Hernando Synod

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

1845 - 1871

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1845 - Formed from Mississippi Synod
McDonald, Ripley, Oxford, and Helena Presbyteries

On motion, Resolved, That the Mississippi Synod be divided and a new Synod formed, to be called by the name of Hernando Synod, and to be composed of the following Presbyteries, to wit: Ripley, McDonald, Oxford, and Helena; that its first meeting be held at Pleasant Hill, Desoto County, Mississippi, on Thursday before the third Sabbath in October, 1845, and that the Rev. William Vannoy be the first Moderator and in case that he be absent, then Rev. Andrew Henson.
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1845, pages 183-184]

1871 - United with Mississippi Synod, taking name Mississippi Synod

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