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CHURCH AND THE MASSES.

Tbe Methodist Conference .of yictorjai and Tasmania approvedT.bf the proposal '. of the Council of Churches to set'.apkrt - a Sunday on which the problems ot in« dustrial life and their relationsi--i'p all classes of the community in theirChrisf . tian and ethical aspects might be brought before the people. It declared tnat the-, true cure for the present social unrest and discontent, and industrial friction, between Labour and capital, was in th*; gospel of Jesus Christ, and the confer" ence rejoiced that all sectioros of; tnej ■ community were found within tW>! ■ Church, united in a bond of coßnnou , faith and in a common ideal of ChnV tian life. ' \ '-~ It urged, in the name of the greitj;; Father of all, that a spirit of brotherlY ness should govern all relations between employers and employees. It was de«dd« ; ed that a committee be appointed td - draw up a declaration of the principles which the Church held in relation to) modern industrial problems, and reporj to the next conference.

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CHURCH AND THE MASSE'S., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 66, 18 March 1909

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CHURCH AND THE MASSE'S. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 66, 18 March 1909

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