Five Year Statistical Report

The Annual Report of the church will be (or was, depending on your mail service) distributed at the second half of the annual meeting on Thursday, January 17. If you can't get one there please pick one up near the church office.

It contains my fifth annual report since coming to Bethlehem.  So I have stepped back to see what has happened and to assess our progress.  The statistical part of the report is found below.  The less measurable (but often more important) progress is in the longer report.

Let us be in earnest prayer about what these facts imply for our future together.

 
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
Total gift income:
(excluding foundation)
up 130% over 5 years
279,000
396
427
478
642
Total missions:
(excluding O/A gifts)
up 152% over 5 years
48,000
82
99
110
121
Total to BGC:
(includes Project '84 %)
up 214% over 5 years
28,000
56
69
71
88


Worship attendance:
(includes Lao)
up 30% over 4 years
NA
560
576
628
730
Sunday School attendance:
up 47% over 5 years
382
475
441
483
563
New members:
avg. yearly increase: 95
74
118
104
69
114
Total members:
up 20% over 5 years
783
826
820
860
939

Committed for the future,

Pastor John

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