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Charles Hatch Sears

Church official

Charles Hatch Sears, American church official. member board directors, New York Federation Churchs since 1908; member Japan Church Survey Layman’s Foreign Mission Inquiry, 1930-1931; member research committee Welfare Council; member executive committee Federal Council of Churches; Member American Sociological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Sears, Charles Hatch was born on November 21, 1870 in Preble, New York, United States. Son of Henry and Mary (Hatch) Sears.

Education

Graduate Colgate Academy, 1894. Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1898, Doctor of Divinity, 1918. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1900.

Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1901.

Career

Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1901. Assistant pastor Judson Memorial Church, New York, 1901-1904. Founder and co-pastor Creston Avenue Church, 1903-1907.

Executive officer New York Baptist City Society since 1904, now general secretary. General secretary Baptist Church Extension Society since 1918. Treasurer American Bible Union.

Member board directors, New York Federation Churchs since 1908. Member Japan Church Survey Layman’s Foreign Mission Inquiry, 1930-1931. Member research committee Welfare Council.

Member executive committee Federal Council of Churches. Recording secretary Federal Council Churches since 1938. Trustee Colgate University, Colgate-Rochester Division School.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Redemption of the City, 1911. Life of Edward Judson, 1917. The Crowded Ways, 1929.City Man, 1936

Membership

Member board directors, New York Federation Churchs since 1908. Member Japan Church Survey Layman’s Foreign Mission Inquiry, 1930-1931. Member research committee Welfare Council.

Member executive committee Federal Council of Churches. Member American Sociological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon. Clubs: Clergy, Quill, Union League (New York).

Connections

Married Jeannette F, Allen, September 7, 1899 (died April.; married second, Miss Minnie Vera Sandberg, July 1933. Children: Miriam Jeannette, Raymond (adopted).

father:
Henry Sears

mother:
Mary (Hatch) Sears

spouse:
Jeannette F

spouse:
Miss Minnie Vera Sandberg

child:
Raymond Sears (adopted)

child:
Miriam Jeannette Sears