The Epworth Era Volume 24

The Epworth Era Volume 24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ..."The Sunday school statistics for the year 1915 are as follows: Number of schools, 17,117, an increase of 249 over the preceding year; number of ofiicers and teachers, 146,230, an increase of 5,655; number of pupils, 1,700,969, an increase of 116,135. Total increase over preceding year, 121,790. The present Sunday school enrollment is 1,847,199. The total gain for 1914-15 was 217,509. At this rate of growth the goal of 300,000 increase during the quadrennium will be exceeded by more than one-third. There were received into the Church 79,505 Sunday school pupils last year, an increase of 13,660 over 1914. "The minutes of the Annual Conferences show that there was contributed for missions in the Sunday school during the year on_ assessment $150,383.62; special, $55,323.85. T001. $205,707-41 "The Board of Church Extension reports $2,118.41 as the birthday oiferings in the Sunday6 schools for the year ending March 31, 191." A report of the work of the local Sunday school or remarks on Sunday school work in general may follow. Paper by the President of the Woman's Missionary Society: The Foreign Field. (By the Woman's Missionary Council, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Woman's Work.) "1. In China: Forty-seven missionaries, including two physicians and a nurse; fifty-six Bible women; three high schools of large influence (McTyeire, Laura Haygood, and Virginia); a Bible training school, a medical school, a nurse-training school, a kindergarten-training school. Think of the leadership thus given to New China! The Davidson and Susan B. Wilson also train.teachers and home makers. Add the influence of thirtyone day schools, a hospital with seven thousand patients an embroidery mission, and a large evangelistic more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236818369
  • 9781236818362