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Pure Religion The Story of Church Welfare Since 1930
Pure Religion The Story of Church Welfare Since 1930 Author:Glen. L. Rudd This book describes the beginnings, development, and effects of the welfare program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints. It chronicles the efforts of Harold B. Lee and other stake leaders to help unemployed Saints during the Great Depression, the formal development of the Church welfare program in 1936 under President Herber J. G... more »rant, the developement of Welfare Square and other welfare facilities throughout the United States and Canada and other parts of the world, the extensive humanitarian efforts of the Church today, and many other aspects of welfare work, including brief biographies of great welfare leaders.
The book describes the activities and programs that have been developed over the years to care for the poor in the Lord's own way, and it presents many heartwarming stories of those whose lives have been blessed by welfare. The history, stories, and photographs show how those involved in welfare throughout the years have sought to exemplify "pure religion and undefiled" (James 1:27).« less