Ernest Mitchell Bryant

Cumberland Presbyterian Minister

Presbyterian Minister after 1906.

1881 - 1970


1902
E. M. Bryant, Flat Creek, Tennessee
Candidate
E. M. Bryant came before the committee [Committee on Examination] and conversed with the same in reference to his conversion and internal call to the ministry. After careful and prayerful consideration we recommend that he be received as a probationer under your care.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, October 3-4, 1902, pages 4, 14]

1903
E. M. Bryant, Flat Creek, Tennessee
Candidate absent from meeting.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 24-26, 1903, pages 1, 2 ]

1903
E. M. Bryant
Candidate Present
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, October 2, 1903, page 1]

1904
E. M. Bryant
Candidate Present
Candidates, E. M. Bryant & C. V. Brown were before the committee [Committee on Examination] & were examined on the confession of faith & on theology, & we note with pleasure some progress on the part of both. We recommend that E. M. Bryant be licensed to preach the Gospel, & that the moderator proceed to confer this right upon him immediately after the adoption of this report.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 22-23, 1904, pages 28, 32, 33]

1904
E. M. Bryant pastor of Cottage Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Pleasant Grove, Tennessee
Cowan Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Cowan, Tennessee
[Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1904, page 123a]

1904
E. M. Bryant
Licentiate Present
Your Committee on Examination hereby report that Licentiate E. M.Bryant has been before the committee & was examined on the confession of faith & theology. We recommend that the discourses prepared be received as parts of trial, also that E. M. Bryant give special attention to church history & theology for the next six months and also that he exercise his gifts in preaching as much as possible.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 23-24, 1904, pages 46, 53]

1905
E. M. Bryant
Licentiate Present
Report of the Committee on Examination and Conference. There was before us Licentiate E. M. Bryant. We recommend that E. M. Bryant be ordained to the full work of the Gospel ministry. The ordination service to be held at 7:30 oclock on Sat. evening. That Rev. J. M. Webb preach the sermon & the mod. preside & give the charge.
Ordination Service. I accordance with the report of the committee on examination, Rev. J. M. Webb preached the sermon preparatory to the ordination of Licentiates of E. M. Bryant & J. C. Orr. Following the moderator proceeded to require of these Brethren the usual ordination vows contained in the Confession of Faith of the C.P. Church. They having answered these questions in a satisfactory manner to the Pres. the Pres. then proceeded to set apart Bros. E. M. Bryant & J. C. Orr to the full work of the Gospel ministry by the laying of hands & a prayer of consecration which was led by Rev. G. H. Hagan of Fayetteville, Tenn. After this the moderator, Rev. T. M. Hendricks delivered the charge.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 21-22, 1905, pages 64, 73, 80]

1905
E. M. Bryant pastor of Cowan Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Cowan, Tennessee
[Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1905, page 104a]

1905
E. M. Bryant
Minister absent due to sickness.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, October 6-7, 1905, page 85]

1906
E. M. Bryant
Minister Present
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, April 4, 1906, page 105]

1906
E. M. Bryant pastor of Cowan Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Cowan, Tennessee
[Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1906, page 95a]

1906
E. M. Bryant chose to go into the union with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.
[Minutes of the Elk Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 28, 1906, page 114]

 

1970
Name: E. M. Bryant
Occupation: HR
Presbytery: Nashville
Place of Death: Ormond Beach, FL
Date of Death: Jan. 22
Age: 88
[Minutes of the General Assembly of The United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. Part III, January 1-December 31, 1970, page 405]


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