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Congregational Home Missionary Society records, 1882-1963.

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Identifier: RG5341
Overview The Congregational Home Missionary Society provided financial assistance for congregations that were unable to support their own minister and was responsible for the missionary activities in states west of the Mississippi, the southern Ohio River region, Black churches in northern cities, and foreign-speaking churches. The CHMS came out of the American Home Missionary Society, which was a multi-denominational organization started in 1826 to assist congregations that are unable to support the...

Illinois Home Missionary Society records, 1872-1911.

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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...

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