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The Churchman's Pocket Almanack, Christian's Calendar, and
Sermons on Redemption. By John Henry Hobart, Bishop of
An Essay on the Lord's Supper. By F. W. P. Greenwood. Baltimore.
The Proceedings and Documents relative to certain Members separating from the Church in Wilton. Published by Order of the Church. Concord. Isaac Hill. 1824.
Remarks on the Modern Doctrines of the Universalists.
Dec. 7, the Meeting House of the New Congregational Church in Salem. The services of dedication were conducted by Rev. Mr. Colman.
Nov. 3, Rev. Frederick Freeman, Pastor of the Third Congregational Society in Plymouth.-Dec. 1, Rev. Ira Ingraham, Colleague Pastor of the First Church in Bradford.
Nov. 17, Rev. Willard Pierce, Pastor of a Church in Foxborough.
Nov. 3, Rev. J. D. Green, Pastor of the Second Congregational Church in Lynn. Introductory Prayer by Rev. Mr. Brazer, of Salem; Sermon by Rev. Dr. Ware of the University; Consecrating Prayer by Rev. Dr. Abbot of Beverly; Charge by Rev. Dr. Tuckerman of Chelsea; Right Hand of Fellowship by Rev. Mr. Ware of Boston; Address to the Church and Society by Rev. Mr. Colman ; Concluding Prayer by Rev. Mr. Walker of Charles
Dec. 8, Rev. Charles W. Upham, Colleague Pastor of the First Church in Salem Introductory Prayer by Rev. Dr. Channing of Boston, Sermon by Rev. President Kirkland of the University, from Titus ii, 14; Consecrating Prayer by Rev. Dr. Lowell of Boston; Charge by Rev. Dr. Thayer of Lancaster; Right Hand of Fellowship by Rev. Mr. Brazer of Salem; Address to the Society by Rev. Mr. Flint of Salem; Concluding Prayer by Rev. Mr. Parkman of Boston.
In Shrewsbury, Dec. 9, Rev. Joseph Sumner, D. D. the venerable Pastor of the Church in that place, in the 85th year of his age, and the 63d of his ministry.
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 20th, Rev. John Campbell, Pastor of the Unitarian Church in that city.
Mr. Campbell was a native of Scotland, where he was pastor of a church in a small town near Dundee, and afterwards at Newcastle. He was at first a Calvinist, and, after he had been led by his scriptural studies to renounce the peculiar errours of that scheme, was still a believer in the Trinity. Hav ing occasion to maintain this doctrine in argument with a parishioner, who had begun to doubt it, he was struck with the insufficiency of the evidence for it, and the inquiries, into which he was thus led, ended in satisfying him that it was an errour. A meeting-house was built for him at Pittsburgh, where he ministered He came to this country in 1820. with growing influence and usefulness till his death.
TO READERS AND CORRESPONDENTS.
With the present number we finish the first volume of the Examiner. We proceed in our work, encouraged by the patronage, which it has received, to believe that it is considered as not without claim to the approbation of the Christian community, nor without use in promoting the great cause of pure religion. This cause we earnestly desire and shall faithfully labour to advance, as our ability permits, and opportunities present themselves. As far as we may, we shall prefer to do this without expressing dissent from our fellow Christians; but we hope never to shrink from contending for the pure faith once delivered to the saints, when it can only be maintained by manly controversy.
The matter of our work has been chiefly furnished during this year by a few individuals, some of the gentlemen who formerly contributed largely to the Christian Disciple having been prevented, by various temporary engagements, from aiding us to the extent they had intended. We hope for their assistance during the coming year, in addition to that of the writers to whom we have been so much indebted during the past. We should also be grateful for contributions from our friends at a distance. Particularly we suggest, that it would be often in their power to communicate interesting articles of intelligence, which now either do not come into our possession at all, or too late to be used as such.
We acknowledge our obligations to our Correspondents and Patrons, and solicit a continuance of their good offices.