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rer the Preebytertan Banner and Advocate.
St. Augustin, East Florida.
Slow sinks the lovely setting sun,
In Southern skies its race to run;
Thou glorious orb of living light,
Precursor of the star-lit night.
Sweet Florida, of thee I'll sing,
My meed of praise I herewith bring;
Land of the flow'rets sweet and fair,
Thou'rt decked with all that'stright and rare.
Of all thy rivers flowing on,
NonnitivelYtoore than mild St. John;
Rioit - orange groves bedeck thy shore,
And , chr thy waves sweet. odors poiik
A dearer spot than all the rest,
st. Augustine, I like thee best ;
Thy lofty arches, erumblingnralls,
Sad . ninon of thine ancient hdllo.
Either t h e elek-worn traveler!! 'etude,
And oft'oloulf thy watere,roati';':
Saviour, dear Saviodi, make' Gad:thine,
Around theirTathway everahine.,
Jfarph, 26,1868,, - , .
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delpkbef New To, Ili* may be ;letat-out
Cheatiante lip wart afJokipta
Tan Citiondi oit Gon ;es 'as Essential Element of
the gospel;-'and ilea, Structure and 'Foist'
Cons lberwit' -A .Blecourse in Four Parts:
By Wee. Eit*C.Reliesda,, ''Professtir of Chum*
Government, and Fulcra' 'Tlieelogy; lb' the
TheoiogioalASetninaly at Banville,lCy.
an Appendlk,•:den,bileiiig 'the more Important
Symbeli Church iliiverninent,
historically -arranged -and:illustrated, . Phil
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We have betieferlionie time on the lOok out 'for
this work, but have not leisure to:examine-it
since its. appearene/e.'-. ' ; . The interest attached" . to '
the sentiments' Robinson has' declined,
since he ceased to be a teacher of our candidates
for the'ininietryr but the sithjeci itself is, iMport.
ant. The additions'freifthii "SyMbols," are
a treasure; and' the! book should be purchased
and read.. It may te tad at rr .b. , 'll4'
Smithfield direct, Pittsburgh
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We are Indebted tb,filesers. Hunt 4k , Miner for
a copy of this work,misde up of striking thoughts.
and passages, taken'dotin`from the extemporane
ous discourse!! of the popularauthor,-by:a yoang
lady, and intended at first simply tor the benefit
of some distant, Moeda. These< extracts'contain '
important clothed in a very attractive
garb. , Many of the illustratiensure striking and
original;- while in not a few; some of the bright.'
eat sparkling-of iheir'*author;il peculiaritiesh - of
mind, are evident , This book she* most clear'.
ly the poWsi accompanying Vie use of
,by the public speaker Themechaw.
bud execution•is .worthy the eminent publishing
house from which 4, copula.
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Written and , publieht3d z for : the inetraction and
encotiragetnentrotthe - triende;- cf. Temperance
thratighoiit - t4elinited - States. , 'By Me John
AD”-P,direi s i)o fiearclti/TY
American Temperance Union.
This is a pamphlet of some tiielity4hrie'pages,
well witittin;Vonitkiiiht4 l ittipiiiiiiiin . formatietret
the pOlit;eoi',l4 . ##)iiiiiiitiiiietiiivoicement,f
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For the Presbytiiri:n Banner and Advocate.
Reformed Presbytery Of Pittsburgb. ,
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The Reformed PreebyteTy of Pittsburgh met in
the 'FirSt Refomd e Presbyterian church of this
city, .011 ,W,etkiesday,
,the 7th inst.,'and was con
stitnteti With prayearby. the .Rev. A. M. Stewart,
theltitiderilter'foirthe past rear.
inOtien; the; levi A. W. Black, D. D., was
chosen Moderator for the present year, and the
Rets b fkeargel4ctt woe Iret elected Clerk.
Papers having been caliktfor, Rev: Geo. Scott
presented a communication from the Ohlo.Presby
teryliiirelitienTiothe establishment of a weekly ,
newspaper, to be published in Pittsburgh, Xenia,
or Chicago. 'lt - was referred to a special Commit.
tee,-of. which , Dr:•Guthrie was Chairman. The
Consmittee reioorted favor of the establishment
of the perioditial.;, ricsiiiiniended Pittsburgh as
the place of public:stint:4'6nd Dr. Bleak as editor.
Proceeded to•the &Ninon of delegates to the next
meeting of General. Synod; to" be held in Eden,
Illinois, on the 27th day of May next. Where.
upon the following persons were elected: Minis
tert4=Rev. Drs. Guthrie:Black, and Douglsew.and-
MiWi. G. R. MeMillfm,A. M. Stewart, and John
Nett ;with Revs. John McMillan and George
Scott, general alternates. Elders—Meesre. Thos.
Smy t h, John Stevenson, I. N. Ewer, A. Harsbaw,
A. Anderson, A. Barr, and James Waddle.
The subject - of union with the Reformed
Chirches*as then taken up. There did not seem
to be any diversity% of opinion among the mem
bers as to the desirableness and importance of finch
an union ; and on motion of Rev. George Scott,
the whole subject of union with the different
Presbyterian Chnrchee, whether by confederation
or 'otherwise, was unanimously recommended •to
the serious and prayerful consideration of Synod.
Rev. G. R. McMillan presented,a'nall from the
united congregations of Ebenezer and Harrisville,
Butler County, on Mr. 1 F. HilWilei t ilkSztie their
pastor, which was sustained as sArEnlatiOneitiiii
,and ordered to be presented-10-40:' Hill, at
an adjourned Meeting of Preebytery'a beheld in
Eden, 111., during the sessions of Synod'.
Rev. Dr: Douglas- having expreeseda desire to
visit Europe airing the,enkrilog Suminer, leave of
absence was granted by neclimation,;the Presby-'
tery voltititarilf 'adrift 44- supply his pulpit as'
much. as required. "-- . ,
The Committee afpninteii to prepares Preeby:
terial Report for l'Aipotrat,Synoti,• er4o 'lnstructed
to make suitable mention o the peafltieligiotiir
aAkening in the, churehesp- • • • . .-
Viabytery then sitikitthie, 'With - Ale: usual
formalities, to meet in FaiAevilistiviii(ollll%;
onth,e,firet Wednesday of October ,, at..lo4'&o4 . ,
A. AL and be Operied:witiV • lone '
John Douglas, D.D.
For the Preebyterian Banner and Advocate.
Presbyterian Church of Senecaville, Ohio.
ITS PAST HISTORY, 'PRESENT CONDITION,
About the year 1813, this church was or
ganized by Rev. James Smith, by order of the
Presbytery of Lancaster; a Presbytery out
of which have since been constituted the
Presbyteries of Zanesville and Hocking. •
The organizatioutook place in a small log
building, on the banks of one of the numer
ous tributaries -of Wills' Creek, full three
miles from the present site of the village of
Senecaville. The members were then few
in number and poor in means, but united,
energetic, and determined. Epeoting no
succor from Missionary Boards, or Church
,Extension , Committees, •they reposed their
titbit in God, and:pressed onward. They were
mostly from Pennsylvania, where they had
left.pleasant homes and prosperous churches.
They came < < to the then wild West, ex
peeing : hardships which they met with
Christian. fortitude. They • prayed, they
la'bered, they hoped ; heaven phieesing rested
on them, and.. soon , they ; saw- the wild lands
ar4sind. , thehr smile it their touch, • and the
lone wildertiesi blOseetti 410 'the rose.
• •In a few years it became apparent to .all,
that it would be the , part of true wisdom to
clings the iite of tlie church , to,the
thit watrthen in a lighly flourishing 'condi
tion; and atletigth.thie was :done.For a
time they worshipped tin an old log structure
tink stood near , the!, principal street of the
town. This becoming too Auaint,and strait
"fer them, ti the, Lutherans and they tesolved
to „erect, jointly, a brickliiirding, dig'
sniiutiba of the - place;lsiiiteirto their' wants;
each to occupy Am alternate Sabbaths.
Unwise as such a move ,would now be for
any two denomingions,.yet e — t case,i
was follow& binoepecial4nConrenteitce ,
trouble to either. party; an 4 for more than, a
quarter, of, a century they worshipped thus
conjointly; without the slightest' irifrihie 2
ment of , each others' rights. and privilegesi.
raid whini;the' tithe 'Veniel'that'they 'must •
part, they separated with iearful regrets on:
the part of both:
In the course of time, this church became
- Unfortunately, - when-it -
was iritatreatest strength-irpnimberi -two
strong Arminians were inducted into the
Session.- 'Being then of some means and ad-; •
dress, they did-the church much harm.
Some 2 . Cumberland besbyte r ians (talkie
this way and'preaohed.-
. These elders ; with
other members, were please& The
dio.tutissirineilds doctrine was espoused-z--
;ilie golden mean foundthe philosopher's
stone had at kit been diecoiered,' the; talis--
mantc touch Of `which Was to , turn a deluded
Methodist, or a, fossilized" Presbyterian, into
a> true Christie,
Agitation; , confusioniNexation, and finally
seism arose. An'announcornent was' made
fromlb'e'pulpit to a full lioiise;,on the, Sab
bath,- that the congregation , would convene
on a Certain day, .when_a vote would ~be
takert_whether the, church would remain in
connexion 'With the Old BohooliPresbytert ,
ans, or .E„Oover• to the Onnberlande• When
the day s:An:it, irioSt of, those friendly to, and
•all the prime , movers of, the new measures,
Were present, :and; but few,if any, of the,
other party.- The vote was taken, and Cum
Records, wPre taken, and Old Schooliam was
said to be defunct. The Presbytery . of
Zanesville : heard of it, and mourned. A
fprmiliet of disorganization 'was about to
pass thia body; when Eldir Win. Robinson,
of the chnich'of Washington, who was well
acquainted with the state , of things in , Sene
`Ca' arnse and objected;,,saying, that
;there were a' few in that church who had,
by no--means,. consented to the late illegal'
divisive PrbeeduiP of oiityl - •.atid
movedAhat a committee be, appointed to.in
trestigate the 'Whole matter, ab saris. Tins
Trod:'Willson, of Pleasant Hill;
was Ohnirman - of this , Coniiiiiitie;
when ha:cione tosenecav lle, found ' , matters
about irrhad'been represented by Mr. Rob
inson ;•=that is, that the church was
ly dead, but dying Presbyterzthought
this report ead enough, for :they reposed
gieat confidence in this hrotherli judenent.
Tbe „minority, rallied.' The church' . of
Washinktottlook ;them under its ;wing for a
:.number of Yeara. . '
But if men left us, Gnd did not • Each
eiodus seemed rather to purify thari cripple
`us. 'Three' years ago, We had jivat
men3belnytheruf , now walleye ninety. And
:in this church os'the Wkiter has had reason
to know;) there are many
ug, zealous Cliristians,, 06 be found - in
'any church 'in our land, of:the same si,ze.
This willhe apparent to the - reader, when he
is informed:thaw this little band 'Ordtieinies,
*wheir"tlfetriniiilielled but a few over thirti,
resolved that they would erect a new house
of worship, to cost as least one littndred "dol
lars per member. •
AbintiAtvo,years •:igoithis house.Was-com
menceAPhot" on the' Old site, but on Main
Street, in the very, centre of the 'town, on
one ,pf the most eligible, convenient;" and
beautiful lots in the place. A %onerous
young ntin donated ""the' let. ,".Theliouse
pow finished, nicety farnialied„and-will soon
be paid for.. It - was dedicated on Friday,'
Marbh 19th; 1858. The sernfon Wad preach
ed by Dr.' Willson—he who - had‘heen de
puted by his Presbytery a number of years
ago to 'preach a funeral' ` before there was a
i .deathl - His text- was, 4 ' The Lord is in his
'holy temple;, let all :the earth - keep silence
before : 20. 'twee as char
acteristic of the Man, es appropriate to ,the.
occasion. it was heard, attentively by one
of the largest and most audi
ences ever convened, in this community.
The dedlicatery prayer was offered by the
pastor. - The ehurch is said' : to be the' neat
est,' best built; and most - handsome edifice
of the kind, in the county. It will seat four
hundred persons comfortably :
During the dedicatory services, the singing
was exceedinily fine; as good, I - think, as I,
everheard any where. The choir of,Waiih
ington :rid with the choir of Seneeaville, on`•
-ithe occasion, while the Whole congregation
'united in, this delightful exercise.
But, test of all, God was .with us, and
greatly, revived us. We had preaching fur,
some days. Twenty four were added to the
church—twenty•two on examination. Fif
teen of these - were heads of. families, and
stand, among -the; first in the town and coin
, Tenuity for morality, intelligence, and wealth.
Nine adults were baptized: Blessed tie God,
he has dope 'wonderful things for us here,
whereof we are glad; done it, tho, in the
-midst' of iiinfent and' uncompromising oppo:.
to both Old School Presbyteriandoe
trine: and politi. Edongh hen been 'said
`Rn4.ttrke others who - may now - be similarly
situated, ''nut' to - despond, but to hope and
r.Ward dusting in • and looking to •
the God of andhe'willhless : •
Dear reader, I ask you, to join With us in
,lhnnkagiving to God, for the - din-rat:at of his
vintigiodslgraceiin our ehurnli at& . neeivillee
Its paitailisftity 'Wen' (iiie' - 9f.'tri6nla4on.,
idtre belghinous, i ittyMY:
14,4oipgrn, which • is . good, -we must
take oars that we ao it in a right - manner,
that'dfli good may not to evil epetkin,cifi-"'-
AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
THE PRESBYTERIAN BANNER AND ADVOCATE.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate
Of the Presbytery of Saltsburg to the Churches un
der their care, adopted April 7th, 1868, at their
Session at Bethel
DEAR BRETHREN is true that a great and
glorious work of God is in progress around us.
The cheering intelligence meets us from every
direction, that the Great Redeemer has come forth
in his glory to build up Zion. His stately step.
piugs are made manifest in the crowded city and
the sparsely settled, country, and multitudes of
every rank, and condition, are pressing into his
kingdom, and in some places he is so wonderfully
turning the captivity' of Zion that we are like
them that dream:
And it is deplorably true that' in the midst of
this powerful and widely extended movement,
the churches and people within our bounds are
comparatively-unmoved; there is a remarkable
uniformity in the reports on the state of religion ,
that have curie np from , our ' dongregations..
Some; it is true, are more enconiagingthan,pth- ,
era: Yet with very few exceptions all agree in
this, that no special—manifestations of Divine
Power have appeared in their midst. But still it
is abundantly evident frail thetie same reports,
that He whose , ; absence we deptore,,is standing
and knocking %our door, and " Awake,
thou thatoiteepest, arise from the dead and Christ
shall give thee light."
And it is :moreoirer certainly true, that such
apathy and indifference; dat any time, but cape
Melly at a time lite this, carry with them a fear:
fut t resPonsibility. The Plain intinliretation''of
their import is, "Depart from . tuVvrt desirn not
the knii . iviedge:,'Of ;thy wayri,"'ind:there is" great
danger: of wearying out his grace, go' that he,
shall notonly grant.UB no.more 9f his encourag
ing communications; hnt witlidrawdrom us what
we` have: Can .we expect :that; our ;Laedieean
'oflittketVaininess can...do , otherwise t than
draw. down upon us the Laodicean malediction?
In viernriliii 'state'Orldettirdeteßreth - renr
"is it not "high timd to awake out, of sleep."
The crisis is terrible, and.we might tolie alarmed,
and we ought with heartfeltzinipdrinnity to dry
to Heaven for help.
We suggest, in view of this crisis,
let. ThatAver i y,Aembs . of all our.congrpga i
tions take up promptly and inieritigate i lkeretigh!..
ly; the, nte of ; religion in his own sop f,, an, that
this investigation be solemnly;entered upon
the spirit of the prayer, "§earch Me, 0' Lord;
and know my, heart, • try me and, knoir ,my
thoughts„and see if there be any winked way in
Me, and : lead mean the •way everlasting." •
2d. That all the truly praying people amongst
us concentrate their hearts with all the intensity
of "the effectual ferient prayer that evaileth
much," in this petition prepared for them hY'the"
Holy Spirit for just such times SS this, " aLord
revive thy work," and that in connexion with,this
petition they give, diligent attention to the 're
moval of all stumbling blocks and all occasion` of
3d. That the elders of all our churches use
their earnest efforts to have a prayer.meeting es
4blislied and- maintained in every district within
their respective bonnds where it• is: practicable:
4th. That all our Church Sessions meet, each
in the place of, its - own appointment, on the last
Friday of April, at two o'clock P. M., for the
purpose of simultaneous prayer, that God would
pour out hisSPirit - over all'our bothidi; So'tbat the
" wilderuisi end the solitary places •may be glad;
and the desert. rejoice and blossom as the rote:"•
bth. That the first Wednesday of May be ob
set.v.ed by all our churches, as a day of special
prayer-for ; the same object. .
6th. That it would be ,of advantage if our
ministers could, by twos 'or threes, hold meetings
in our congregations for the purpose of stirring
. up the tninds'of the people, awl invoking 'the
blessing of Heaven ; but we" make no 'definite'
A proposabas to this; we leave it to the, brethren
themselves and their Sel3*ollB,_ to, make such ar
rangements, if they deem expedient, to do so.
• 7th. that meetings to proinote the spirit of re=
vival lie held 'in union with ministers and inem=:
hers of other Evangelical churches, where they
are practicable, and provided the efforts put forth
_by them are Scriptural,are in, the opinion of
adapted to do good; but we leave it
To each Session to determine for itself the expe
diency of co-operating therein in any and every
given ease. Gs°. MOITON, Moderator.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate.
The Presbytery of Huntingdon met on 18th
inst., at Perryville. The opening sermon was
preached, by the retiring Moderator, Rev. George
Elliott, There was a, pretty full attendance of
!the members. The Rev D. D. Clarke witicliosen
Moderator' for' the 'ensuing.; yeari; and Rev. J.
..bloore, Recording Clerk.
A pleasant spirit of harmony prevailed.during
all the sessions. The business was done with a
dispatch' creditable to the'Preeiding '0E106:
The Narratives of Religion, and Statistical Re
ports from the churches, were alike. interesting
end encouraging. Not a few of our churches en-.
, joyed sign'a seasons of reviving and enlargement,
the past Winter. Among thsm might . be ; men- .
tioned,,,,Hollidayeburg, Williamsburg, Altoona,
Huntingdon, tower Tuscarora, Little VaVeY, MO;
yeytown, and Newton Hamilton.
Rei. John M. Galloway, of Presbyte ry of Sten
benville, was received into the Presb,ytery, and
accepteit a call from the phurch of Clearfield.
The church of, Milroy obtained leave to prose
cute . a call before the Presbytery of Carlisle, for
the ministerial services of Rev. J. W. White.
Several pastoral 'relationships were dissolved,
viz.: Rev. George Elliott resigned the charge of
Alexandria;- Rev. B. E. Collins, of Moshannon
and Morris ; Rev. Thomie Stevenson, of Pine
•Grove;'Rev. T. P. Boers, of Little Valley, and
ftev:'A.`Jardine;" of Middle Tuscarora.
• Rev. Mr. McKee, designated to Bayfield, Wis
consin, in the Lake Superior region. was recom
mended to our cliurehes for their benevolent aid
in church preotiotr, in that needy field. ,
The valuable services of Rev. Dr: A. P. Rapper
have been secured for part of What was forMerly
our itinerant missionary field, viz., .Tyrone City,• .
Birriiingliair, &a., to which lie devotes the half of
,his time.. The remaining portion of his time is
'engaged by several•of our flourishing ohurchea,
for pastoral aid in communion seasons, protracted
meetings, &e. This arrangeMent has the double
advantage of preventing tioublesome exchanges,
and securing' reliable' aid- in • time , of need. - It
would be a valuable relief to pastors, as well as
.advantageous to the congregations. if this Presid
ing Eldership could be secured for all our church
es. Much of a pastor's time is lost to"the con
gregations by having to return assistance three
and four times a year, especially where there are
two or three churches under one charge.
Order was taken by the Presbytery for the more
efficient aid of the General Assembly's fund for
aged and infirm ministers' and their families. It
is but justice to the old soldier, who has fought
faithfully under the banner of the Church, that
ample provision be made for the decrepitude and
infirmities of age, and for'the destitute families or
those who made not a gain of the Gospel while
they labored to promote the temporal and spirit
ual welfare of the Church, that, they be not left
to the cold and unfeeling charities of the world.
Rev. Dr. and Re:r. Mr. Floyd, are one
Commissionerieto the 'General Assembly.
After a very pleasant session among the•kind
and hospitable people of Perryville, the Presby
tery adjourned, to meet at Tyrone City on the
third Tuesday of June, at 10 o'clock.
For the Prosbytoriao loaner and Adoootto.
Presbytery , of lowa.
The Preabytery of lowa met in Mt. Pleasant,
April 6, 1858. Rev. C. P. Jennings was dis-!
missed to join the Sangamon Presbytery, and
Rev. D. V. Smock, to join the Presbytery of Des
Moines. Alfred W. Haines, a licentiate of the
Presbytery of Ohio, was received, and a Call pre
sentedlor his pastoral labors, by the church of
Rev. Timothy Stearns and Elder Denise Den.
ise, were appointed Commissioners to the General
The following Minutes were adopted: .
Wnsasss, Presbytery has learned that the
_church of Mt. Pleasant bee released their politer,
Rev. T. Stearns, from labor for the next ax .
m o nths, in`vieW" of his co'htinued ill health, still
continuing his salary; therefore, • .
Resolved, That Presbytery express their cor
dial commendation of the. kind and oonsideratC
treatment of their pastor by this church. ;• .• .
WHEIZAS;• OurGenerer• Assembly has adopt“
a system that renders paid•agenoies-unnecessary ; .
Resolved, That it be enjoined upon the Sessions
of our 6hurches to sustain this action of the As
sembly, and act as their own agents, •both re
speeting our own Boards- and other schemes of
genera - ltbentifideae l .•••
Rev. T. M. Oviatt aelred`thatlihi•pastoral re
lationtolbet•Second church in Burlington be dis
oohed. •This request will be considered at an
adjourned meeting, to be held in the first ohnich
in Bilrlington; the' third Tuesday iii 'June, at 7/'
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate.
Presbytery of Erie.
The Presbytery in session at Edinboro', Pa., on
the 14th of April, 1858, adopted the following
papers in reh4iou to brethren deceased :
The Presbytery of Erie has been called to
mourn the death of its oldest, and one of its most
valuable members. With peculiar force may we,
join in the plaintive wail of the old prophet,
"Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets,
do they live forever ?" The last link has been
sundered that bound us, as a Presbytery, with
the stirring scenes of 1837-8, and we are left, a
band of young men, to , battle for the truth and
The Rey; Hobert Glenn was born in . Mercer
County, Pa., Oti 241 of March, 1802. It is
believed that his deepest convictions and most
triumphant hopes were received" finder the minis
tration of Rev. Samuel Tait, laterof.Mereer, Pa.
His academical, education was acquired, at Jeffer-.
sort College, <and his. thealogieal at the Western
Theological Seminary. He was emphatically a
child of thepresbyteryof Erie, being born within
its boundaries, : licensed and ordained by it, all
hisMinisteriai l labort3 Were confined to its field,
tind within hi boands,his sleeping dust awaits the
*taster's call to rise again.,..
• didr. Glenn was , licensed to preach the Gospel
on the 2d day, l of Yebruary,' 1831,and ordained
September 12th, 1832,,aepaator of ,the °hitches
of :Mill Creek and - Amity: He afterwards labored
as a stated -supply for several• years at Sandy
Lake ; and is.. June, .1850; having relinqUished
Amity and L ettnay Lake, lie was installed as pester.
of §ognr Creek for one-half of his time, contin 7
lung to labor : at Mill C'reek'the remainder; baying
labored among, the latter,.charge fur twenty
.fivelyears. His death took place at his residence'
-.near Utica ' Pa., on the 6th - day — of September,
1857, in the fifty-sixth year his age.
'Brother. Glenn' 11118' a laborious and ~ rnost faith
ifultpastrir. Hawas'eonstant in season and out of
season,and literally worehimself out in preaching
the Gospel. If: he.did notiexcel in the.•power , of
logic or in-that.intense grappling- of-mind with
great subjects,- that 'exhibits peculiar powers of
intelleo4be could relate - the simple story of the
cross with,most persuasive earnestness and ufic
-And-like' Jacob • of old, he bad peculiar
power in wrestling with the Angel of the; Cove
nant. As a man he was .uniformly meek and
hinible, diffident of his own, judgment and abili.
ties, yet firm in his adherence to principle
'and conseience! As a Christian hir was simple'
and childlikaln his pietY, shrinking from any
alresion le his'own' attainments; - yet' most evi
dently-bearing.about with him the glow of ardent
leve to God and the souls of men.
• ' TheAtitbonits of such a Mau-were, of course,
peaceful.; °Whewthe deep waters Were approath
ing his'footateps; a ministerial brother inquired if
he felt that he was upon this Rock. He replied,
" Yes,' but:ati . a poor, guilty"sinner,"with no hope
but in' t , precious, atoning blood:" He looked
across the dark valley, not with the presumption
of the sentimentalist, Or the feigned:calmness of
the , philosopher,' but with the honest, humble faith
of the believer in Jesus. His name is no longer
on our roll, but is;" deUbt 4 not, transferred to
the long liit of those who have andllave
entered into .rest.
Again, death has been m our'mt st, and his
stroke has fallen-Intel:Cone:of our younger.breth
ren. The Rev. 'Wm. McCullough departed this
life, Feb. Ist, 1858, in the 84th year of his age.
He wastorn in the neighborhoOd of Mercer, Pa.,
'on the:lsth day of October, 1824;, graduated at.
Jefferson College in 1848, and pursued his Theo
logical studies at the. Western Theological Sem
inary. He was lioensed to preach the Gospel by
:the Presbytery of Erie, on the 15th day of Sept.,
1852, and ordained . as an-Evangeliat, by the same
Presbyteryi on, the ;7th day of September, ,1853.
After his ordination, Mr. McCullough labored for
some time at Sault Ste. Marie, at the foot Lake
,SUPerior, virhere he wasinstrumental in gathering
together and organizing a church, hut was obliged
to'return on account dill health. • He afterwards
strplied several of our vacant churches with
much' acceptance, although the state of his health
precluded the idea of a permanent settle'ment:
Throughout his entire preparatory studies, our
brother wasoubject to ill health, whichyaralysed
his energies, affililletiiint oftentimes witli` deep
discouragement. In spirit, he was eminently peace
ful and quiet ; in Perional!faith, strong, althouglt
his heart Was 'often very sad, as she looked' out
upon the fields white for the harvest, without the
physical strength to enter upon the work. But
the will and the heart to labor was accepted by the
Mastek,'and he has•been called to the rest and the
reivard, ',where the heart is never sad, and where
, ithe inhabitant shall no more say, am sick.' "
S. J M. EATON S. C.
Vor the Presbyterian Danner and' Advocate
Presbytery .of ClaTion.
Mn. EDITOR :—As the past Winter. has, been
one of more than usual interest with us, it was
thought thatyour readers:would , be glad to see a
brief statement of the. Lord's doings in this region.
Aecordingly.our Presbytery directedthe Commit
tee on the Narrative, to request its pnblicationiw
the Banner and Adeocate, as calculated to advance
the glory of God and encourage the: hearts of his
people. *TAXES MONTGOMERY '
• " Chairman of, the - Committee. •
The following is the paper referred t 0...
NARRATIVE . OF RELIGION.
The Presbytery of Clarion, in, presenting to•the
Genetal Assembly the. Annual narratiire .of the
State of Religion within their bounds, would state
that they are but filo in number. We have had
only siren ministers to labor;during the past Win
ter, and twenty four, churches to supply.
, Notte of our ministers have less than two
churches under their care,
and some of them
more: 'Resides which, we have many vacancies to
supply. Some of these churches, it is true,• are
very,small,,but not on ; that - ,account to bey left
wholly without the means of grace. it - required,
therefore a great amount 'of ,labor to meet: the
wants of that portion of tlN'Tield committed to
- List Summer and Fiq, some of our brethren
seemed to be deerily affected in view of the low
state of vital piety within our 'bounds, and' the
necessity of a revival of religion. Accordingly a
Motion was adopted by our Presbytery last Fall
for special religious services in all our chnrches,'
the vacant as welras those supplied'with the stated
means Of , grace , ; the brethren to go and labor two
But feir of our meinberi were able , `to' attend
the meeting of the Convention of the four 6nods
in Pittsburgh, to consult in relation to a revival
of religion ; but the excellent Pastoral Letter of
that Convention, was read in our, churches, and
its reCommendations Carried out as far as proud:
The`'' spirit of grace and of, Supplications "
was poured out in a` rimarkable manitel.'ttpon
some of our churches, before the time came for
holding the special services appointed by our
Vresbytery. These special services were deeply
•and intensely interesting in nearly all our church
es ; but, perhaps, not more so than others which
have been held since that time.
Our pastors; and 'oar peciiile Were' greatly
(reeked and` evi a, and`not a few added unto
the Church of such as we 'trust shill be saved.
We wish here to r record our gratitude to God,
as a Presbytery, for the measure ofhealthle has
vouchsafed to us during the past season; and for
enabling us to perform an amount of labor far
beyond anything we ever , expected to be'able to
do in the same length' of time:
In preaching to our respective charges—in as
sisting one another, and in supplying vacancies..
we have preached on an average, probably as
much as one 'sermon for each day, for ;four months
pasi. Nor have cuir labota been in vain'in the
"The Lord hath dOne - great thinge for us,
whereof we are glad." Aid we deem it due to
the glory of God to record here what he has done
for some of our churches.
To the pastoral charge of Rev. J. Montgomery,
there have been added, during -the past Winter,
114 persons on professiontor tWeir faith ; to that
of Rev. D„ M'Cay . , ;66 ; to that of Rev.-William '
.McMichael, 45 ; to that of Rev. P. Cummins,
88 ; to that of Rev. J. Wray, 11; to that of Rev.
J. Mateer, 99 ; And to that of Rev. J. MeKean,
21. These arelthe , only eiturches under our care
supplied - vtith the statedineens of grace.
The - f -Mowing vacant churches'have also . been
refreshed. To Bethesda there. have been added
82 ; to Mill Creek 18, thus:doubling the member.%
.ship of , this little church ; to Emlonton 14, and
to other vacant churches 16; making in all, over
500 members added during the last Winter, on
profession - of - their-faith ;'and during - the whole
year nearly 600. The increase of the past year
is equal to more than one fourth - of our former
There is still much interest in some of our con
gregations, which we hope may result in the con
version and addition of still others to our churches.
In these special services, no new measures were
employed. The means used were earnest and im
.portinate prayer; familylvisitation by pastors and
Alder% :04? latter, in overal of our ompregationeit
ENV. ROBERT GLENN
REV. WILLIAM' M'CULLOTIGIT
going two and two • conference with inquirers,
and the diligent and faithful preaching of the doe.
trines of grace.
Our meetings were deeply and intensely inter
esting; but they were all characterized by that
order and quiet which become the house , and the
worship of God.
If it were not for extending this brief narrative
beyond due bounds, we could give many instances
of deep and thrilling interest, in connexion with
the times of precious refreshing through which we
have passed ; but we must forbear.
It is hardly necessary to remark, after what has
been said, that there is a greatly increased inter
eat on the subject of religion in all our bounds.
There has been, notwithstanding the pecuniary
embarrassment, about the usual amount contrib
uted' by our people to the Boards of the Church.
Peace and heranmy characterize our churches;
and our members generally are " walking in the
fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of, the Holy
~For the great things which the Lord hath done
for as, whereof we are glad, we desire to ascribe
all the glory to the Triune. Jehovah; and with our
inthost sculls say, "Not unto us, 0 Lord, not unto
ue, but unto thy name give glory; for thy mercy
and for thy truth's sake."
For the Presbyterian Fanner and Advocate.
Presbytery of-NeW Brunswick.
Ihe Presbytery of New Brunswick ha's Just
closed its SPring meeting. It was held ab Pen
ningteu;'N. J. The sessiOnS *ere 'opened with' a
sermon by Rev. Samuel M. Hamill, the Modera
tor, from 1. Cor.•iii ; 9; " Yeare God's
The,prtiacher sPoke of-the foundatim: on which
the building' 'rested ; the . material: of which it was
compoied ; the builders engaged in 'erecting it ;
and the - de'sign•o'f the building. 'He inferred
the responsibilities' of the ministry,' and the -im
portance; permanency and security of the Church
The afternoon , was spent in examinations 'of
candidates for the work 'of the Ministry; Mr. J.
Addison Henry, son of the late Dr. Symmes
Henry, .was taken tinder the care of Presbytery.
Messrs. Cole, Caffrey, M'Conanchy, J. Patterson,
and R. IL Davis completed their examinations
and trial pieces, and were licensed" to preach the
Gospel. Davis,Rev. 3. B. vof .Titnsville, 'N. 3., *as
elected 'Moderator. for the ensuing 'six months,
and Messrs. A. D. White and P. De Venve, Clerks.
Theiree 'conversation on the state of religion, ,
Occupied the evening and part of the following
day. 'Dna was interspersed' with singing and
prayer- These 'exercises Were de.eplyinteresting.
The tidings that came up from the different
chorales 'Were . of the most cheering . character.
There was scarcely a Church in which there bad
not been more or less evidence of the 'presence
and power of the Spirit of the Lord. In many
of 'thenOarge accessions have been made to the
nuntber of the professed • fdlowers of Christ.
The aggregate number of additions to the
chinches under the care of the Presbytery, was
nearly five hundred dering the year.
'A number of ' most interestingeases of convey
Lion were stated. Many of the speakers, as they
gave in their 'statements, were deeply affected.
A large part of the numerous audience were
Moved to tears: We have seldom known a more
solemn and impressive meeting of a Presbytery,
than this. One-of-the oldestopastors in the body
remarked-that never had. attended kmore de
lightful Meeting' 'of the Pregbyte6e'et New
Brunswick. This charming - 'state of things
•seemed to bwthedirect result 'of faithful preach
ing of the Word. pastoral -visitation,:and a gen
eral spirit , of prayer ; but above all, the presence
of the Holy Ghost. May iti long: continue -and
spread, and the number of converts be veatly.
.The provision made for dining:the Presbytery
was abundant and elegant. They all' dined to
gether inn large' room at the Female Seminary.
This 'arrangement, made by the kindness and
hospitality of the ladies of the congregation,
greatly' promoted the convenience of Presbytery.
The' church-and congregation at Pennington
have been blessed with a .delightful, work of
grace during the past Winter. There were added
- upwards of sixty persons to their connnunioni'
greatly.to . the joy-and encouragement of their la
borious and excellent pastor. W.
iror di) Pitititiiteifaifilarineetittiewairckite;'
Presbytery of Newcastle.
At the latnSessions, held at Zion, Maryland, the
following, among other proceedings, werehad;
Two candidates for the ministry were added to
our list. Mr. Wm. D. Mackey was licensed to
preach the Gospel. The pastoral relation between
the Rev. S.R.,Wynkoop and the First Presbyterian,
church of Wilmington, was dissolved, and the
Presbytery adjourned;"to'nieet in that churn!' on
the Bedell& Tuesday' :of May. next, at 11 o'clock
A Committee was appointed,,by request,,,to,visit
the borough of North East, and organize a church
there, if the way'be ciear. The congregation "of
Doe Rau presented a 'call for the Rev, John W.
Martin,' of the Presbytery of-New-Lisbon, but the.
call not being ; regular, and the way not being-yet
fully prepared, it was deferred for the present.
Supplies *ere appointed to preach at the Ches
ter County 'Alms House, one Sabbath' afternoon
each month, for the next six months. The name
of the church of Cerise* was changed to Evangas
The attention of our paitors and churches was
earnestly called to the wants of the Fund for the
relief ot disabled ministers, and the widows and
children of deceased ministers, and speedy callec.
dons' for that find were urged.-
A letteewas received and read, from one of our
members, the, Rev., S. R. Gayley, a tnissionary
China, which , the Moderator was appointed to
A 'reqUest being made by the Session of -the
Lewes congregation, that this; Presbytery would
concur with : them in au overture to the Assembly
for the re organization of the Presbytery of Lewes,
Resolved, That our Commissioners be instructed
to ask the Assembly to set off all the phurches of
our connexion, in the Peninsula, not already in
our bounds, to our Presbytery, with auview to
some future and better arrangement=of Presbyte
ries in all:this region.
The following paper, wasladopted,, With . a re
quest that it he read by all our pastors from their
pulpits, and that' they should preach, at least.
once; a year, on the Subject to which , it refers:
Wiinanas, great changes have taken place in
the views of the world on the subject of Temper- . ,
ante ;. and whereas, the use of spirituous, vinous,
and malt liquors, as a beverage, is uniformly at
tended with injurious effects, demoralizing and
ruinous to soul, body, and estate ptherefore,
Resolved, That ; this Presbytery most urgently
aid splemnly calls the attention of the churches
under our care to this subject, and recommends
total abstinence, as a beverage; from all that in
toxicates, to all persons-connected with us, and.
especially all communicants ; and requires Ses
sions to be watchful and prompt in exercising a
wise and. Scriptural discipline, in order' thatlhe
churches suffer no damage from the prevalence of
the horrid evils resulting from the cause above
The next stated meeting will be held at New,
London, Pa. R.P.D.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate.
Presbitery of Carlisle.
This Presbytery met at Greencastle, Pa., , on
the 13th ult., at three o'clock P. M., and was
opened iirith . a 'sermon by the Rev. W. B. Craig,
from 2. Tim. iv :2; “Preach the Word." The
Rev. W. W. Ens was chosen Moderator, and the
Rev. W. B. Craig, Temporary Clerk.
The Rev. George. Morris, and the Rev. E. Em
erson were chosen Commissioners to the General
Assembly. The Rev. J. Lyon was dismissed to
the Presbytery of St. Louis.
Presbytery dissolved the pastoral relation ,
isting between the Rev. J. W. White and the
church of Middletown; also declared the pulpit
Mr. Symington was licensed to preach the Gos
pel, and Mr. Lambert T. Pine was received from
the Presbytery _of ,Philadelphia as a licentiate,
fin d a call from, the (Antral of ,Cluirobersburg put
into his hands, of which he signified his accept
The Rev. J. S. Warner, of Big Spring Presby
tery, Associate Reformed, was received •on ex.
aroinatfori, and a call Placeld in 'his hand's teem
the, churches of Great Conewago and Lower
Marsh Creek, of which he• signified his accept
The church of Ilagerstovni having made•out
call for -the pastoral labors of the Rev. Mr.
Brown, of Chicago, it was, for the present, re:
tamed Itc the hands• of Presbytery.
The following: preamble and resolutions rela
tive to the American Bible Society, were adopted:
Wassees, The, publication of an amended ver
sion•of the English Bible, by the American Bible
Sodiety; has given rise to an agitation, and die
cussionAsltodts authority so to do., Aid,
Whereas, After a full discussion, Of the goes
aim, that Society has recently decided to recede
from its amended version and to return to its
original Edition; therefore, '
"'Resolved, That the Presbytery of Carlisle cor
dially of the final decision of the Amer
ican Bible Society, believing it to be eminently
wise and proper, and calculated" to restore the
confidence of our people to that time-honoied in
Reaolved, That we hereby commend the Ameri
can-Bible Society to the affection. the liberality and
the prayers of the people of God as represented
by this Presbytery.
Dickinson was selected as the place for the
next stated meeting, to' convene at 7 o'clock P.
M., on the Ist Tuesday of October. Mr. War
ner-or Mr. J. 11. Clark was appointed to preach
the opening sermon ; and Mr. Vanwyck a sermon
on the morning of the second day, of meeting.
The adjourned meeting of Presbytery,lor the
examination of candidates, and transacting other
important businesS, will be held in- Chambers:
burg, on Tuesday, the 18th of May, 'at 11}
o'clock A. M. ' _
Waynesboro'.—Mr. McCachran,. Fourth Sab-'
bath in April. Mr. Kennedy, Second Sabbath•in
May ; and administer the Communion. Dr. Har
per, First Sabbath in June. Dr. Creigh, First
Sabbath in July. Mr. Davis. First Sabbath in
August. Mr. Emerson, Fifth Sabbath in August.
Mr. J. Clark, Fourth Sabbath in September.
W. B.' Camo, 'TemporateClerk.
For thePreabyterien•HAAnetteed Advocate.
Presbytery of Richland.
This Presbytery 'met at Fredericktown on the,
IBth inst. 'i , The attendance was good, particular
ly on the part of the eldership.
They transacted the usual amount of business
in such a way as made it''..goed to be therti."
Rev. John M. Faris was dismissed to unite with
the Prest4tery' of Chicago.
The pastoral' relation was dissolved between
Rev. 8; K. Hughes and the church of Chester,
Messrs. George Graham and J. T—Fredericks,
licentiates under our care, were disinietied; -the
foimer to the Presbytery of Marion, the latter to
that of Washington. • •
The Rev. J. E. Marquis gave. back the calls
from the churches of Bhelly and Ontario.
Mr. D. D. Green was licensed as a probationer
to 'the Gospel ministry. Mr. S - G. Dunlap was
taken under the care of Presbytery as' a candi
date for licensure.-
The Rev. John Burns, minister, and J. B. Win
terringer, Ruling Elder, were appointed Commis
sioners to the next General Assembly; and the
Rev S. K. Hughes,' minister, and Abraham
Brown; Ruling Elder, were appointed their al
The Presbytery adopted ,the following resolet
tirns in reference to the death of Bro. Isaac N.
Shannon, a member of this body :
Resolved, That we rejoice in the'sustaining and
comforting grace of "God,' which appeared so con
spicuous in giving him the victory in the last
Resolved, That while we lament the removal of
a brother so well qualified for 'tmefulness:,we
wish humbly to mbmitto the will of God in'this
bereavement, and be more. impressed with the
shortness of the time of our service in the Church
These resolutions were prefaced by a statement
of facts in reference to the deceased, similar n to
jth'ose already published.
The following instructions to our Commission
ers to the, neat General Assembly, were unani
mously ,adopted _
" That our- Commissioners to the General Ae
semblY be instructed td adhere to the previous
testimonies of our Church" on the subject of
Slavery; and :to oppose any measures .designed
directly or indirectly, to favor. the progrese of the
slave interests, , such as the reception of the
Southern Synod of the New School, or other
The Rev. James Anderson accepted, the.,call
from the church of. Lexington, arid the Reis. X:
P. Caldwell and Ale.xander Scott, were'appointed
to install him on the' 3d Friday of May; at 1
o'clock P. M. The former to preach the,seimon,
and the latter to !deliver the charges.
Presbytery, adjourned lo meet in Lexington on,
the -second Tuesday of September' next, at 7
o'clock P. M. J. P. Catiivrmr.; C.'
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