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The 1888 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at High Shoals Church (present day: High Shoals Baptist Church) in Mooresboro, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by J.M. McManaway. The Committee on Baptist Orphanage reports that there are 92 children in the Orphanage at Thomasville, NC, which was originally designed to house 72 children. The Committee asks for financial support to help with construction of new houses for the orphanage, as well as support for the Orphanage's publication Charity and Children.The Committee on Baptist Literature recommends the addition of Our Home Field to Sunday school teachings. The minutes include a lengthy report from the Associational historian E. B. Hamrick.
1888, September 20
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Kings Mountain Baptist Association Collection, Minutes of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association, 1888. Series 1, Box 1, University Archives, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.