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B. Creighton, the new editor of the Methodist denominational paper, was using the columns of the Christian Guardian to send the same message. The church had a responsibility to work with the state to provide educational and religious services for the immigrant today; otherwise, they were likely to become a burden tomorrow. T. S. W. Sparling of Wesley College in Winnipeg wanted to leave no doubt in young readers’ minds about the enormity of the task facing the churches. S. Woodsworth’s Strangers within Our Gates, a study text for the youth department of the Methodist Missionary Society, he wrote in 1909: “I can with confidence commend this pioneering Canadian work on the subject to the careful consideration of those who are desirous of understanding and grappling with this great national danger.
S. Woodsworth’s Strangers within Our Gates, a study text for the youth department of the Methodist Missionary Society, he wrote in 1909: “I can with confidence commend this pioneering Canadian work on the subject to the careful consideration of those who are desirous of understanding and grappling with this great national danger. For there is a danger and it is national! Either we must educate and elevate the incoming multitudes or they will drag us and our children down to a lower level. ”44 Sparling’s apprehension was broadly felt, even among Protestants who rejected church union as the most effective way of meeting the challenge of immigration.
Morton noted that this concept, so shocking to Presbyterians when first proposed, was now largely accepted in Canada. 106 Congregationalists arrived in Canada in the early days of mideighteenth-century colonial settlement, but struggled to survive. Many of the Congregationalist churches organized by settlers from New England collapsed when their members returned to the United States after the American Revolution. Some congregations then exercised their autonomy and joined other denominations. indb 24 2013-10-31 14:12:58 “Friendly Service” to the Nation 25 Presbyterians and Methodists came as a welcome development for the remaining Congregationalists.