Press enter after choosing selection

Church Statistics

Church Statistics image
Parent Issue
Day
26
Month
May
Year
1841
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

-Thephia Repositery gives the fullowingas the lalest statistics of the various churches in the United States. The editor says, that he wíl! readily correct any mistakes. Methodist. - Total number of comraunicants, 844,816; travelling preachers, 3,743; local preachers, 6,022; total number of preachers, 10,365: population, 5,000,000. Baptist - Associations, 411; churchee, 6,942; ordained ministers, 3.851, mem bers, 501,194; population, 3,000,000. Roman Caiholic. - Bishops, 17; priests, 528; population, estimated at 1,300,000. Protestant Episcopal. - Bishops, 19, presbylers and deacons, 1,040. The nurnber of persons, including the communicanis, who altend and support the church are estimated at 1.000,000. Presbyterian (Üld School.) - Churches, 1,850; ministers 1,346; communicau's, 150,000; population, 1,000,000. Presbyierian (New School.)- Churches 1,225; communicunts, 120,000; populalion. 800,000. Cumberland Presbyteiian.-Synods, 12; presbyteries, 5ij ministers, 600, aiembers, 80,000; population, 500,000. Gemían Reformed. - Ministens, 200; congregations, 600 ; members, 75,000, exclusive of the synod of Ohio. Associa te Presbyterian. - Ministers,97 ; congregations, 220; families, 5,001 ; commuuicants, 12,172. Free Will Baptist.- Churchos, 857; ordained ministers, 537; licentiates, 173; cummunicants, 41,887. Sevemh Day Baptist. - Associations, 4; ordained ministers, 35; communicants, fïom 5 to fH)OO.

Article

Subjects
Signal of Liberty
Old News