Missionary Class. The Missionary Course was organized January 30, 1917, as a winter course and was completed in eight weeks. The course was under the instruction of Brother Reinhard Maeser and Gerrit de Jong, Jr.; the former gave the daily class work, the latter the musical instruction needed in the class. The Class was organized with a president, secretary and singing leader, who were appointed each week by the class, thus shifting or dividing the responsibility. The enrollemtn was thirty-six members. The course provide for training in: Faith-promoting work. Drill in reading and speaking. Etiquette -- Table, street, travel, home, business, social, entertainment, conversation, correspondence and personal purity. The aim is to make our theoretical work practical as far as opportunity permits by visiting the surrounding settlements as missionaries.
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