I happened to find the other day, a program for my local Mass. town's chapter of the Laymen's League from 1927-28.
The objectives of the League were:
1. Promotion of Liberal Religion
3. Social Service and
4. Good Fellowship.
Their program for 1927-28 in my town included:
Nov. "International Banking"
Dec. "Recent Developments in Modern Surgery"
Jan. "Three English Men of Science"
Feb. "A General Diuscussion of Town Affairs"
March "Making Tires: from Raw Material to finished Product (Illustrated with Moving Pictures)
April "Ladies Night. Speaker to be Announced
May "A meeting devoted to some aspect of Foreign Policy
June "The Ideal Layman. (given by the local Unitarian Minister)