|Collection||RG0701 Federated Church (Aurora, Neb.)|
|Object Name||Church records|
|Extent of Description||7 reels of microfilm|
|Title||Records of the 1st Congregational Church, the 1st Presbyterian Church, and the Federated Church, all of Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska.|
|Dates of Creation||1872-1978|
|Year Range from||1872|
|Year Range to||1978|
|Level of description||Fonds/Coll|
|Scope & Content||
This collection consists of 7 microfilm reels of microfilm arranged in 4 subgroups: 1) Church Histories, 1872-1972; 2) Records of the 1st Congregational Church of Aurora, 1872-1949; 3) Records of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora, 1873-1947; and 4) Records of the Federated Church of Aurora, Nebraska, 1925-1978.
This collection provides histories and records of the 1st Congregational Church, the 1st Presbyterian Church, and the Federated Church, all of Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska.
Subgroup 1 covers Church Histories of the 1st Congregational Church, 1872-1926, and the 1st Presbyterian Church, 1872-1972, both of Aurora, Nebraska. The Article of Agreement, 1925, and the Article of Incorporation, 1929, for the Federated Church, are also included.
Subgroup 2 contains Records of the 1st Congregational Church of Aurora, 1872-1949. Record books contain minutes of the Council and the Board of Trustees and Church Membership Registers. Records of the Congregational Ladies Aid Society, 1893-1928, the Young Peoples Society of Christian Endeavor, 1896-1936, and other organizations are provided. Three issues of ìThe Gleaner,î 1897, are also included.
Records of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora, 1873-1947, comprise Subgroup 3. Record books contain session minutes, 1878-1926, annual meeting reports, 1898-1928, church registers, 1874-1906, record of pledges, 1926-1929, and certificates of reception and dismissal. Also included are records of the Presbyterian Ladies Aid Society, 1902-1925, Young Peopleís Christian Endeavor, 1911-1917, and Womanís Missionary Society, 1920-1935.
Subgroup 4 contains Records of the Federated Church of Aurora, Nebraska, 1925-1978. Record books contain session minutes, church registers, 1925-1978, baptismal records, 1942-1963, dismissal and reception records, 1942-1958, membership certificates, 1950-1963, church directories, 1963-1971, and reports or annual meetings and the church organization. Minutes of the Church Council and the Trustees, 1925-1978, the Womanís Association Records, 1925-1953, and the Evening Circle Records, 1939-1956, are also included.
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