Jackson Sun 23 Octo 1947

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Jackson Sun 23 Octo 1947 - Presbytery Of West Tennessee Leaders Tell Of...
Presbytery Of West Tennessee Leaders Tell Of Progress HUMBOLDT, Tenn., Oct 23. In a meeting Wednesday of the standing committee chairmen, key ministers and laymen of the Presbytery of West Tennessee, the Rev. M. E. Mansell of Rockwood. Tenn., executive secretary of the Presbyterian synod of the MidSouth, told the group from 25 churches that "the Presbyterian Church, U. S. A., is on the march." In his subject "The New Life Movement" he cited the goal to add 1,000,000 new members to the church by 1950. which calls for bringing in one member for every three members of the Presbyterian Church. Dr. Lee J. Ferry of Chicago, recently loaned to the Restoration Fund Committee by the Board of Foreign Missions in Philadelphia, followed the Rev. Mr. Mansell. He spoke on the restoration fund. Dr. Ferry told the leaders that the restoration fund goal of $27,000,000 to be Daid in by Dec. 1, 1947, had $23,000,000 reported already. This fund is for the restoration of the missionary property around the world. , During 1948 a foreign mission fund goal of $17,000,000 to send and support new missionaries on the fields aroound the world, has been set for the Church member-shio of the Nation. Dr. Theron Alexander, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Humboldt, presided over the meeting. Training has veterans in coming number office to of

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  1. The Jackson Sun,
  2. 23 Oct 1947, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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  • Jackson Sun 23 Octo 1947

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