Building The Goodly Fellowship Of Faith: A History of the by Frederick Quinn

By Frederick Quinn

As this severe, self sufficient heritage, which results with the ordination of 1 of the 1st ladies bishops within the kingdom, exhibits, Utah Episcopalians have had, regardless of small numbers, a remarkably eventful and demanding background, which integrated advanced family with Mormons and local americans, early event of girls and homosexuals within the ministry, and a desirable set of bishops. one of the latter have been Daniel Tuttle, a number one determine in Episcopal background; Christian socialist and Social Gospel proponent Frank Spencer Spalding; and Paul Jones, pressured to surrender as a result of his pacifism in the course of WWI.

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86 The expanding railroad community wanted a school for its children. The Church rented a former saloon for six dollars a month. A local carpenter made desks and chairs and a sheet was hung in a corner to make a vestryroom. Rough local lumber was used and during winter boards were nailed over cracks to keep out the cold. ”87 The first year in Ogden was a difficult one for the young couple. Hordes of grasshoppers devastated crops and gardens, 135 cases of smallpox were reported that summer, and many persons died from a lack of proper sewage.

Sometimes her gentle heart sank for sorrow; often it burned with hot 28 Daniel S. Tuttle indignation over what she heard and saw and knew. Her discreet sense and her untiring patience, however, always kept the way open for her to go whither she would in all the city, among Mormons and Gentiles, on her errands of good. . The work of the last month of her life she gave up to our St. Mark’s Hospital, as temporary Matron. For six months a growing tumor had been sapping her life. Night by night, as she expressed it, she was lying down by the side of death.

97 ✻ ✻ ✻ Tuttle was not content to leave St. Mark’s as Salt Lake City’s only parish. By January 1879 he held Sunday school services in a room of a house on the town’s edge. Within a few weeks the numbers stabilized at about forty persons and talk began of building a new church. Land was purchased for The Pioneer Bishop 25 $2,750, and in April 1880, ground was broken for St. Paul’s Chapel at the corner of Main Street and 400 South. The church remained there until deconsecrated on Easter Day, March 31, 1918.

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