Folded paper giving the program of the Ordination of Lyman Rollins at Curtis Memorial Church, Concord, New Hampshire, Friday - 7:30 - Evening, November 12th, 1909. Brief genealogy of Rev. Rollins below.
Note: See an account of Rev. Rollins' life on pages 4 and 5 in the September 2016 bulletin of St. Michael's Newsletter, from St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts. Rev. Rollins served this church from 1915 to 1922, during which he also served as a chaplain in World War I and received the Croix de Guerre.
Order of Services
Prelude - Organist, Miss Alice C. Racine
Invocation - Rev. Charles S. Frost
Scriptures - Rev. Frederick L. Wiley
Offertory - Taken by the Ushers
Hymn 361 - The Choir
Sermon - Rev. Albert E. Kenyon
Hymn 363 - The Choir
Findings - Secretary of Council
Prayer of Consecration - Rev. Thomas H. Stacy, D.D.
Charge to Candidate - Rev. Allen C. Keith
Hand of fellowship - Rev. Newell A. Avery
Presentation of Certificate - President of Council
Duet - Miss Martha L. James, Mrs. Benjamin H. Rolfe
Benediction - Rev. Lyman Rollins
From online research, hopefully correct:
Reverend Lyman Rollins was born 26 April 1881 in Concord, New Hampshire, the son of Lyman Rollins and his wife Ellen Lucy (Carter) Rollins. He received his education at the New Hampton Institution, Bates College (1906), Newton Theological School (1911) and Episcopal Theological School (1912). He served as a chaplain in the 5th Massachusetts Infantry in World War I. In the early 1920s, he was serving a church in Marblehead, Massachusetts. I'm not sure if he married; he was still single in the 1930 Census.
Rev. Rollins had two brothers, Henry Louis Rollins, who became the New Hampshire State Veterinarian, and William M. Rollins, who worked for the railroad. His father died in 1892. His mother later married Alva Young of Concord, New Hampshire.
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