New England Conference (US)

The name of two former units of church organization, the first, existing from 1870 to 1903, and the second from 1923 to 1926. The first comprised the territory of the present Southern New England Conference (Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island) plus New Hampshire (which is now in the Northern New England Conference); about 1873 it extended farther south and for a time (until 1889) included New York City, Long Island, and New Jersey. For the list of presidents in the New England Conference, see Southern New England Conference . In 1903 the conference was split, with New Hampshire and Massachusetts becoming the Central New England Conference and Connecticut and Rhode Island comprising the Southern New England Conference. The second was the result of the merger in 1923 of the Norther...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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