foreign mission

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Synonyms for foreign mission

an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work

a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister

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The Sandwich Islands Mission and the Foreign Mission School of the ABCFM owe their origin to Mills and his friendship with Henry Obookiah.
At the same time, however, Taylor's strained relationship with the FMB made it impossible for him to dismiss Fundamentalist foreign mission efforts so easily.
Some envoys said at the time that banks were feeling overburdened by surveillance, reporting and compliance costs associated with the foreign mission accounts.
Besides, during this period around $ 2 billion were annually spent for lodging and boarding of special foreign missions in posh Islamabad hotels and meeting fuel and other logistic expenditures.
The Circular said that the process of verification shall be made in writing and the banks shall not entertain any verbal/oral query made by visa processing agency or Foreign Mission.
The 33-year-old was part of a three-man active service cell on an unknown foreign mission, the court was told.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- Last fall Fountain Baptist Church in Summit, New Jersey pledged the second-largest church gift in any disaster effort to the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention.
The seminar aimed to assist the local foreign mission community "and thereby assure appropriate privileges, benefits and services on a reciprocal basis to our colleagues serving overseas," said Robin Haase, Regional Director of OFM Miami.
Chairman of the committee, Haji Ghulam Ali said that closing of the foreign mission is not the ultimate solution of saving money but instead the missions should be made efficient in order to increase the country's trade abroad.
Covell served as a missionary with the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society (now World Venture) in China and Taiwan for twenty years.
The foreign ministry was shocked by the allegations against the senior IAS official on duty at a foreign mission.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- Three leading African American Baptist communities -- Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention, National Baptist Convention of America, and National Missionary Baptist Convention of America -- are collaborating to help survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita transition into the next phase of rebuilding their lives.
News sources for details of persecution of Catholics in China include the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Mission (PIFM)'s AsiaNews, and the Cardinal Kung Foundation based in Connecticut, U.
In addition, participants may designate their contributions to benefit other religious and secular relief agencies, such as the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, World Relief of the National Association of Evangelicals, Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, CARE, the Baptist World Alliance and the Adventist Relief Agency.
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