Signs of the Times

The Elkhart Truth

From a statement by the Elkhart County Council of Churches in The Elkhart Truth Elkhart, Indiana

For the first time in 100 years the percentage of Americans who belong to churches has decreased. Following a steady increase since 1870, 63.6 per cent of the population was affiliated with a church or synagogue in 1961. This percentage has now dropped to 63.4 per cent.

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September 14, 1963

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