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May 30

Federal Street Church

1820 – William Ellery Channing organized and opened the Berry Street Conference in the vestry of the Federal Street Church in Boston. The Conference continues today as a distinguished lecture to close the Professional Days of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers’ Association on the eve of each General Assembly. Read more about William Ellery Channing.

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