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by / on October 21, 2010 at 10:10 pm / in The Protestant Missions

" A Modern Paul in Japan "

In the spring of 1876 the missionaries of the Presbyterian Church in the United States (North), the Reformed Church in America, and the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland formed the “Council of the Three Missions” made up of two delegates from each mission. One of its chief objects was to effect a union of the Japanese churches that had been […]

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by / on September 28, 2010 at 4:44 pm / in The Protestant Missions

Japan changes to the Gregorgian Calendar in 1873!

The second Japanese church was organised in Tokyo, September 20, 1873, by the American Presbyterian Mission. It had the same doctrinal and ecclesiastical basis as the one organised the year before by the Reformed missionaries, and from the latter church came seven of the eight members. Ogawa Yoshiyasu, who afterwards became a prominent minister, was the first elder. It was […]

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