Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18??, September 07, 1883, Page 2, Image 2

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    Bro. T. M. Morgan writes us that
can to make this the grandest year
in our history We started out this he is preaching for five congrega­
tions, building houses and harvest-
paltry sum for a great brotherhood mg?
six hundred thousand strong to Bro. M. is able to do so much
raise. If we would raise as much preaching amidst other duties
per member as the Moravians do,
our income would be over$3,0()0,00().
We can raise the sum proposed
with case.-if ftll will give as the
Lord has prospered them. If we
sow bountifully, we shall reap also
bountifully ; but if we sow sparing­
ly, we shall reap also sparingly.
God has blessed our efforts thus far
beyond all that wTe had expected.
He has led us by ways out into
Bro. P. R. Burnett will begin a
fields that we would not have meeting in Dallas on Friday even­
chosen; but the results have shown ing, September 7th, to continue over
that his ways are better than our Lord’s day.
ways and his thoughts than our
Bro. J. P. Easter, late of Kansas,
thoughts. There are great doors of
usefulness open to us now ; and if but now of Hillsboro, is entering
we have suitable men and money into the work in earnest. We are
to sustain them we could do a glad to learn of his success.
Our readers will please remember
that Bro. N. Cheetham, of Waits­
burg, W. T., becomes our State
Evangelist for six months, begin­
ning October 1st.
Bro G. 0. Burnett, who has been
visiting in Oregon for some months,
preached for the brethren in Port
land on the 4th Lord’s day in
August, and on the following Mon­
day started for his home in Cali­
fornia. Bro. B. will now repair to
the State Meeting and make that
Sister Delaunay, the wife of our
missionary in Paris, has come to
this country to visit her relatives
in Canada.
Gay Waters, who for some time
was traveling agent for the Chris-
tian-Evangelist, quietly disappears
from its columns and connects him­
self with a political paper of that
city, the Post Dispatch ; and--------
Bro. J. Durham and that better
Bro. W. H. Adams and family “ three-fourths ” of him are m ak i ng an
have returned from tlieir vacation interesting department in behalf of
at the sea-side to their home in California. We knew we were not
Portland,fin good health.
deceived in appointing them to this
Bro. T. F. Campbell has located
Bro. H. M. Waller preached at
with the church at Springfield, Mo.
Corvallis last Lord’s day. The
as its regular preacher.
brethren are thinking of making an
effort to organize a church there.
noon. Here we made connection
with the boat for Seattle, which
reaches that city in about two hours
is a very beautiful sheet of water
and carries the largest going sea
vessels. It is without doubt one of
the best harbors on the Pacific
coast. A steam-boat ride over this
Sound is very pleasant indeed, and
the v i e w of the- Hwrrowndtngs -on
either side is very fine ; and it grows
simply grand as one nears the ‘ city
of Seattle, which beginning at the
beach and rising in terrace like
Bro, R. Graham, President of the
College of the Bible, Lexington,
Ky., his been visiting among the
churches during vacation, and this
is a part of what he has to s^yin a
card to us : “T am more and "more
impressed with the importance of
were in the city the brethren- took
charge of us, giving'us a hearty
welcome and making us feel at
home in their miiLst..-On Lord’s
day morning we met with the
brethrerrin their Sunday-school in
the Y. M. C. A. hall in which the
brethren have been holding their
meetings since £uj»t organized. In
the evening wo preached to a good
jie congregation of attentive and intel-
listeners in the hall. It was
ar. the intention of the brethren when
,er they learned of our proposed visit
jes to Seattle, to complete their house
worship and have us dedicate it
,ru_ on the 4th Lord’s day; but our ar-
irn rival a week too early somewhat
lC(> frustrated their plans in this respect,
rij. As the new house was not in a con-
or dition to be occupied that week, and
os^ the hall was not thought to be* a
Op suitable place for a protracted effort,
Bre it was thought best to preach but
^*1 one more discourse in the hall, which
ik- we did on
following Thursday
tle evening to a reasonably good au-
diencc. The brethren at Seattle,
of though weak both numerically and
Us financially, have done exceedingly
y’^ well in building their house of wor-
uit ship. They have a central location,
on and in our judgment, one of the
)Ce very best in the city. It is easy of
us access from al’ parts of the city, and
for ' its surroundings are such as to place
i)(] ! it on an equal footing in most re-
>ur spccts so far as outward ad-
lot, vantages are concerned, with the
ng ( denominational churches. In build-
e<l ' ing up a congregation in a dity a
et] ; great deal depends on a suitable lo-
.r. 1 cation for the house, and the breth-