missionary station


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Noun1.missionary station - an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious workmissionary station - an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
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I thought I was going to some missionary station or something," she said.
In the past, Kwajok was a small village missionary station before it was turned into a military outpost for the southern army during the 1983-2005 civil war with Khartoum.
There he boards a boat, which ferries provisions from the provincial capital Luc to an inland Belgian missionary station where he disembarks, but only because that is the terminal point.
As the first successful missionary station in the world, HCJB and its founder Clarence Jones played a central role in the rise of missionary radio after WWII.
There was strong public and political pressure to `teach the Blacks a lesson' (p 36), but the CMS missionary station on Groote Eylandt became involved and strongly opposed any punitive action.
Then he had to hobble half a mile through a swamp, before being taken in a log boat to a missionary station.
At the end of the 1880s the British South American Misionary Society (hereafter SAMS) established its first missionary station in the Paraguayan Chaco, on the shore opposite the city of Villa Concepcion, on the Chaco bank of the Paraguay River.
25) It was therefore a great relief when the Gowons received an invitation from Bishop Alfred Smith asking them to move to the newly established missionary station at Wusasa, near Zaria.
26) Sorabji was sent out of Bombay to Ahmadabad, where he worked as an assistant catechist in a missionary station run by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
I am firmly convinced of the usefulness of such a school at a Missionary station.
New missionary stations were springing up all across Michigan, such as those in Charlotte and Eaton Rapids, which prompted Father Cullen to request an assistant to help ease his workload.
Morgan was involved in the early expansion of the CMS from its missionary stations in the north into southern regions, when the effects of the musket wars were still causing considerable inter-tribal strife and social disruption.