Religion: One Great Church?

U.S. Presbyterians, the country's third largest Protestant denomination, were making plans to reunite their splintered sects. In Buffalo last week, Northern Presbyterians (the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.), with 2,300,000 members, held their 161st General Assembly, elected a moderator from the South for the first time since 1834. Assemblymen hoped that Dr. Clifford E. Barbour, pastor of Knoxville's Second Presbyterian Church, might speed a merger with the 660,000 Southern Presbyterians (the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.) who have been on their own since the Civil War.

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