Gray, op. cit., p. 157.
See Staff Titles in Local Councils, App. V., pp. 114, 115, and in State Councils, App. VI, pp. 116, 117, in Miller, Christian Unity--Its Relevance to the
The Church Woman, December, 1952.
15 Ibid., as reported in the March number of each succeeding year, state and
local contributions to DUCW amounted to
As distinguished from the number of persons noted earlier.
Cf. International Journal, December, 1953,
Elizabeth Longwell: "The Virginia
State Council Services Local Communities". (More than 52,000 pupils are
enrolled, 96% of the pupils in the grades where the program is offered.
Nearly a third of these pupils have little or no connection with the church.
Nearly 400 communities are served.)
Tabulation of the geographical distribution of subscribers to The Church
Woman as of March 10, 1953 (back cover of April, 1953 issue), and December 1, 1958 (map, pp. 20, 21, August-September, 1959), visualizes the
widespread and increasing interest in co-operative women's work throughout
the nation. Excluding 246 foreign subscriptions, there were 19,932 subscribers
to this journal in 1953, ranging from 36 in Nevada and in Utah to 1,369 in New York State; in 1958 the domestic total had increased to 27,655, ranging
from 8 in Alaska to 1,903 in Ohio. Started as a quarterly bulletin of the NCFW in 1935, and in 1938 becoming the joint publication of the three
groups merged in the 1941 UCCW, The Church Woman celebrated its 25th
anniversary in 1959.
The figures used are compiled from Numbers 1 to 10 of the invaluable Financial Counciling, issued by the Office for Councils of Churches, and
prepared by W. P. Buckwalter, Jr.
E.g., on age groups, alcohol, camping, drama, missions, peace, race relations,
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Book title: Church Cooperation in the United States:The Nation-Wide Backgrounds and Ecumenical Significance of State and Local Councils of Churches in Their Historical Perspective.
Contributors: Ross W. Sanderson - Author.
Publisher: Association of Council Secretaries.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1960.
Page number: 231.
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