United Church of Canada. Board of Home Missions

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United Church of Canada. Board of Home Missions

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Dates of existence

1925-1972

History

The Board of Home Missions was a national entity in The United Church of Canada, with representatives (Superintendents) in each of the conferences across Canada. At the conference level, the Board of Home Missions oversaw all aid-receiving missions and charges, coordinated an annual fund raising campaign, and organized new pastoral charges and mission fields. The emphasis in BC Conference was on Japanese and Native Indian missions, the coastal marine missions, and hospital work. The Board of Home Missions and the Home Missions Superintendents were succeeded by the Division of Mission in Canada in 1972.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised July 26, 2012

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