Born: Ap­ril 7, 1870, Lis­bon, New York.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 27, 1936, New­ton Cen­tre, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Stocking at­tend­ed Am­herst (AB 1895), then taught in Law­rence­ville, New Jer­sey (1895-1898). He re­ceived his BD de­gree from Yale in 1901, and was or­dained as a Con­gre­ga­tion­al min­is­ter. He went on to stu­dy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ber­lin (1902-1903), then pas­tored at Church of the Re­deem­er, New Ha­ven, Con­nec­ti­cut; First Church, Bel­lows Falls, Ver­mont (1903-1905); Cent­ral Church, New­ton­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (1905-1914); First Church, Wash­ing­ton, DC (1914-1915); Union Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church, Up­per Mont­clair, New Jer­sey (1915-1927); Pil­grim Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church, St. Lou­is, Mis­sou­ri (1927-1935); and Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church, New­ton Centre, Mass­a­chu­setts (1935-1936). He al­so served as a trust­ee of Ober­lin Coll­ege, the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Con­fer­ence of Mis­souri, and the Con­gre­ga­tion­al An­nu­i­ty Fund, and as mod­er­a­tor of the Na­tion­al Coun­cil of Con­gre­ga­tion­al Christ­ian Church­es (1934-1935). His works in­clude:



  1. O Mas­ter Workman of the Race

If you know Stock­ing’s bur­i­al place