A Church and Community Survey of Salem County, New Jersey (Google eBook)

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Edmund de Schweinitz Brunner
George H. Doran Company, 1922 - Social surveys - 92 pages
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Page vi - Representing the Federal Council of Churches Anna Clark CN Lathrop Roy B. Guild UL Mackey AE Holt AE Roberts F. Ernest Johnson Fred B. Smith Charles E. Schaeffer Representing the Home Missions Council and the Council of Women for Home Missions LC Barnes, Chairman Rodney W. Roundy, Secretary Alfred W. Anthony Rolvix Harlan Mrs. Fred S. Bennett RA Hutchison CA Brooks Florence E. Quinlan CE Burton WP Shriver AE Cory Paul L. Vogt David D. Forsyth Warren H. Wilson INTRODUCTION THE POINT OF VIEW THIS book...
Page 69 - Church Serves All Racial and Occupational Groups Sunday School Held Entire Year Sunday School Enrollment Equal to Church Membership Attempt to bring Pupils into Church Special Instruction for Church Membership Teacher Training or Normal Class Provision for Leadership Training Organized Activities for Age and Sex Groups Cooperation with Boards and Denominational Agencies Program Adopted Annually 25% of Membership Participating...
Page iv - It is hoped that it will prove to be of value not only to the churches and communities of the county surveyed, and to church boards and societies operating therein, but also to social and educational agencies which are interested in rural work generally. It is also believed that the situations discovered and the problems emerging in each of these surveys will be found to bear sufficient resemblance to those in other counties within the same region, as to render the policies and programs proposed...
Page iii - Country, begun under the auspices of the Interchurch World Movement, and completed by the Committee on Social and Religious Surveys.
Page 68 - Up-to-date Parsonage Adequate Church Auditorium Space Social and Recreational Equipment Well Equipped Kitchen Organ or Piano Sunday school rooms Stereopticon or Moving Picture Machine.
Page v - ... northern Missouri. V. Northwest: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and eastern Montana. VI. Prairie : Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. VII. Southwest : Southern Missouri, Arkansas and Texas. VIII. Range or Mountain: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and western Montana. The Director of the Town and Country Survey Department for the Interchurch World Movement was Edmund deS. Brunner. He is likewise the Director of this Department for the Committee on Social and Religious...
Page 68 - So far as the table shows, a resident pastor on full-time counts as much as horse sheds or parking space. Obviously, this is a weakness in the Standard, but it was drawn up not for the purposes of comparative evaluation but for the purposes of suggesting minimum achievements for an average, strong, country congregation. The points covered in this Par Standard...
Page 68 - ... all reasonableness, expect to attain. In the use of it here, no attempt has been made to give comparative value to the various points included, which are by no means of equal value, but which all enter into a complete equipment and program. PAR STANDARD TABLE Sample Sample County County I II Total ' Up-to-date Parsonage Adequate Church Auditorium Space Social and Recreational Equipment Well Equipped Kitchen Organ or Piano Sunday...
Page iv - ... to meet the needs of church executives and students of sociology who desire to carry the investigation further than is possible in the more popular presentation of Part I. Throughout, the aim of the survey is practical. It is hoped that it will prove of value not only to the churches and communities surveyed, and to church boards and societies operating therein, but also to social and educational agencies which are interested in rural work generally. It is also believed that the situations discovered...
Page v - Valuable help was given by the Home Missions Council ; by the Council of Women for Home Missions through their sub-Committee on Town and Country, and by a Committee appointed jointly by the Home Missions Council and the Federal Council of Churches for the purpose of cooperating with the Committee on Social and Religious Surveys in endeavoring to translate the results of the survey into action. The members of this Joint Committee on Utilizing Surveys are: Representing the Federal Council of Churches...

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