DOBSON, Shirley A.
Title: Word and the Music : The Story of Moncton's Central United Church and Its Methodist Roots
Publisher:  Central United Church, Moncton, 1994, ISBN:0919488641
Seller ID: 28053
DOBSON, Shirley A. The Word and the Music : The Story of Moncton's Central United Church and Its Methodist Roots. Moncton : (Central United Church), October 1994. Pp [i]-viii,-280. Illustrated. 8vo, pink cardcovers. Contents: 1. 1774-1820: In the Beginning: Methodism Comes to the Petitcodiac -- William Black and the Petitcodiac Settlers -- Help from the South -- Help from Britain. 2. 1821-1847: The Free Meeting House: Settlement at The Bend Prior to 1821 -- A Meeting House for The Bend -- A Preacher for The Bend -- What it Meant to be Methodistic -- Revival and The First Circuit Chapel -- The Vine and The Branches -- The Wheel of the Itinerancy -- The Methodists and the Arts -- A Time for Sorrow and a Time for Joy -- The First ProtestantChurch at The Bend. 3. 1848-1877: The Main Street Church: Launchings -- Se eds of Progress -- Delivering the Message -- Light in the Darkness -- Life in a Methodist Manse -- Ebb Tide, Flood Tide. 4. 1877-1914: The Wooden Church on Church Street: Let Soul Clap Hands and Sing -- The Case of the Vanishing Windows -- A Thousand Tongues to Sing -- Tongues of Fire -- Wesley and Steeves-Black Memorial Churches -- Changing Winds -- An Emerging Role for Women -- An Evolving Church and a New Manse. 5, 1915-Present: The Stone Church: Fire and War -- Building Again -- Patriotism, The Social Gospel, Evangelism and Church Membership -- The Era of Church Union -- Music and Mission -- The More We Get Together... -- Beacons of Peace in the Midst of War -- Postwar Years -- Comfortable Pews -- The Challenging Sixties -- The Seventies and Eighties. With appendix and maps. Very good. 20.00