Yearbook of American Churches (Google eBook)

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National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America, 1918 - Sects
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Page 75 - ... an act regulating the grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen...
Page 126 - ... Resolved, The House of Bishops concurring, That a Joint Committee, consisting of seven Bishops, seven Presbyters and seven Laymen, be appointed to take under advisement the promotion by this Church of a Conference following the general method of the World Missionary Conference, to be participated in by representatives of all Christian bodies throughout the world which accept our Lord JESUS CHRIST as God and Saviour...
Page 209 - In the providence of God, the time has come when it seems fitting more fully to manifest the essential oneness of the Christian Churches of America in Jesus Christ as their Divine Lord and Saviour, and to promote the spirit of fellowship, service and cooperation among them...
Page 141 - Woman's Christian Temperance Union. The National Woman's Christian Temperance Union is an organization of Christian women banded together for the protection of the home, the abolition of the liquor traffic, and the triumph of Christ's Golden Rule in custom and in law.
Page 148 - The immediate purpose of this organization shall be to unite in one body the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States ; to establish; develop and unify such Associations ; to participate in the work of the World's Young Women's Christian Association ; to advance the physical, social, intellectual, moral and spiritual interests of young women.
Page 228 - President REV FRANK MASON NORTH Honorary Secretary REV. ELIAS B. SANFORD Recording Secretary REV. RIVINGTON D. LORD Treasurer ALFRED R. KIMBALL General Secretary REV. CHARLES S. MACFARLAND VICE-PRESIDENTS Baptist Churches, North Rev. William C. Bitting, St. Louis, Mo. National Baptist Convention Pres.
Page 136 - Work exists to facilitate discussion of the problems and methods of practical human improvement, to increase the efficiency of agencies and institutions devoted to this cause, and to disseminate information.
Page 146 - Association shall be to secure to the Indians of the United States the political and civil rights already guaranteed to them by treaty and statutes of the United States, and such as their civilization and circumstances may justify.
Page 30 - The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 14 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass.
Page 131 - ... home churches. 4. To lay an equal burden of responsibility on all students who are to remain as ministers and lay workers at home, that they may actively promote the missionary enterprise by their intelligent advocacy, by their gifts and by their prayers.

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