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Authors: Adair, Samuel Lyle
Date: January 14, 1855, through December 30, 1860
The sermon records listed the biblical text, the date, the place where the sermon was given, and the subject. Later entries also included brief remarks. Many of the sermons were given in homes so these locations provide some idea of the neighborhood. The sermon record also listed funeral sermons.
Keywords: Adair, Samuel Lyle; Congregationalists; Funerals; Lykins County, Kansas Territory (see also Miami County, Kansas); Miami County, Kansas (see also Lykins County, Kansas Territory); Osawatomie, Kansas Territory; Religion; Vital records
Printed Letter, Lewis Bodwell to Sir and Brethren
Authors: Bodwell, Lewis
Lewis Bodwell was a Congregational minister located in Topeka, Kansas Territory. He reported that his activities to organize a Congregational Church in Topeka had resulted in 24 members. Apparently, he was working under the auspices of the Home Missionary Church. He wrote that he only held one service a month in a "public hall," as it was also used by three or four other denominations. He indicated that he had preached "in the open air, in ball-rooms and bar-rooms and kitchens." He implied that there was a great need to form a permanent church to aid the congregation by having its own center of activitiy but also to take the financial burden off the Home Missionary Society. This item is undated and the years 1856 and 1860 are both written on it in pencil.
Keywords: Bodwell, Lewis; Churches; Community life; Congregational churches; Congregationalists; Missionaries; Religion; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka, Kansas Territory
Photograph, Peter McVicar
Authors: Snyder, Photographer
Peter McVicar came to Kansas in 1860 from Maine. He was the first pastor of the Topeka Congregational Church. He later served as president of Washburn College
Keywords: Congregationalists; McVicar, Peter; Photographs and Illustrations; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka, Kansas Territory