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October 11, 1782: Fourteenth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

October 11, 1782: Fourteenth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American Christianity, Congressional Spiritual Proclamations, October Articles

October 11, 1782 Congress issues thanksgiving proclamation In 1776, America’s Continental Congress began to issue two spiritual proclamations a year until near the end of the War of Independence. Since November 1777 when Henry Laurens was President, Congress had issued a fall thanksgiving proclamation calling the states to remember their spiritual “duty” to offer...Read more... Read more...

Carter Braxton

Carter Braxton

American Christianity, Christian Calendar, Christian History, October Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

October 10, 1797 Death of Signer, Carter Braxton Carter Braxton (September 10, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a planter, and a representative of...Read more... Read more...

John Hancock

John Hancock

American Christianity, Christian Calendar, Christian History, October Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

October 8, 1793 Death of Signer, John Hancock John Hancock (January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793) was a merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution and was the son and grandson of Christian...Read more... Read more...

Thomas Stone

Thomas Stone

American Christianity, Christian Calendar, Christian History, October Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

October 5, 1787 Death of Signer, Thomas Stone Thomas Stone (1743 – October 5, 1787) was an American planter who signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a delegate for Maryland. He later worked on the committee that formed the Articles of Confederation in 1777. He acted as President of Congress for a short time in...Read more... Read more...

Christianity and the First Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation

Christianity and the First Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation

American Christianity, Christian Calendar, Christian History, Christian Living, October Articles

Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Our organization remains committed to this purpose through the faithful giving of our friends and ministry family.  If you can help us...Read more... Read more...

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"This Congress, therefore, considering the present critical, alarming and calamitous state of these colonies, do earnestly recommend that Thursday, the 20th day of July next, be observed, by the inhabitants of all the English colonies on this continent, as a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer... "
– Congressional Prayer Proclamation
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October 1780: Congress Offers Thanksgiving for Divine Providence

October 1780: Congress Offers Thanksgiving for Divine Providence

American Christianity | Congressional Spiritual Proclamations | October Articles

At the end of 1780, the endurance of American revolutionary forces had been severely tested by British military might. So dire waRead more…

William Paca

William Paca

American Christianity | Christian Calendar | Christian History | October Articles | Signers of Declaration of Independence

William Paca (October 31, 1740 – October 23, 1799) was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a represenRead more…

Lyman Hall

Lyman Hall

American Christianity | Christian Calendar | Christian History | October Articles | Signers of Declaration of Independence

Hall (April 12, 1724 – October 19, 1790), physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of IRead more…

October 1783: Seventh Congressional Day of Thanksgiving

October 1783: Seventh Congressional Day of Thanksgiving

American Christianity | Congressional Spiritual Proclamations | October Articles

From June 1775 to August 1784, the Continental Congress issued sixteen spiritual proclamations, calling all Thirteen States to faRead more…

William Hooper

William Hooper

American Christianity | Christian Calendar | Christian History | October Articles | Signers of Declaration of Independence

William Hooper (June 28, 1742 – October 14, 1790) was an American lawyer, physician, politician, and a member of the Continental Read more…

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