christian endeavor, young people's society of love

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christian endeavor, young people's society of


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. In various Protestant churches, a society of young people organized in each individual church to do Christian work; also, the whole body of such organizations, which are united in a corporation called the United Society of Christian Endeavor, organized in 1885. The parent society was founded in 1881 at Portland, Maine, by Rev. Francis E. Clark, a Congregational minister.


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