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Budget Containing the Status of Methodism at the Second Ecumenical Conference of Methodism
			
           STATUS OF METHODISM AND CHRISTIANITY.                  17



          AREA AND POPULATION OF THE FIELD.


     "The world is my parish," was the saying of John Wesley. His
words were more than prophecy-they were words of grandest fulfil-
ment of hope and success.
    It is marvelous to think and contemplate the onward march of
Methodism, when we consider that it has only been one hundred and
fifty-two years since the first class met, and only one hundred and
twenty-five years since Phillip Embry met in New York and Robert
Strawbridge on Sam's Creek, and one hundred and seven years since
the Christmas Conference.  But let us look at the Field and its inhabi-
tants and then see what we are doing toward bringing the world to the
feet of the Master.
   Countries.                                         Area Square Miles.
British America.......................................  3,148,390
Central America.......................................    169,925
South America.........................................  7,293,427
Mexican States........................................    740,970
United States ........................................  3,499,027

  Total square miles.................................. 14,851,739

The Dominion of Canada................................  3,470,257
West India Islands....................................    178,133
Hayti.................................................     10,204
Santa Domingo.........................................     10,045
Sandwich Islands......................................      6,640

  Total miles.........................................  3,683,279

  Grand total square miles............................ 18,535,018

         THE TOTAL POPULATION IN THE WESTERN SECTION.

   Countries.                                             Population.
British America.......................................  6,146,520
Central America.......................................  3,166,227
South America......................................... 28,918,118




			
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Budget Containing the Status of Methodism at the Second Ecumenical Conference of Methodism


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