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(Continued from page 9) Gold Star Sunday school. By a re cent renewal of subscriptions to the Missionary Survey that periodical is placed in the hands of all the mem bers of the church, and is faithfully taught in every class of the Sunday school every Sunday. The three Christian Endeavor Societies and the Woman's Auxiliary have recently completed a joint study of the Mis sion Study book, "From Survey to Service," taught by the pastor, Rev Roswell C. Long. During the month of January the same plan will be used in the study, of the "Triumph of the Gospel in Belgian Congo." The pageant and program, "The Days Come," was excellently presented in this church on Christmas morning. OKLAHOMA. Idabel: We recently received two members and baptized one infant. S. Addison McElroy. SOUTH CAROLINA. I?p?'sbyt?rian College of South Car olina: Dr. A. E. Spencer, treasurer, has received from Mr. J. B. Spillman $1,000, given by Mrs. S. J. Craig, of Laurens County, for establishing a ministerial scholarship in the col lege. He has also received $1,000 from Mr. S. M. Jones, of Chester, as first payment upon a $5,000 scholar ship he has established. Bethel Presbytery: At a called meeting at York on December 29th, Rev. R. H. Viser was received from Fayetteville Presbytery and arrange ments made to Install him as pastor of the Fort Mill church on January 15th. Rev. A. N. Littlejohn was re ceived from Piedmont Presbytery and arrangements made to install him as pastor of. Blackstock, Concord and Cornwell churches. Mr. W. K. Blake, of the First Presbyterian church of Rock Hill, was received as a candi date for the ministry. He is a stu dent at Columbia UnfVersily. TENNESSEE. Memphis: I have been preaching for the Demark, Mason, Stanton and Hebron churches this year. They are loyal and appreciative people, and It is with much pleasure I min ister to them. Good things for the pantry came from them, and also a most liberal purse as a Christmas present from the Stanton church. These acts come near to the heart of the preacher and his wife. May every one of them be blessed. J. D. Fleming. Memphis: A commission of Mem phis Presbytery, consisting of Drs. A. B. Curry, T. M. Lowry, Rev. J. B. Carpenter, with Elders Dr. Moore Moore, R. B. Clinton and Clifford Green, recently organized the High land Heights church with twenty-two members. It is in a large East Side suburban community. Several thous and people are within a radius of a mile. This section Is being rapidly built up. A small building on a street near the car llnr> will soon be erected and used until a large one is needed. The work there, as in other localities, is due to the efforts of the laymen's organization of the Presbytery, the president of which Is R. B. Clinton, elder of the Alabama Street church. Tjewtsburg: The Sunday school of the First church gave a beautiful program of Scripture and song Christmas night. An offering was taken for Monroe Harding Home. The church presented Dr. Walker, the pastor, with a check for $100 as a Christmas present. Port Royal Church: The building here recently received a new covering of shingles. During the past month a number of gifts of different kinds were sent by us to the Monroe Hard ing Home. On December 23d almost the entire community, regardless of denomination, assembled at the church, taxing the building's capac ity to its utmost, for the annual Christmas tree and for the program, "The Days Come." The tree, laden and surrounded with gifts, was for the benefit of the children in every home in the community, but extend ed its bounty to many older people. The program was carried out in near ly every detail and with fine suc cess. Both features of the occasion were filled with spiritual instruction and edification for all present. Rev. S. P. Hawes gives this church two Sabbath afternoon services each month. Cor. TEXAS. Mineral Wells: Rev. W. R. Potter, D. D.f pastor of the church here, has gone to Burlington, N. C., to take charge of the First church of that city. Dr. Potter had been pastor here for eight years, and had a very suc cessful pastorate. The membership of the church was more than dou bled, the pastor's salary was doubled, and the gifts to benevolent causes were greatly increased. The church passed strong resolutions expressing appreciation of his work and great regret at his leaving. Galveston: A steady growth has marked the First Presbyterian church here during the fall. On December 18th there were nineteen additions to the church, twelve of this number being from the little U. S. A. church, which has decided to be dissolved. Three mature men were added on profession of faith the same day. WEST VIRGINIA. Huntington, Second Church: Christmas morning the pastor preached a sermon on "The Two Most Precious Gifts," God's gift of His Son to us and our gift of our selves to God. ? Jno. 3:16 and 2 Cor. 8:6. At the close of the sermon those who had dedicated their lives to the gospel ministry or the mis sionary work were asked to stand in front of the pulpit and sing, "I'll Live for Him." Two young men who are preparing themselves for the gos pel ministry, and one young girl who expects to be a foreign missionary, came forward and Bang the first verse. An invitation was then given to any others who wished to. dedi cate their lives to the Lord's work to take their places along side of them. One 'young man, a deacon in the church, came forward and stood with them and finished singing the song of dedication. There are two other girls who have dedicated tfieir lives to the Foreign Mission work who were unable to be present. This makes six in all from this church. It has indeed been a happy Christ mas for us, because the Lord Is an swering our prayers in sending forth laborers into His harvest. C. PERSONAL. Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Bell, now at Shelbyvllle, Ky., h<*rev engaged pas sage to return to Korea, sailing on the steamship "Pine Tree State," of the Admiral Line, leaving Seattle on February 18, 1922. CHANGE OF ADDRESS. Rev. W. W. Evans, D. D., from Owenton, Ky., to Oakland, Cal. Rev. John C. I^angford from Dan ielsville to Comer, Ga. Rev. James E. Green from Mexico, Mo., to Danville, Ky. Rev. Francis Tappey, D. D., from Slielbyville, Ky., to 112 West Gregory Street, Pensacola, Fla. Rev. J. D. Leslie, D. D., from Cisco to 201 South Waverly Drive, Dallas, Tex. THE PRESBYTERIAN PROGRES SIVE PROGRAM. The following literature stressing the various phases of the Presbyte rian Progressive Program has been prepared and the Campaign Commit tee is anxious that it get into the hands of leaders in the individual churches throughout the Assembly. For the benefit of churches that have not yet received their supply of lite rature, we give the following infor mation as to what literature has published and where same may be secured. I. The following material has been sent to the managers of the Presby terian Progressive Program, in the Synods of Florida, Georgia, Missis sippi, South Carolina, West Virginia and Arkansas to Synodical managers, and in the remaining Synods to Presbyterial managers. Individual churches may order from the Synod ical or Presbyterial managers accord ingly. 1. Every-Member Canvass cards in sufficient quantity to furnish every member of every church which in tends to use them. Many large and some small churches make and use their own cards. This is all right, but the important thing is to make the canvass at the uniform date, March 12th, if possible. 2. The Stewardship Manual for 1922 in sufficient numbers to allow seven copies for each local church It is estimated that this will place one in the hands of leaders in the various soc'etios and activities of tha church. 3. "The Organization and Opera tion of the Presbyterian Progressive Program in the Local Church," sent out on the same ratio as the Stew ardshin Manual. 4. Four-Minute Talks on the Eight Objectives, prepared for speakers only, and carrying suggestive out lines tor addresses on any one of the eight objectives of the Presbyterian Progressive Program. II. Literature listed below has not been sent out In quantity to man agers, but is on hand in the office of the Secretary -Treasurer of the Presbyterian Progressive Program, 413 Times Building, Chattanooga, Tenn., and may be had in any quan tity desired upon request. 1. The monthly calendar blotter goes each month to all ministers and other leaders throughout the Church. Extra supply on hand each month. 2. A working calendar for the en tire Church year. Copies have been sent to all ministers and other lead ers. 3. Annual survey card prepared by the General Secretary has been sent to all ministers. 4. Tithing covenant cards have been distributed among the churches with very gratifying results. Reports are being received from various sec tions of the Church showing that many additional tithers are being se cured. 5. In connection with the tithing covenr.nt card 14 6,000 pieces of lite rature on the subject of tithing have been distributed, these being seat to ministers and other church workers upon their Individual requests foi them. III. Literature pertaining to the Sabbath and family religion is being sent out in January from the office of the Executive Secretary of Publi cation and Sabbath School Work, Richmond, Va. This Includes a ser mon in pamphlet form, a story based on experience of establishing family altars in our Church and other in teresting literature. ADDED ON EXAMINATION. J. B. Spillman. This series of graphs shows the added emphasis that has been placed on evangelism during the past year. There are eight Presbyteries that ex ceed the "teo conversions to each one hundred members" mark ? In dian, Tygart's Valley, Texarkana Mexican, Florida, Durant, Holston, Louisiana, Norfolk. Why should not this be the normal increase rather than the exceptional increase? "Most of these Presbyteries that made large gains are Home Mission Presbyteries, and the opportunity for evangelistic work is greater," will be the answer that some of us will make, but is this true? The government gives us the fol lowing religious statistics for North Carolina: 1890 ? Church membership, 685, 660. 1906 ? Church membership, 825, 088. 1916 ? Church membership, 1,080, 723. Population, 1,617,940; church membership, 4 2 per cent. 1910 ? Population, 2,206,287; church membership, 37 per cent. 1920 ? Population, 2,556,486; church membership, 4 2 per cent. In 1890 there were 932,289 per sons who were not members of any church; in 1916, comparing with the nearest census, 1,475,763 who were not members of the church, 543,474 more than in 1890. Counting one fifth as children under church age, there were in 1890 608,700 and in 1916 964,466 persons who were not members of any church. This is an increase of 50 per cent, in twenty six years. Surely this is sufficient evidence to show that evangelistic work is un limited even In the States where Pro testant church membership is the largest. Our past record on evangel ism is not to our credit; last year was the best record we have made for several years, but even that year is far below what it should be. 1892 The Oldest Company in Virginia CHARTERED TO ACT AS Executor, Guardian, Trustee, Administrator Virginia Trust Company THE SAFE EXECUTOR RICHMOND, VA.