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(Per Press Association.) AUCKLAND, February 13. The annual report of the Congregational Union stated that during the year the Congregational Churches throughout the Dominion were more; than usually active. Two new church fellowships were formed, one at Okete, in the Raglan district, under the Rev. I G. Carr, and the other at Kawliia, under the Rev. Allen Job. The work at home mission stations had continued satisfactorily, and good work had been done in the back blocks. A day school had been opened at Ngaio (Wellington), and services had commenced at Awatoto, near Napier, under the supervision of the Rev. A. Hodge. The increase in membership in New Zealand last year was,' Church members 248, Sunday School scholars 203. A matter of considerable interest to the members of tho Congregational Church was dealt with at the sitting of the Council of the Union of New Zea■land yesterday afternoon, and again this morning. The proposal was reaffirmed that a .fund of .£IO,OOO be raised for a forward movement, and it was decided that if the Rev. Henry ! Steel Craik could get leave from Mt. iEdon Church he should be appointed organising agent to visit the various Churches of tho Dominion and bring the scheme prominently before the congregations. The committee reported in favour of s'-M'tin^ to raise a £10,000 capital fund i'rr tho forward movement, £8000 to t>« obtained in the Dominion and the Colonial Missionary Society to ho asked for tho other £2000 on condition that if granted no further contributions should he asked from that body for home mission and extension work.

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CONGREGATIONAL UNION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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CONGREGATIONAL UNION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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