Gideons International

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Gid′eons Interna′tional

an interdenominational lay society organized in 1899 to place Bibles in hotel rooms. Formerly, Gid′eon Soci`ety.
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SCHOLES On Sunday Gideons International con-|ducted morning service at the Methodist Church led by David and Sharon and the congregation was welcomed at the door by Roger Deakin and Wilf Battye.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Gideons International.
Navy document, Gideons International donates the Bibles at no government expense.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to The Gideons International, P.
Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Gideons International, c/o R.
father of two children, told the National Post that he wanted to distribute atheist and other non-religious literature in schools in response to a longtime practice in which the Gideons International hand out Bibles.
No flowers, but donations if desired to Gideons International c/o Grimmett and Timms, 118 Albany Road, Earlsdon, CV5 6NG.
In the past, Gideons International was given special access to distribute Bibles and other religious materials to new recruits.
He is also a member of Gideons International and the Welsh Chapels Heritage Society.
Iain Mair, executive director of Gideons International UK headquarters, in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, said: 'We understand that the hospital authorities are having a meeting tomorrow to discuss ordering the removal of these testaments from bedsides.
NHS bosses there are considering whether Gideons International should continue to leave a Bible in every locker as they might carry MRSA or offend people of other faiths.
Rushville Middle School Principal Gene Scott has agreed to stop the practice of allowing representatives from Gideons International to enter the Ohio school to distribute copies of the New Testament.