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Church work among the Negroes in the South

The Hale Memorial Sermon No. 2

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Author: Robert Strange
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,117 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 601
Added to site: 2008.12.29
mnybks.net#: 23014
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, Essays
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reach to their people the simple facts of the Gospel, bringing the power of Christ to bear on their daily moral life.

Two special ways in which the Church is influencing the negro race I take pleasure in mentioning. Arch-deacon Russell is holding every summer on his school grounds at Lawrenceville a "Farmers' Conference." The negroes come from all over the county and spend the day together, asking and answering publicly questions about their progress or their failure, their customs, good or bad, praising or criticising one another, and listening to selected speakers, urging them on to the best lines of development for their race. I attended this conference last summer; and I was much impressed and greatly encouraged for the true progress of the negro. Another far different kind of influence is going out from the Church in Arkansas. Bishop Brown and his Council have made an entire separation between the whites and blacks in his diocese. He has appointed a negro arch-deacon for the negro race, and has gi

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