CHAPTER 480

STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, men everywhere are giving earnest thought to the preservation of the basic freedoms of mankind; and

WHEREAS, these freedoms can be permanently secured only if they are established upon those religious understandings of man and his destiny which are shared by the great religions of our Nation; and

WHEREAS, the maintenance of strong and courageous religious faith is necessary if our Nation is to assume the leadership expected of it in these troubled times;

NOW, THEREFORE, 1, Elbert N. Carve!, Governor of the State of Delaware, hereby proclaim the period beginning Sunday, September 30, and continuing through Sunday, October 7, 1951, as the twenty-first annual

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WEEK

and request that our people consider in their homes, churches and community organizations how best they can make themselves and their groups centers of spiritual faith and power in order that we may find the will of God for ourselves and our society, having found it, follow it.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, 1, Elbert N. Carve!, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Twenty-fifth day of September, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-sixth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.