committed to historic Baptist & Reformed beliefs

 

CHURCH MANUAL

DESIGNED FOR THE USE

OF

BAPTIST CHURCHES

By J. M. PENDLETON, D.D.

 


Let all things be done decently and in order. - 1 Cor. 14:40


 

THE JUDSON PRESS
PHILADELPHIA
CHICAGO ? KANSAS CITY ? LOS ANGELES ? SEATTLE

 


Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by the
AMERICAN BAPTIST PUBLICATION SOCIETY
In the Clerk's Office of the United States District Court in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


First Printing 1867
150th thousand, 1946

 

CONTENTS

Chapter 1
Nature of a Church

Chapter 2
Officers of a Church

Chapter 3
Doctrines of a Church

Chapter 4
Ordinances of a Church

Chapter 5
The Government of a Church

Chapter 6
The Discipline of a Church

Chapter 7
Duties of a Church

 

APPENDIX

I.
Business Meetings of a Church

II.
Forms of Minutes, Letters, etc.

III.
Marriage Ceremony

IV.
Province of Associations and Councils

 
 
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