The purpose of this committee shall be to extend Christian compassion and helpfulness to the ill, the aged, the orphaned, and underprivileged, the imprisoned and, in general, to gods workpersons of all ages in need of aid in body and soul. It shall strive to enlist in these efforts as many possible of the individual members and organizations of the congregation. This committee shall further have the duty to study social conditions, primarily in the local community, in order to bring the cleansing and healing light of Christian truth to bear upon critical problems through thoughtful Christian discussion of facts and issues.