Minutes of the North-West Indiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Minutes of the North-West Indiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...Secretary. Board of Church Extension. T o the North-West Indiana Conferenc-e: ' The Board of Church Extension makes this general statement of the work of twenty-seven years. The organization of the work, though directed by the General Conference of 1864, was not completed until the latter part of 1865 and the work really began in 1866. From 1866 to August, 1893, the Board has collected and disbursed in round numbers $4,885,750. With this the Board has aided 8,942 churches, more than one-third of the entire number owned by our Church. Our Conference has shared in the work as follows: The collections taken in our churches from the beginning to November Ist, 1892, the close of the fiscal year of the Board, have aggregated $9,331.84. Those reported to the Board in Philadelphia from. November Ist, 1892, to date are........ 31$ 173.00 Cash received by Conference Treasurer.... 1,653.15 Churches within our bounds have received aid up to November 1st, 1892, the close of the last Church Extension year, to the number of 18. By donations, $3,159.17. By loans of $3,800.00. We recommend the following resolutions: 1. We congratulate the Church upon the great work accomplished by our Board of Church Extension, and commend it to the enlarged liberality of our people. 2. The fact that our country is new, that our population doubles in less than thirty years, so that within another quarter ofa century we shall exceed an hundred millions of people, and that the powers of evil are intensely active, demand that the work of Church Extension shall be greatly enlarged in the quarter of a century to come. 3. We will not be content until, in the enlargement of this work, under the direction of the General Committee and Board of Church Extension, we shall fully...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782461
  • 9781236782465