In the Name of God, the father of our Lord Jesus Christ : Amen!
The Undersigned, being the Wardens of the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, now worshipping in St George's Church, at Williamsburg, County of Dundas, Province of Upper Canada, and the Members of said Congregation, having become acquainted with the Reverend Mr Hermanus Hayunga, who has preached among us, during the year past, & who has exhibited to us Satisfactory Testimonials of his having prepared himself for the Work of the Ministry at a Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, and who has also produced to us his letter of License, granted him by the Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of the State of New York and adjacent Parts, and we, being desirous of having a stated Minister of the Gospel, belonging to the Evangelical Lutheran Church among us, have agreed, and by these presents do agree to call the said Reverend Mr Hermanus Hayunga, as our Minister and Pastor.
We expect that he will preach Eighteen times yearly and every year, the Gospel of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ (agreeable to the Confession of Augsburgh & as the same is now adopted and interpreted by the most
approved Divines of our Church); that he will baptise, instruct and confirm our Children; that he will administer to the Congregation the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper; that he will visit the Sick and perform all other Ministerial acts which a faithful Minister of the Gospel, according to the established usage of our Evangelical Lutheran Churches, ought to perform, And for all which services, We, the Undersigned, the Wardens and Members of the Congregation aforesaid - promise to pay unto the aforesaid Minister the Reverend Hermanus Hayunga the just and Lawful Sum of Twenty Seven Pounds Hallifax Currency - and Fourty Bushels of Wheat and Thirty Bushels of Oats - Yearly and every year so long as he shall be our Pastor.
And it is hereby understood that this Call is intended to be for the Term of Two Years from this date. It is likewise expressly agreed upon by the Parties aforesaid that Funeral Sermons & Marriages are not included in the above Services - but, that the Members who call on the said Minister for their performance will compensate him as follows : for every Funeral Sermon Two Dollars - & Marriage Two Dollars.
Williamsburg first day of September. 1827. -
John Augustin [Schwardfager?]
Wheat 40 Bushels
Oats 30 Bushels