Foreign Missions Committee

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Foreign Missions Committee

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The Foreign Missions Committee was established by the "Southern Church" of the Presbyterian Church in New Zealand. The Southern Church was represented by the Presbyterian Synod of Otago and Southland and was based on the Free Church of Scotland ideals.
The Foreign Mission Committee was elected to take charge of missionary activities for the "Southern Church" of the Presbyterian Church in New Zealand. This included administering all foreign mission appointments and matters and organising an annual mission collection to support missionaries in the field.


New Zealand, Otago, Southland

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Presbyterian Church of New Zealand

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Department of Communications (c.1948-1975)

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Department of Communications

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Foreign Missions Committee

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