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Our Mission Field in India (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Our Mission Field in India (Paperback): Clarence Valentine Sheatsley

Our Mission Field in India (Paperback)

Clarence Valentine Sheatsley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...high school is also on these grounds, besides six other residences for. teachers, catechists and servants. The buildings, with the exception of those on the high school compound, are in a fairly good state of preservation. There are 320 students in the high school, and repairs and enlargements are necessary. More of this subsequently. The services and afternoon Sunday-school here are conducted either by Mr. Christian, a deacon, or Rev. Burger. About 100 villages are within reach of this station, but there is great need of more aggressive mission work being done. In several of these villages we have schools at the present time. There is also sufficient ground adjoining Tirupati, belonging to the mission, on which a hospital could be erected, if it is found after a careful survey to be a suitable place for such an institution. I think Renigunta, a railroad center about six miles from Tirupati, should receive more attention than has hitherto been the case. A neat and substantial chapel is located here and a good school could. no doubt, be established. Kodur Going northward about 21 miles from Tirupati we come to Kodur, one of the two stations purchased from the Hermannsburg Society before the War. This station is also situated in a hilly country and has the distinction of having the best climate in the entire mission field; this is principally due to the elevation, it being higher than any other station. Besides the church, mission bungalow and usual buildings of the compound, the lace school has found temporary quarters here and the leper asylum is situated not far from the town. Rev. C. Scriba and his wife have charge of the work, Mrs. Scriba supervising the lace school. while Rev. Scriba looks after the field work and the leper asylum. The institution is lo...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Clarence Valentine Sheatsley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65349-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-65349-7
Barcode: 9781151653499

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