Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.)

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Dates:
Active 1730
Active 1979

Biographical notes:

Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane" and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church. Mixed files of correspondence and collected resources on social and religious movements. Resource topics include: abortion; adoption; alcoholism; capital punishment; draft resistance; housing and hunger; mental health; and population control. Files also reflect congregational operations issues, including adult education; bible studies; physical plant; congregational organizations; day care; service preparations; fund-raising; investments; membership; religious education; and the congregation's relationship with the Unitarian Universalist Association.

From the description of Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 599860931

Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane " and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church.

From the guide to the Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane" and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church.

From the description of Records, 1730-1979 (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368335



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Subjects:

  • Unitarian churches
  • Unitarian Universalist churches
  • Sunday schools

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Places:

  • Massachusetts--Boston (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)