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


                            SUMMARY.
                                        Members
                                   Ministers.  Churches.  Baptized.
Europe ..........................    22,980     29,644    43,133,696
Asia ............................       203        142        90,969
Africa ..........................       314        237       103,821
Oceanica.........................       132        310       125,794
North America ...................     4,710      7,964     6,511,500
South America ...................        47         61        95,500
Jewish Missions .................        20         23     .........

    Total in the world ..........    28,407     38,386    50,061,780
                 LUTHERANS IN ALL LANGUAGES.
    The Lutheran is a Church of many languages.  The latest statis-
tics show that of her baptized membership throughout the world
32,000,000 speak German, 5,300,000 Swedish, 2,500,000 Norwegian,
2,300,000 Danish, 2,048,000 Finnish, 1,250,000 English, 1,113,000
Hungarian, 624,000 Livonian, 480,000 Courlanish, 272,000 Esthnian,
70,000 French, 70,000 Icelandic, 48,000 Bohemian, and that in
every other civilized tongue she is well represented, numbering in the
world 28,407 educated ministers, 38,386 church edifices, and
50,061,780 baptized members. This Church, though taking its origin
in Germany, seems to know no fatherland or mother tongue. She is
at home everywhere. In the United States, though among the last to
come to general public recognition, she is doing Christian work in
twelve different languages.
                         AMERICA--1891.
Ministers................................................      4,800
Congregations ...........................................      8,500
Communicant Members .....................................  1,108,000
Periodical Publications .................................        150
Theological Seminaries ..................................         23
Colleges ................................................         26
Female Seminaries .......................................         10
Academies................................................         42
Orphan's Homes ..........................................         35
Hospital Immigrant Missions .............................         25
Orphans supported........................................      1,500




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


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