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London Missionary Society

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  1. a non-denominational missionary society formed in England in 1795 by evangelical Anglicans and Nonconformists, largely Congregationalist in outlook, with missions in the islands of the South Pacific and Africa

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  2. merged with the Commonwealth Missionary Society (formerly the Colonial Missionary Society) in 1966 to form the Congregational Council for World Mission (CCWM)

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  3. now forms part of the Council for World Mission (CWM)

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  4. Joseph Hardcastle of Hatcham House, Deptford became the first Treasurer, and the Rev

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  5. Proposals for the Missionary Society began in 1794 after a Baptist minister, John Ryland, received word from William Carey, the pioneer British Baptist missionary who had recently moved to Calcutta, about the need to spread Christianity

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