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Jurisdiction, Missionary

The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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A portion of a State or Territory set apart for the missionary work of the American Church, to the oversight of which a Missionary Bishop has been appointed, is so called. The term Missionary Jurisdiction is also applied to the foreign field where a Missionary Bishop has been appointed to the exercise of Episcopal functions in any missionary station which the House of Bishops with the concurrence of the House of Deputies may have designated.

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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Jurisdiction, Missionary'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​acd/​j/jurisdiction-missionary.html. 1901.
 
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