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The Beginning of the Presbyterian Church in Manti

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title The Beginning of the Presbyterian Church in Manti
Description in the nearby field?? Was the beautiful Blue Willow china husband? Was this precious China used only on rare occasions when General Authorities came for Quarterly Conference? If these rare treasures from the past could talk, what stories they could tell! THE BEGINNING OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN MANTI Sonja Towne Manti, Utah Non-Professional Division Although Manti was set'Ja.i 'v ' ^i-mon pioneers, religious freedom was kept sacred, and ot ¦ t'igions flourished in For the Presbyterians it all tarted when Reverend D. J. McMillan and Reverand Robert G. Heir--. ¦ came to Manti on the 20th of April in the year of 1873. On that very day twelve of the inhabitants of Manti presented ^^selves for admission to church membership in the Presbyterian hurch. The Presbyterian Church of Manti was foriii*?^ on the fol 1 owing Sabbath day. For this occasion, and until their church building was completed, the members of the Presbyterian Church of Manti met in the hall of E. V. Fox 8 Company in Manti. Mr. Fox and his faniily seemed to have been some of the earl iest Presbyterian Church members in the area. Very soon the members rea1ized that it wouId toe of great advantage to have their own building and to meet in and hold day school in, and around the beginning of the next year an effort was made to acquire funds towards this end. A subscription paper pledging funds was circulated among the Non-Mormons in the community. Seven or eight hundred dollars was said to have been pledoed, but the subscription pa per got lost. And some of the subscribers expected the building to be erected to be used for dances, political meetings and -96-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323709
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323709