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us: Baptist General Convention for Foreign Missions (U.S.)



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    • us: General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States, for Foreign Missions
    • us: General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and Other Important Objects Relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom
    • us: Baptist Missionary Convention
    • us: Baptist General Missionary Convention of the United States
    • us: General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States
    • us: Baptist General Convention (U.S.)
    • us: Triennial Convention (U.S.)
    • us: General Baptist Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States of America for Foreign Missions
    • us: General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States of America for Foreign Missions
    • us: Baptist General Convention for Missionary Purposes
    • us: Baptist General Convention in the United States
    • us: GMC
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    • found: Its The Seventh annual report of the Board of Managers of the General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States, for Foreign Missions, 1821.
    • found: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs. Baptist Missionary Convention, 1828: t.p. (Baptist General Missionary Convention of the United States)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Baptist General Convention for Foreign Missions (U.S.); usage: General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and Other Important Objects Relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom; General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States, for Foreign Missions; Baptist General Convention for Foreign Missions; General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States of America for Foreign Missions; Baptist General Convention for Missionary Purposes; Baptist General Convention in the United States; note: organized 5/18/1814 as Baptist Board of Foreign Missions; incorporated 6/15/1821 as the Baptist General Convention for Foreign Missions; name changed in 1846 to American Baptist Missionary Union; 1910 name changed to American Baptist Foreign Mission Society)
    • found: Baptist missionary magazine, 1827-45 (full name, Baptist General Convention for Foreign Missions; official name, General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and Other Important Objects Relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom)
    • found: Columbian star, May 17, 1823: masthead (General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States) Apr. 30, 1825 masthead (Baptist General Convention)
    • found: Encyclopedia of missions, v. 1, p. 45: (General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States, commonly known as the Triennial Convention, org. in 1814; churches in southern states withdrew in 1845 and formed the Southern Baptist Convention; northern churches reorg. in 1846 as the American Baptist Missionary Union)
    • found: Historical dictionary of the Baptists, 1999 (General Baptist Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States of America for Foreign Missions (GMC); popularly known as the "General Missionary Convention," "Baptist General Convention," and the "Triennial Convention")
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    • 1988-04-27: new
    • 2006-10-20: revised
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