The Christian Annual, 1928

The Christian Annual, 1928 : Statistics for 1927 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Christian Annual, 1928: Statistics for 1927 Burnett, D. Who served as Secretary of the Convention for a third of a century. It is the purpose of The Annual to gather the facts of importance from all of the churches through their reports to their conferences. The secretaries of the conferences tabulate those reports and send them to the Convention office. The value of The Annual in matters of accuracy of information depends upon the faithfulness and accuracy of the records kept by the churches and the thoroughness with which they are reported to the conference. The office of church clerk is therefore one of great im portance, both that the church records may be kept and that the church be faithfully represented to the denomination and the world. Conference secretaries have a great opportunity as well as a great responsibility in tabulating, in accuracy, correctness of names, addresses, details, and promptness. Churches and conferences have not always' appreciated the value of good secretaries. The Annual not only contains data of churches, but a full directory of ministers, both ordained and licentiate, with their addresses; a list of those who have closed their earthly work during the year; lists of other events of interest in the denomination, such as organization of new churches, ordinations of ministers, dedications and rededications of churches, parsonages, coll buildings, and other events of importance. In it are the regional convention, conference, and Kdenominational officers and boards. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 381g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243144059
  • 9780243144051