Sabbath school


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sabbath school

n
(Education) (sometimes capitals) chiefly US a school for religious instruction held on the Sabbath

sabbath school

A school held on the Sabbath for religious instruction.
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Noun1.sabbath school - school meeting on Sundays for religious instructionSabbath school - school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
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Wilson, who proposed to keep a Sabbath school for the instruction of such slaves as might be disposed to learn to read the New Testament.
A Sabbath school and a Library will also be operational on church grounds.
The movement was started in 1883 by Sabbath School teacher William Smith in Glasgow who found his students bored and restless and decided to turn the school into a volunteer band or brigade based on the ideas of "Drill and Discipline".
In one of his opening examples, for instance, he examines the illustrated Sabbath School Meeting Card that was distributed to Protestant parents in the first half of the nineteenth century in order to cultivate attendance at Sabbath Schools.
For missionaries, Native literacy was inseparable from conversion; Edwards informs us that in the records of the Department of Indian Affairs, "the earliest report of a library in any Aboriginal community" is a Sabbath school library conducted in 1864 by the Wesleyan Methodist Society for the Saugeen Chippewas at French Bay on the Bruce peninsula (49).
In a Sabbath Recorder article, published twenty-seven days after the first fire bombing, the reported noted that "along with the letter asking for help [for their damaged church], she has sent a money order to pay for the Helping Hand [lesson booklets] used by her Sabbath School.
Sanders; New York, 1841), and Bradbury's Sabbath School Melodies, and Family Choir: A Complete Collection of Hymns and Music for all Sabbath School Occasions (New York, ca.
Although some Seventh-day Adventist congregations do hold Friday night services, Elias said, most hold a Sabbath school for adults and children at 9:30 a.
The doctrines of the church called for the formation of a Sabbath school for children.
The society leadership, on the other hand, at first resisted the idea of offering any kind of religious instruction and then expressed a preference for a Reform-oriented sabbath school.
As a result of the committee's report, prison officials regularized instruction in reading and writing in the curriculum of the prison Sabbath school.
Along with every other child in Sabbath school he would have had what is the chief end of man drilled in to him and would have immediately known the response, to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever.