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The reports of committees in this volume are printed as made, and not as
The statistics of the Ministers and Churches will be found in the Year-Books.
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES OF THE UNITED STATES convened for its eighth session in Plymouth church, Minneapolis, Minn., at 10 A. M., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1892, and was called to order by Cyrus Northrop, of Minnesota, moderator of 1889.
Prayer was offered by Rev. Julian M. Sturtevant, of Illinois.
Rev. George H. Wells, pastor of the church, gave an address of welcome.
The moderator appointed the following tellers :
Rev. Samuel H. Barnum, of Vermont; Rev. Allen S. Bush, of Kansas; Rev. Henry A. Bushnell, of Illinois ; Rev. Edward B. Furbish, of New Jersey; Edward J. Goodrich, of Ohio; Rev. E. Lyman Hood, of New Mexico.
Committee on nominations. At the nomination of the moderator, the following were appointed a committee on nominations :
Rev. James G. Merrill, of Maine; Rev. Franklin S. Fitch, of New York; Rev. George E. Hall, of New Hampshire; Rev. George C. Rowe, of South Carolina ; Rev. Henry C. Simmons, of North Dakota ; Rev. William D. Williams, of California ; Charles A. Woods, of Minnesota.
Organization. Credentials were gathered from which the names of members were read by the secretary. The roll, as subsequently reported by the committee on credentials, and completed, was as follows:
DELEGATES FROM STATE AND LOCAL BODIES OF
Congregational Association. - Rev. Fountain G. Ragland, Rev. Henry S. DeForest.
Houston Conference. - Rev. Stephen E. Bassett.
ARIZONA. (See New Mexico.)
General Association. Rev. Charles (). Brown.
Congregational Association. - Rev. George E. Paddock.
Central Conference. --
Hartford Conference. —
Litchfield South Consociation. - Rev. Charles Symington, Rev. Frank A. Johnson.
Middlesex Conference. — Rev. Henry G. Marshall, Rev. Bernard Paine, Lucius R. Hazen.
Naugatuck Valley Conference. - Rev. John G. Davenport.
New London Conference. -Rev. Samuel H. Howe, Hezekiah L. Reade.
Tolland Conference. —
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Washington Conference. Rev. Charles H. Small.
General Association. Rev. Frederic S. Hayden, Rev. David Beaton, William A. Talcott.
Aurora Association. — Ralph C. Curtiss.
Central East Association.
Central West Association. - Rev. William R. Butcher, Rev. Henry A. Bushnell, Rev. Julian M. Sturtevant.
Chicago Association. Rev. Frederick A. Noble, William E. Hale, Rev. Prof. Samuel I. Curtiss, Samuel S. Rogers, Rev. Marcus W. Montgomery, Edward D. Redington, Rev. Quincy L. Dowd.
Elgin Association. Rev. Charles A. Blanchard.
Fox River Association. Rev. Warren F. Day, Rev. Charles C. Warner.
Quincy Association. — Rev. Samuel H. Dana, Rev. William Burgess.
Rockford Association. Rev. Walter M. Barrows, Rev. Albert W. Safford.
Rock River Association.
Southern Association. Rev. Dana Sherrill, Rev. Frank B. Hines.
Springfield Association. Rev. John B. Fairbank, Lemuel Parsons.
Central Association. - Rev. John H. Crum, Rev. Edward D. Curtis.
Central Association. Rev. Francis J. Douglass, Rev. Palmer Litts.
Council Blu.ffs Association. Rev. Edwin S. Hill, Rev. John M. Turner, Charles F. Crose, Alfred D. French.
Davenport Association. – Rev. Andrew W. Archibald, Rev. Frank T. Lee.
Denmark Association. – Rev. Osgood W. Rogers.
Dubuque Association. - Rev. Gurney M. Orvis, Rev. Ariel A. Baker, Thomas E. Booth.
German Association. Rev. Moritz E. Eversz.