Religion: Home Missions

Rev. Fred Eastman, by resigning from the Home Missions Board of the Presbyterian Church and writing an article about it, has created a disturbance, the elements of which are as follows:

Most Protestant Churches collect many millions for what is called Home Missions. These are Christian enterprises which can be conducted better by a national organization than by local churches (as, for example, care of immigrants, Indians, "poor whites"). Part of the work is assistance of small parishes which cannot provide for their own spiritual nutriment.

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