A call was then
made for those whose circumstances were such as to permit, to go out
to preach, to present themselves. There were twenty three who
, and John W.
Clark, were ordained elders, and William J.
Levans was ordained a priest.
then closed the meeting by prayer.
branches of the church of Latter Day Saints in
Madison, Geau ga Co. O. met agreeably to
on the 12th Inst. and after being
called to order by President
Wait was appointed Clerk. The conference proceeded & organized
the two branches into one. Br.
was then ordained presiding Elder over said church. Br.
Asahael M. Hodge was ordained a Priest,
Mor gan Phelps and Albert Peas
Wait Deacon and Clerk, all by unanimous vote of the church.
Allen Wait Clerk.
At a fast
meeting held in Rochester,
Columbiana Co. Ohio, on the
28th of Oct. 1837, the official members
present organized themselves into a conference for the purpose of
ordaining some pres ent to the ministry; accordingly Elder was called to the chair, and Elder
was chosen Secretary. Mr.
and Mr. John Cooper were then
pre sented and were ordained to the office of Elders. The business
being con cluded conference adjourned, sine die.
will be held at the cen ter of of Milton, Trumbull
Co. Ohio, at the house of Mr. Milton Rogers,
commencing on Friday the 5th of
Jan nary: Public preaching will be expect ed on
Saturday and Sunday.
Stoddard, residing near that place,
gives the elders the following invita tion: “We should like very well
to have a visit from some of our
brethren if convenient—if those breth ren who were calculating to
travel in a Southeast direction, have not all left ,
this will be in their track and we should like to have them give us a
for the Messen ger and Advocate, are propably aware, that much of
their subscription is yet in the rear; the office being changed into
the hands of others, and the debts of the same pressing hard upon the
former proprietors: it there fore becomes necessary to urge mild ly the
patrons of this office, to send up their subscriptions as soon as
possible. and this will relieve those debts, and help forward the
Journal in its season. It is also necessary that those who wish to
continue on with the Journal, for them to forward their money, in order
that their names may be entered on the Journal book. The books of the
Evening and Morning Star, and Mes senger and Advocate are in the hands
, consequently those indebted for the same, (Star and
Messenger,) will please send their subscription to them.
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For the Journal.—Isaiah
Arise O Zion fair and lift thine
lofty towers towards the skies;
resplendant glory round thee spread,
thy courts and rest upon thy head.
Gentiles from the distant nations too,
thy light, and in thy temple bow;
numerous kings and princes from afar,
their crowns, and in thy glories
sons shall come in flooks as
thine alters bow, in shining crowds,
God that he doth now un fold;
treasures, as in days of old.