A Church Growth Study of the Zuni IndiansRalph Bruce Terry
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APPENDIX B

Records of the Christian Reformed Home Board of Missions

 

Table 8

Resume of Attendance Records for Zuni Mission
1944-1955*


       1944#   AM (Sunday School)  44        1945   AM (Sunday School) 70
               PM (worship)        46               PM                 52

       1946    AM (Sunday School)  81        1947   AM                 68
               PM                  54               PM                 47

       1948‡   AM                  80        1949†  AM                 73
               PM                  54               PM                 50

Sunday Meetings Weekday Meetings Sunday School Quarter Quarter Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Ave@ 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Ave@ 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Ave@ 1950 46 69 58 75 125 100 64 128 96 1951 65 60 55 103 71 135 90 80 135 110 118 83 68 138 102 1952 88 77 60 65 73 165 125 40 70 100 123 110 65 110 102 1953 70 60 45 55 58 75 55 40 75 61 105 70 60 80 79 1954 70 50 55 86 65 90 75 15 15 49 105 65 61 95 82 1955 80¶ 58 58 65 65 85 60 30 58 105 75 95 92

*From the files of the Board of Foreign Missions (incomplete).

#It appears from the records that in some (most?) of the earlier years there was only Sunday School in the AM with a worship service in the PM.

‡Report dated 5/11/48--past quarter.

†Annual report dated 1/30/49--average attendance for past half year,

@Researcher's calculations.

¶Breakdownt 25 Zuni adults, 15 white adults, and 40 children.

 

Table 9

Breakdown of Attendance Records for Zuni Mission
1956-1960*


1956   AM average:  100                     1958  AM average:  80
         13 adult staff                             10-20 white adults
         15 local white                             5-7 Zuni adults
         10 adult Zunis                             4-15 Zuni young people
         15-20 Zuni young people                    20-30 Zuni and white
         40 Zuni and white children                   children
                                                  PM averages 40
                                                    staff + 5-10 Zuni adults
                                                    4-15 Zuni young people

1959   AM:                                  1960  (May report)
         10-15 white adults                       AM Sunday School:
         10-15 Zuni adults                          10-20 white adults
         30+ Zuni and white children                8-15 Zuni adults
       PM:                                          60-80 Zuni children
         10 white adults
         10-20 Zuni adults
         10-20 Zuni and white children

*From the files of the Board of Foreign Missions (incomplete).

Table 10

 

Monthly Attendance Records for Zuni Mission
1964-1971

Year                         Month                                Average Standard
                                                                          Deviation
      Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

Sunday morning 1964 31 31 43 31 29 28 26 28 30 28 29 30.36 4.26 1965 36 34 32 40 27 31 26 29 25 23 31 30.36 4.84 1966 32 30 35 36 50 27 42 59 67 70 103 50.09 22.00 1967 75 69 66 54 57 88 62 54 60 65.00 11.10 1968 48 53 55 55 35 40 41 40 50 46.33 7.06 1969 40 45 42 61 47 39 28 38 68 48 46 45.64 10.93 1970 49 56 53 42 44 32 35 40 38 38 36 35 41.50 7.28 1971 43 37 40.00 Sunday evening 1964 78 60 69 42 40 40 42 36 32 36 36 46.45 14.60 1965 37 37 40 44 33 36 38 36 35 38 42 37.82 3.02 1966 50 38 39 35 48 24 38 37 55 44 107 46.82 20.61 1967 39 42 43 38 39 32 25 45 33 37.33 5.95 1968 35 43 27 27 30 28 65 22 40 35.22 12.30 1969 26 67 85 46 44 26 34 28 43 39 58 45.09 17.66 1970 37 29 48 27 20 28 26 23 25 24 34 35 29.67 7.38 1971 30 27 28.50 Sunday School 1964 70 83 97 83 70 65 63 70 75 78 79 75.73 9.29 1965 83 85 79 79 75 69 55 56 53 50 61 67.73 12.49 1966 67 67 67 58 60 40 60 84 97 86 116 72.91 20.18 1967 88 86 83 73 65 85 75 95 89 82.11 8.82 1968 86 80 71 71 49 50 44 46 70 63.00 14.95 1969 60 69 68 73 66 46 36 42 76 61 65 60.18 12.53 1970 66 79 59 58 58 47 41 36 41 60 69 42 54.67 12.70 1971 49 49 49.00

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