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Definition of Nonchurch
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonchurch
Literary usage of Nonchurch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1911)
"As between church members and nonchurch members, it appears that there has, ... The highest percentage of nonchurch members reported by any state is 81.8 by ..."
2. Hepburn-Dolliver Bill: Full Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary by United States, Congress, United States Congress House, Committee on the Judiciary (1904)
"The difference between 4577 nonchurch communicants and the 5950 who entered said hotels to drink is precisely 1373, leaving a surplus drinking population in ..."
3. The Community Survey in Relation to Church Efficiency: A Guide for Workers by Charles Eden Carroll (1915)
"Dr. Kelley, the pastor, and his assistants used a series of five cards, named repectively the "worker's" card, the "prospect's" card, the "nonchurch member" ..."
4. New England: A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Chief Cities and by Osgood, James R., & Co., pub (1883)
"One day while they were whipping a nonchurch-goer on the public Green, a stranger rode up and cried, "Men of Ashford, you serve God as if the Devil was in ..."
5. The Methodist Year-book by William Harrison De Puy (1913)
"... 20542 persons attended these meetings, most of whom were men and nonchurch-goers. 343 persons came to the altar for prayer, expressing their faith in ..."
6. Vocations Within the Church by Leonidas Wakefield Crawford (1920)
"It is, however, far from a wholesome sign that in our land more than one half of our population are nonchurch members. Men are not only needed in the pulpit ..."
7. Annual Convention by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1914)
"... the great sane nonchurch mass of our American populace with their instinctive fear of clerical control, are all, disjointly, however, trying to repel ..."
8. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1900)
"First, the nonchurch- going masses must be made to feel that they are welcome in our churches. Second, there must be deeper personal interest ..."