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Resolution Concerning Hospital In Los Angeles Area

WHEREAS, Southern Baptists have always considered hospital work as missions and obeying the New Testament teaching, and

WHEREAS, The area of Los Angeles, California, is a metropolitan area of more than five million people and that the shortage of hospital beds is critical and growing more critical constantly, and rapidly, and

WHEREAS, This matter has been called to the attention of the Convention as far back as 1947,

Therefore, Be It RESOLVED, By the Southern Baptist Convention now in session in Houston this eighth day of May, 1953, that the Hospital Commission be instructed to consider the feasibility of establishing a Baptist hospital in the Los Angeles area of California.