Material relating to the activities of the Monthly Conference of Ministers consisting of printed rules, correspondence, receipts, printed leaflets and detailed minutes of their regular meetings.
Ministerial Monthly Meetings ('The Brotherhood')
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- ReferenceGB 133 UCC/5/3
- Dates of Creation1892-1956
- Physical Description38 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Monthly Conference of Ministers (sometimes referred to as 'The Prophets' and 'The Brotherhood') was a regular gathering of ministers in Manchester. It was a small select group (some rules stipulate no more than 15) to which membership was by invite only. The heart of the meetings usually revolved around a formal address followed by a discussion. The Conference was constituted on a formal basis with rules about who could join, the format of meetings, cost of membership etc.