The Hooknorton Association 1766

On Monday Evening, the Messengers being met, some Time was improved in Prayer; the Letters from the Churches read; their Contents particularly considered; Minutes taken for the Circular Letter; and Brother [Benjamin] Whitmore desired to draw it up. [Hooknorton 1728-1804]
The public Meeting, on Tuesday, was opened by Brother [John] MacGowan; [Scotsman, 1726-1780 moved in this year from Bridgnorth to Devonshire Square, London]. Brother [Thomas] Skinner [d 1782 Alcester] preached from Phil. i. 6. Brother Beddome prayed; Brother James Butterworth [d 1794?? Bromsgrove] preached from Rom. XV. 10. and Brother [Philip] jones [d 1771 Upton] concluded in Prayer.
Added this Year to the several Churches 29.
Loft by Death 3
Excluded 20.
The next Association to be at Worcester, to meet on Tuesday Evening in the Whitsun-Week; Messrs. Beddome and [John] Ash [c 1724-1779 Pershore] to preach; in Case of Failure, Brother ;Benjamin] Whitmore.
Put up at the Unicorn in Broad-Street.

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