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Community Renewal Society records, 1881-1978.

Identifier: RG5061
Overview Incorporated on December 31, 1882, the Chicago City Missionary Society (CCMS) was created to promote religion and morality through Congregational Churches in Chicago and its vicinity. The Society was established to tackle questions surrounding the influx of European immigrants to Chicago in the late 19th century. The Community Renewal Society records document the history of the organization, originally known as the Chicago City Missionary Society, including management, finances, mission work,...

Illinois Home Missionary Society records, 1872-1911.

Identifier: RG4997
Overview The Illinois Home Missionary Society was founded in 1871 at the annual meeting of the Congregational General Association of Illinois and was incorporated in 1873. The Society first existed under the auspices of the American Home Missionary Society and shared its mission to aid the spread of Christianity throughout the states and territories by organizing churches and commissioning ministers for congregations that lacked the financial resources to supply their own. The Society records series...