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Guild

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An organization or society. A name given to a society in the Church, having for its object the welfare of the Parish to which it belongs, or the promotion of some special church work. Usually the purpose of a Church Guild is to bring the members together in devotion of spirit and in cooperative work under the direction of the Rector; and in every way to bring the full Church system to bear on the hearts and lives of all.


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Guild'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/g/guild.html. 1901.

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