Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches

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National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America, 1920 - Christian sects

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Related Subjects: Sects -- United States.

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Page 146 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 172 - 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 159 - Its purpose, as denned at the time of its appointment, was "to consider the state of religion as revealed or affected by the war, with special reference to the duty and opportunity of the churches, and to prepare these findings for submission to the churches.
Page 149 - ... 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 163 - 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 159 - National Committee on the Churches and the Moral Aims of the War...
Page 175 - 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 152 - ... 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.
Page 161 - Our object is to defend and preserve the Lord's Day as a day of rest and worship, and to enunciate and urge one day of rest in seven for all the toiling masses.
Page 49 - Roumanian Orthodox Church. Russian Orthodox Church. Serbian Orthodox Church. Syrian Orthodox Church. EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION General Conference, quadrennial; next session first Thursday in October, 1923.

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