Report Volume 72

Report Volume 72

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...fields must be supplied and, God helping us, some of them shall be supplied, even if it means debt to the Convention. We are praying that God will raise up friends to provide for these most needy and promising fields. Whowill be God's messengers in answering these prayers? ' WEST WASHINGTON. REV. L. WALTON TERRY, TACOMA, GENERAL MISSIONARY. With feelings of deep gratitude for past blessings, and a spirit of thankfulness for what our Parent Society has enabled us to accomplish, we present the following report of last year's endeavor: The General Missionary has traveled 16,989 miles; written 2,899 letters and cards, and 4,750 mimeograph letters in 31 editions; written nine articles for publication; preached 258 sermons and addresses; 209 visits to churches, attended 444 meetings, with a total attendance of 26,342; dedicated seven churches, and reopened three others after extensive repairs; organized three Sunday Schools and four churches (refusing to organize several others for lack of support); distributed 14,450 pages of tracts, and made 1,187 religious calls. The missionary force numbered 42, serving 81 churches and out-stations. In mission churches there were 155 baptisms and 415 other additions. Upon the whole Convention field there were received by baptism 302, and 783 otherwise added, with 623 diminutions, making a net gain for the year of 462, and a present membership of 5,154. The sum of $12,416.34 was spent last year in missionary work, of which $4,416.34 were raised upon the Convention field, and $8,000 were received from the Home Mission Society. ' In connection with this, let me call attention to the magnificent record of these mission churches, for $33,000 raised for all purposes by them is surely a fine showing....show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972457
  • 9781236972453