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The History of CrossReach

1849 The Temperence Committee

Findings showed 'A prevalence of drunkenness in many parts of the country'

1869 Committee on Christian Life and Work

'...to inquire as to the progress of Christian work in the country'

1882 Ladies Temperence Committee

1898 Became part of the Guild

1904 Committee on Social Work

'Providing social services irrespective of class, creed or colour based on christian gospel and carried out by committed christian men and women...'

1992 Ladies gave way to 'Woman'

1936 Committe on Christian Life and Social Work

1945 Committee on Social Service

1963 Committee of Social and Moral Welfare

1976 Board of Social Responsibility and implemented strategic plan in 2000

2005 CrossReach

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