Religion: 6.5% OFF

Many a small Protestant church is in financial difficulties. Some may have to merge with neighboring congregations. Churches which built apartments, shops, hotels during boom times find rentals dropping. Last week the Methodist Episcopal Board of Foreign Missions was $1,000,000 in debt. Unless the church finds a way to pay its debt, the Board will be wiped out.

But architects predict a 21% increase in Protestant church building this year over last year. It is estimated that Protestants in the U. S. give from 500...

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