Building The Goodly Fellowship Of Faith: A History of the by Frederick Quinn

By Frederick Quinn

As this serious, self sufficient historical past, which ends up with the ordination of 1 of the 1st ladies bishops within the country, exhibits, Utah Episcopalians have had, regardless of small numbers, a remarkably eventful and critical historical past, which incorporated complicated family members with Mormons and local american citizens, early adventure of girls and homosexuals within the ministry, and a desirable set of bishops. one of the latter have been Daniel Tuttle, a number one determine in Episcopal heritage; Christian socialist and Social Gospel proponent Frank Spencer Spalding; and Paul Jones, pressured to surrender due to his pacifism in the course of WWI.

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They asked Gillogly to start services in Plain City, which he did in the town’s public school house on September 3, 1876. 88 By April 1877 a total of $2,295 had been raised to buy land and erect a small church and schoolhouse attended by sixty Sunday school and forty-five day students. Plain City was launched, and continued a tenuous existence for many years. The building was sold in 1956, since the church had not been 22 Daniel S. Tuttle used for services for several years, and the structure became a community center.

Originally Young favored only a rudimentary education for young Mormons, limited to basic literacy, to which was added animal husbandry, commerce, and bookkeeping. Utah’s public education system was a scattering of elementary schools run from LDS wards. Young did not want Gentiles teaching his young people. A vote on a public school system was defeated four to one in 1874, and it was not until 1890 that the Collett bill was passed, creating a public school system. 55 Tuttle kept his eye on the prize.

She was overseer of the homes of the “pensioners” of our Charity Fund. She was the judicious distributor of the contents of our “Clothing-Room,” provided from the boxes and barrels kindly sent us from the East. She was a constant visitor among the poor and the families on her carefully-prepared list numbered hundreds. She became known for good over the entire city, and not a few of the sad polygamous women came to her for sympathy and counsel. Sometimes her gentle heart sank for sorrow; often it burned with hot 28 Daniel S.

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