Chaney, Christian Register

February 28, 1918 - Review of Unitarian Church by Acting Minister Rev. Conner in Early 1918

ATLANTA, GA.—Unitarian Church, Rev. Ralph E. Conner, acting minister: Here is what one Southern church did in a short time. Before that is told, why is there such a small number of strong, self-supporting liberal churches in the Southland? In

Posted in Christian Register, Conner, Unitarian Church of Atlanta

December 20, 1917 - Winning the War in the Churches

American Unitarian Association. Winning the War in the Churches. At the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Association on December 11 the following timely and practical resolution was adopted:— “Whereas it is desirable that the churches should at

Posted in Christian Register

September 28, 1916 - Unitarian Church Seeks Mortgage on Dwelling House

American Unitarian Association The board of directors of the American Unitarian Association held their regular meeting at 25 Beacon Street on Tuesday, Sept 12. 1916. Archivist: Omitted meeting minutes prior to this section. Mr. H. S. Cole, treasurer of the

Posted in Christian Register, Other Documents, Unitarian Church of Atlanta

May 18, 1916 - Review of Southern Unitarian Expansion by Rev. Chaney – 1916

Some Notes on Unitarian Church Extension in the South By George Leonard Chaney Read at the Southern Conference held in Richmond, VA. Grenfell of Labrador says: “When you set out to commend your gospel to men who don’t particularly want

Posted in Chaney, Christian Register, History Summary

November 25, 1915 - Comments on Southern Churches: Atlanta, Orlando, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio

Southern Letter. Most notable perhaps of happenings in the Southland during the last month was the dedication of the graceful and convenient new church building of our society at Atlanta. Toward this event the Unitarians of this city have been

Posted in Christian Register, Other Documents, Unitarian Church of Atlanta

November 15, 1915 - Dedication of New Unitarian Church in Atlanta – 1915

Department of Religious Education Atlanta William Lawrance, Secretary The dedication of the new church at Atlanta, Ga., which took place on the 7th of November, was an event of unusual interest.  In its short eventful history the Atlanta church has

Posted in Christian Register, Other Documents, Unitarian Church of Atlanta

October 8, 1914 - A Tribute to Rev. George Leonard Chaney

A Tribute to Rev. George Leonard Chaney In the new Unitarian church in Atlanta, Ga., now in process of construction, is to be placed a memorial window as a tribute of affection and esteem to Rev. George Leonard Chaney, founder

Posted in Chaney, Christian Register, Ministers

June 19, 1913 - Rev. Chaney Preaches in Florida/Owns Land

Personals. Rev. Matthew R. Scott, who returned to England in February on leave of absence from the First Unitarian Church of Vancouver, B.C., has been advised by his physician that he must rest for at least a year. Mr. Scott

Posted in Chaney, Christian Register

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