Pastor, 1st Congregational Church, Bennington, Vermont, 1819-1825. Ordained pastor by Troy Presbytery, 1820. Secretary United Missionary Society of New York, 1825-1826, correspondent secretary, 1826-1837.
Editor Home Missionary and Pastor’s Journal, 1828-1836. Sided with New School in schism of Presbyterian Church. A founder Union Theological Seminary, 1836, director, 1836-1842, financial agent, professor extraordinary homiletics, pastoral theology and church government, 1842-1844.
Editor American Biblical Repository, 1838-1841. Founder, editor American Eclectic, 1841-1842. Pastor 1st Congressional Church, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1844-1857.
Trustee Williams College, 1845-1869. Editor American Journal of Edition and College Review, 1856-1869. Author: Sprinkling the Only Mode of Baptism and the Scripture Warrant for Infant Baptism, 1848.
Life and Time, a Birthday Memorial of Seventy Years, 1866.
Married Harriet Hinckley Hatch, October 25, 1819, 7 children.