1756 The Moravians begin construction of a palisade around their community of Bethabara to protect themselves during the French and Indian War.
1785 Salem’s Elders Conference frets, "In the congregation a spirit has become evident which seeks to have American freedom. This should be taken up in Congregation Council and thoroughly investigated, so that so dangerous a thing may be put away from us."
1877 PEC resolves, “if possible, to secure Br. Edw. Rondthaler as pastor of the Salem congregation.” Br. Rondthaler will be pastor of Salem Congregation for more than 50 years until his death in 1931, and he will be president of PEC, leading the Southern Province, for 39 years.
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