Sabbatarianism appeared within the bounds of the association at an early date and Seventh-day Baptist churches were formed (1705 onward).
For several years most of the settlers were Seventh-Day Baptists, and in 1812 they organized a church here.
On the west slope of Pine Hill is Alfred University (co-educational), which embraces a college (non-sectarian), an academy (non-sectarian) and a theological seminary (Seventh-Day Baptist).
13), we are not prepared to deny that the institution of a seventh-day Sabbath was an ancient pre-exilian tradition.
We therefore hold that the law of the seventh-day Sabbath goes back to the Mosaic age.