Dorcas society


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Dorcas society

n
(Social Welfare) a Christian charitable society for women with the aim of providing clothes for the poor
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At the next meeting of the Dorcas Society, of which I am an unworthy member," continued Maria, without listening to his remonstrance.
said Fan, who was president of this energetic Dorcas Society.
I propose to join the Dorcas Society, and I mean to make the clergyman's wife bow to me next.
Eleanor was a life long member of Christ Baptist Church (formally the Worcester Italian Baptist Mission) where she taught Bible School, served on the Diaconate and was a member of the Dorcas Society.
One of the best-known female institutions in New York City was the African Dorcas Society.
Martha was a longtime member of Emanuel Lutheran Church and its Dorcas Society and was a former member of the Nereids Swim Group at the YMCA.
She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, Worcester, and the LCW, Dorcas Society, and bible study group of the church.
Fran was a founding member of the Christ Baptist Church, a member of its Dorcas Society, and also taught Sunday school for many years.
She was a lifelong member of Emanuel Lutheran Church and its Dorcas Society.