Concordia Conference Minutes - 1859

County Coordinator's Notes: In the years before the Civil War, this church
accepted slaves of their members into the church. A slave will not have a surname,
only a given name, and usually the words "belonging to Mr. Whoever." Abbreviations
commonly used at this time include: Bro. for Brother. C.C. for church clerk.

January (22th scratched out) 12th 1859
Churc of Christ at Concord

Preaching by bro. O. E. McKeown

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

Feb. 26th 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Preaching by bro. O. E. McKeown

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

March 26th, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Opened door for reception of members. Sister Sarah Lewis joined by letter.

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

April 23rd, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Preaching by bro O. E. McKeown

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

May 21st, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Opened door for the Reception of members. Bro. L. W. Flowers joined by letter.

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

June 25th, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Preaching by bro. O. E. McKeown

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

July 23rd, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Preaching by bro. O. E. McKeown.

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

August 27th, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Preaching by bro O. E. McKeown

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

Sept. 24th, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Opened door for the reception of members. Dr. R. McNair and wife were received. Bowen and Lane were elected Delegates to the Association. Timmons, Barber, and Rich alternates Monday 26th. Margaret Hendry was received Thursday 29th Baptism.

                          E. B. Lane, C. C. Protem

Oct. 22nd, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Letter to the Association read and received.

                          E. B. Lane, C. C. Protem

Nov. 26th, 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Opened door for the reception of members. Sister E. Washam was received by letter.

                          E. B. Lane, C. C. Protem

Dec. 25th 1859
Church of Christ at Concord

Opened door for the reception of members bro Parson John Reeves joined by letter

                          W. C. Hendry, C. C.

 
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