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Monthly Covenant Meeting Minutes, 1848-1888 [series]:
Contains minutes of monthly covenant, quarterly church and occasional special meetings which deal with church membership, discipline, pastorship and finance. At the front of the volume before the meeting minutes is a membership list (5 p.) indicating how members came into and left the church. Revivals, which occurred almost every winter during February - April are not indicated. Items of note follow: (Note: April 1846 - May 1848 is missing.)

 
June 6, 1848
Anti-Odd-Fellow resolution.

 
July 1850
Bro. excluded for denying the immortality of the soul.

 
September 13, 1856
Voted to buy the Marion Collegiate Institute for $5,000.

 
February 7 1857
Trustees elected normall reported in Item 1.

 
December 1861
Elder George Balcona labors with the church.

 
May 1, 1864
A Dutch Reformed pastor, M.V., is baptised with members of his congregation, and licensed to preach.

 
September 3, 1864
A council is called to consider organizing M.V.

 
September 1865
The church adopts the "American Baptist Publication Society Covenant . "

 
October 6, 1866
Eleven members including M.V. , are set off as "The Holland Branch of the Baptist Church in Marion."

 
February 29, 1868
For the first time women are appointed to serve in the church.

 
June 5, 1869
M.V. suspended for violation of the 7th commandment. A sister also expelled for the same reason.

 
September 11, 1869
M.V. defrocked and expelled.

 
August 6, 1870
Plans to take a collection for Rochester University.

 
August 4, 1877
Rules of order adopted.

 
end of volume
Several lists of members indicating date of baptism or letter, date restored, dismissed, excluded, dropped or died, one for 1880.

 
end of volume
An agreement between the church and Alonzo G. Potter to have Potter donate an organ to the church in memory of his parents, former deacons of the church.

 
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A list of members and amounts of money.

 
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Minutes of a meeting held on January l6, 1888.

 
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More names and amounts.