Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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  • Historical Introduction
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change only grow brighter and brighter eternally.  He persisted in these things and would not receive  the teachings of the council, nor give heed to the  faith of the , therefore the conference lifted  their hands against him. Conference closed and  after public meeting and breaking bread among  the saints, the next day 5 persons were &  ad[d]ed to the church. Public meeting closed on  Monday forenoon after haveing a good season and  much liberty in teaching.——

29 June 1835 • Monday

Our next was held in West Lo[ugh]borough  Upper Canada June 29.th Six of the counsellors were  were absent (viz) ,  , and .—
presided in council, The business  of necessity was done by common consent of the  a majority of the not being present.
Twenty Five members compose the church  in this place, We found them uninformeed in the  principles of the , not haveing  had an opportunity for instruction, being under another  government and aside from the general course  of the travelling : But we endeavored to instruct  them faithfully in the knowledge of God. Bros.  Henry & Jacob Wood who had been suspended for  some time, were privilegeed with a re-hearing, it  was decided, however, that they should loose their  standing in the church, consequently the conference  lifted their hands against them. Elder Frederick M  Van Leuven was chosen as the presideing elder in  this . A number were during  our stay and we left them all rejoiceing in the  light of truth: and thence we passed through  a dreary uncultivated region to meet our breth[r]en  at the next conference in [p. 15]
change only grow brighter and brighter eternally. He persisted in these things and would not receive the teachings of the council, nor give heed to the faith of the , therefore the conference lifted their hands against him. Conference closed and after public meeting and breaking bread among the saints, the next day 5 persons were & added to the church. Public meeting closed on Monday forenoon after haveing a good season and much liberty in teaching.——

29 June 1835 • Monday

Our next was held in West Loughborough Upper Canada June 29.th Six of the counsellors were absent (viz) , , and .—
presided in council, The business of necessity was done by common consent of the a majority of the not being present.
Twenty Five members compose the church in this place, We found them uninformeed in the principles of the , not haveing had an opportunity for instruction, being under another government and aside from the general course of the travelling : But we endeavored to instruct them faithfully in the knowledge of God. Bros. Henry & Jacob Wood who had been suspended for some time, were privilegeed with a re-hearing, it was decided, however, that they should loose their standing in the church, consequently the conference lifted their hands against them. Elder Frederick M Van Leuven was chosen as the presideing elder in this . A number were during our stay and we left them all rejoiceing in the light of truth: and thence we passed through a dreary uncultivated region to meet our brethren at the next conference in [p. 15]
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