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Melvil Decimal System: 259.2

Wording: Religion > Christian pastoral practice and religious orders > Other Ministrations and Work > Youth ministry

Dewmoji: ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ > ๐Ÿ‘ > ? > ?

0
Information
196,271
โ„น๏ธ
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
๐Ÿ’ญ
2
Religion
463,618
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
๐Ÿ‘ซ
4
Language
130,463
๐Ÿ’ฌ
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
๐Ÿ”ฌ
6
Technology
751,857
๐Ÿ’ก
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
๐ŸŽจ
8
Literature
929,792
๐Ÿ“š
9
Biography and History
592,368
๐Ÿ—ฟ
20
Religion
24,447
๐ŸŒŒ
21
Theory
6,689
๐Ÿ’ญ
22
Bible
76,640
๐Ÿ“–
23
Christianity
62,169
โœ
24
Christian practice and observance
77,924
๐Ÿ“ฟ
25
Christian pastoral practice and religious orders
26,715
๐Ÿ‘
26
Christian organization, social work, worship
63,273
โ›ช
27
History of Christianity
24,653
๐Ÿ”™
28
Christian denominations
34,570
โ˜ฆ
29
Other Religions
66,538
๐Ÿ‘“
250
Homiletic; Pastoral; Parochial
1,112
251
Preaching
3,193
๐Ÿ—ฃ
252
Sermons
6,540
253
Pastoral Ministry
7,218
254
Church Management
2,436
255
Monasticism and Religious Orders
1,838
256
[Formerly "Societies for Parish Work; Guilds"; No longer used]
189
๐Ÿคท
257
[Formerly "Parochial Schools, Libraries, etc."; No longer used]
133
๐Ÿคท
258
[Previously "Parish Care of Sick, Fallen, etc."; No longer used]
249
๐Ÿคท
259
Other Ministrations and Work
3,807
259.0
221
259.1
Family ministry
271
259.2
Youth ministry
1,489
259.3
Ministry for seniors
209
259.4
Ministry to the sick
400
259.5
Prison ministry
84
259.6
Ministry for death and bereavement
91
259.7
66
259.8
Camps and Visitation Programs
95
259.9
111
259.20
9
259.21259.22
Children's Ministry
165
259.23
Young Adult Ministry
697
259.24
Campus Ministry
98
259.25
Single Adult Ministry
46
259.26259.27259.28259.29

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"Far Friends"

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