This 1937 publication by the New Zealand Bible-in-Schools League sets out the services of worship for use in the country's public (state) schools, 'under the present voluntary system'. The booklet specifies that these services are 'undenominational' – not specific to any single Christian denomination. From the 1920s the Bible-in-Schools League campaigned for legislation to introduce Bible reading into state primary schools. The Catholic Church was at first concerned that this policy would favour Protestant beliefs but in 1930 it agreed to support the league.
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Reference: Services of worship (undenominational) for use in the public schools of New Zealand, under the present voluntary system. Wellington: New Zealand Bible-in-Schools League, 1937
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