N.D. Shackelford- Methodist Minister in Indiana

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N.D. Shackelford- Methodist Minister in Indiana - OCB HKTHOIMHT MlaiSJTEKBJ in AtUadlBa - -...
OCB HKTHOIMHT MlaiSJTEKBJ in AtUadlBa - - tC.fere.ee - - Bera. aharaelfara a C.p Win H.t be HetaraeC The forty eighth annual session at the North Indiana M. oonferenjeon - vened at Huntington to - day, andlbe - ing attended by Beva..a. N. fcldMdge, W. M. VanSljke, J, M. Driver, D. Shackelford and If. 0. Cooper, the pas tor of our varion Methodlat ohnnhee, and Ret. A. E. Alabin, the presiding elder, The session will ooniinue until next, Monday evening when tbe appointment will be announced by the bishop, ev. L W. Joyoe, D. 0 , who will preside over the deliberation of the oonferenos. The exeroiaeg today wars' preliminary and oonaisted of the elimination of oleaees. To - night the oonferenoe wUl bold temperanos anniversary', whloh will be addressed by Rev. Eldrldga, of thi oity, and Bsv. W. D. Farr. Tbe snbjeot of Rev. ldr(dge'a addreea will be; "The Sin of Drinking Iotoiloat - ing Liquora. " To - morrow morning the devotional ezeroise will be oonduoted by Bishop Joyoe, and the real boalnen of tbe oonferenoe will begin. There i bnt little doubt that the eon ferenoe will return to their oongrega tiona in this oity Beva. Tan Bljka, Eld ridge and Driver. Both Bev. Cooper and Shackelford retire from ministerial doty for the present at their own re quest, and their plana will be filled by new appointment. Bev. Van Elyke haa ably filled tbe pulpit at tbe Berry etaeet oburoh for two year and hi congregation are unanimous for hia return. He I an energetio snd popular pastor, a fins pulpit pulpit orator, shard worker and haa made many friend both in and ont of the ehureh ainoe be oommenoed his minis - larial labors loTUiis oily; Bev. Eldridge oame here from tbe west to take the place of Dr. Barns a pastor of tbe Wajne atreotehuroh about a year ago, - and hia people, greatly attached attached to him, will weloome his return. He ia a man of soholarly attainments, brilliant in the pulpit, and a minister whose methods in ohurob work snd matchless alcquenos make him a favorite favorite snd UHfnl wherever he goes. Bav. Driver ha been the pastor of tbe Simpson ehureh for two yean. He ia not only a wonderful ohnroh worker, bat an able and eloquent" orator, and hia Sunday aermon have always crowded tlie Simpson ehureh, whloh has added many members to ths congregation congregation sinoa lie assumed the pastorate. like Bev. Tan Slyke and Eldridge, be baa many friend in Fort Wayne and he will return to hia elerioal labors hen with a warm greeting from them. Bev. Shackelford, the pastor of the TrlnTryaroETh - lTtdomingdaJe; - wmte plaoed upon the retired list at hia own request He 1 now sixty yean of - ags and will osais his ministerial labors, en aooount of bis health, to engage in business pnrsnlta, H has been an earnest and a faithful worker and hi eongregation are glad to know that, although asvering his pastoral relations with them, be will continue to reside In the oity. Bev. 'Cooper, the pastor of the BL. Paul.ehorob, Is an ambitions, hard working, brilliant voung minister. Be hss dons grand ork for hia eongrega tion, by whom he ia beloved, snd he only asks to be releived from duty for the present that he may better fit him self for the ministry. He will return to the oity, and, after attending the Tay lor university for a while, will complete bis atndiea at some theological college! He haa a bright future before him in hia oJling and ha the "Ood speed" of many friends. s - - - - - -

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  1. The Fort Wayne Sentinel,
  2. 31 Mar 1891, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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