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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The Gideon Society distributed free bibles outside the Victoria Stadium before kick-off but Gers, wearing their natty new away kit, left the locals without a prayer.
The reading was Acts 4 23-31 'The prayer of the Believers.' '.' 'Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?' The service next week will be taken by John Blamires of the Gideon Society. The Harvest Festival will be held on October 12 at 10.30am.
Family and friends of Tom Davis, of Penrith Close, Holbrooks, donated a total of pounds 250 to the Gideon Society, the organisation that places Bibles in hotel rooms throughout the world.
The Gideon Society exists to make sure everyone, in hotels or hospitals, wherever they are, has access to a Bible.
He was a member of the Gideon Society, Golf Club of Oregon, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Willamette Valley Hospice.
Despite their objections to the Bible classes, the distribution of Bibles by the Gideon Society in the classrooms, and Bible readings over the intercom and displayed on walls and doors, the Board of Education and the Rhea County Commission passed a resolution in support of the school's action.
Many are taken from hotel rooms (placed there by the Gideon Society, which annually distributes 56 million copies worldwide).
Mrs Chris Philip of the Gideon Society, and members of the Golcar RBL will also provide a Benediction to close the ecumenical service.
For many years the Gideon Society has placed the Bible in hospitals, prisons, hotels, etc, throughout the world.
| Two members from the Huddersfield branch of the Gideon Society led the worship at Scholes Methodist Church.
"The Gideon Society has ensured that, year after year, every single hospital bed has a bible in the drawer next to it.
| Morning worship at the Methodist Church on Sunday was led by David and Pam Carrins, of The Gideon Society. The organist was Sue Ogden.