home mission

noun

Definition of home mission

: a religious mission conducted within the nation or national territories of the sponsoring church or organization

called also national mission

— compare foreign mission

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First Known Use of home mission

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“Home mission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20mission. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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