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The Washington Ohurch.
peace will bless them. ■ Let every
Christian household in Oregon and
C leveland , O.,
ni w h-hnri ng Ft a tw hftY p
-it the .
T üw WTSSS?
H erald and I anticipate a new era
L exington , K y ,
of prosperity there.
Bro. Rower of Washington writes
J une 27, 1883.
Dear Bro. Floyd :
me that the census reports embrac
I receive the H erald regularly,
ing church statistics will soon go to
and I am proud of it. You have in
pres.%,and that he is “ anxious that
■the judgment of all 1 have heard,
<**»»M^*pea*a»oa.Aljall be sensible.”
»peak of the matter, succeeded in
He writes to us for answers to
July 17, 1883.
making the H erald one of the best
One by confession and baptism questions which we cannot furnish
papers published among us. It last Lord’s day, at Lewisville.
by any data in my office. I there
»tands in the first rank in matter,
fore send him to State Secretaries
Yours in Christ,
form” and spirit. I.. do' fihpe "its
and others with request to send on
~ It. M. W aller .
patronage will be commensurate
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the answers very soon, to L. D.
with its merit; and if so, I am
Power, Washington, D. C. The
con ^dent its success is assured.
answers must be given for the
C olfax , W. T, July G, 1883.
not a PaPer comes to my
year 1880. Please do not fait
hands w?^b I open with greater Dear Bro.: “
pleasure than' yours.
R. M offatt , Cor, Sec. G. C. M. C.
The brethren on the Pacific Coast month ; found the brethren all en- *
FORM OF REPORT.
now have it in ,** 1beir power to es joying a reasonable portion of
Answers for the State of
tablish a paper worthy themselves health, both spiritually and tem-
Number of church organizations
They meet on every
and the cause thçy 1 qv < 21 an(^ I shall porally.
_ Number of oburch members —
be filled with regret and • shame if first day of the week tof
Number of ministers
they fail to do it. I am wre ^ie school and worship. Our yearly
Nnmber of ministers employed
ability, tone, and Boundnet'"*' In meeting is in progress. ’ We hope
Number of ministers having
doetrine of the H erald must c >m' for a good time and pray that many
will turn to the Lord and find rest charge of churches as pastors
mend it to every disciple of Chrib
Value of church property 1870
who is strong to restore apostolic to their souls.
Value of church property 1880
J. S. F isher .
Christianity to the world. Though
Amount paid to sustain ministers
I have never been in your State, I
Amount paid for all purposes
spent two years just south of you,
Amount paid for ministers and
and I feel an abiding interest in the
P leasant H ill , O r .
cause on the whole Pacific slope,
The answers are given by
and I rejoice that now at length we Dear Bro. Floyd:
I thought an ibem to y°ur PaPer
have there ah able and dignified
exponent of our principles. 1 pre might be of ’K>me interest to the
Instructions to Agents.
dict for you and my brethren in brotherhood in general.
The church at t hi« place is in a
Oregon with God’s blessing a
career of great prosperity and use fair condition for future results.
If the brethren can be reached
fulness. We all have known you We enjoy the pleasure of Bros. they can be aroused to do a fine
too long to doubt for a moment Wilste and Mulkey’s e'ffhrts quite work with tracts. I will continue
your fidelity to the great principles often. With the talent the two to write appeals and publish in the
of the Reformation, your integrity brothers have we look for" good newspapers, for the publishers are
as a man, or your prudence in thé seed to be sown to the dying MTi>rId, kind enough to print them free of
responsible position you now occu and also the brethren to be charge. But personal appeals are
py. The College of the Bible will strengthened by their efforts.
more forcible than that through the
The Sunday-school is in a flour
always watch with interest every
papers. Hence I have decided to
indication of prosperity in your ishing condition this summer. The c xll in the help of others to act as
average attendance during the
life and labors.
I see by the H erald and by the spring and summer has been about
I propose to furnish you with all
Church News, now published by 80. The last regular S. S. election the card tracts you need and other
Bro. Ware, of Sacramento, Cal, that was as follows: J. D. Mattock, things to aid you in the work.
a large number of evangelists are Supt.; G. H. Callison, Asst. Supt.; But I cannot give you anything for
moving to your Coast. This will R. E. Bristow, Sec.; B. F. Mulkey, your labor unless you can sell
necessitate more and more a com Chorister. The S. S. singing is several thousand at 50 cents per
mon medium of communication, very good at this pl^ce, but think thousand. Some few may be able
and this they will have in your an improvement could be easily ; I to- do this. My work is given
paper and the one Bro. Ware is made by purchasing some new entirely free. If the agents will
pow, publishing. I pray you may singing books. S. S. meets at work it will not be long before the
have large success; there is room for 9:40, church at 11 A. M, every Fund will be able to give not only
you both, but I should be sorry to Sunday.
card tracts, but large quantities of
S ubscriber .
see any other paper started in
such Tracts as “ Our Position,”
either your State or California ; nor
“ Sincerity Seeking the Way to
True humanity, thè basis of the
do I think there is any probability
Heaven,” &c, &c.
of Buch a thing soon. Let all the Christian system, is the low, but
HOW TO WORK.
brethren there harness themselves deep and firm foundation of all real
for renewed effort, and the God ot virtue.
matter before your minister and
enlist him. He can carry tracts
JKiltu hi m* an d grea tl y ex tend Jhis-
2. Show the tracts to the breth
ren, and besides making personal
appeals for money ask them to take
up a contribution at some public
meeting. They may wish to spend
the amount givenin their 'bwil
field. This they can do. Some
are now engaged in this kind of
mission work. The Sunday-schools
may beinduced. tsolo the same
not members - —
Keep the pure
gospel before them. Many a soul
has been saved by a tract.
4. Some brethren may want to
buyT=aell all. you can. Raise, all
the money you can. The work
depends upon it. Be sure your
own heart is full of love for the
worki -Mak e -frequent-mention-of
it in your prayers.- Do not hold
money too long. Postage stamps
may be sent.
J. W. H igbee .
Synopsis of the Minutes of the
Umatilla County Co-operation.
Cooperation met May 19th at 2
o’clock p. m . D. A. Reeder was
chosen President, S. I. Gerking,
Vice President, and J. B. Gerking,
Secretary. Committees on Order
of Business and Resolutions were
appointed by the chair.
MONDAY, MAY 21ST, 4 P. M.
On the question of evangelizing
for another year it was decided to
employ Elder R. H. Moss as our
Evangelist for the next year. Bros.
P. Ely, O. Mozier, W. M. Scott, Wm.
Whitman and S. I. Gerking were
appointed a committee to solicit
subscription for this purpose.
TUESDAY, MAY 22ND, 4 P. M.
Bro. R. H. Moss made his report
of labors as County Evangelist for
the preceding ten months, which
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23RD, 4 P. M.
It was decided to have the Co
operation meeting next year, com
mencing on Saturday before the
first Lord’s day in June, at Center
ville. Bros. R. H. Moss, Thomas
Boatwick and S. I. Gerking were
chosen delegates to the District Co
operation ' at Waitsburg, Walla
Walla Co, W. T.
TUESDAY, MAY 25TH, 2 P. M.
It was unanimously voted to
authorize Bro. C. M. Ely to preach
1. If you do not preach lay the the gospel and give him a letter of