Organization of laymen in Prot. Episc. Ch. in US, the Ch. of Eng., and their branches. Purpose of the soc. is the spread of Christ's kingdom among men, especially young men. Organized in St. James' Ch., Chicago, Saint Andrew's Day, November 30, 1883. Two rules were adopted: 1. To pray daily for the spread of Christ's kingdom among men; 2. to make an earnest effort each week to bring at least one young man within the hearing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as set forth in the services of the church and in young men's Bible classes. 35 such groups organized 1886 as the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.
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