Parts of the Indiana Annual Conference session were about the numbers. Here is a list of numbers that complete the story of the session June 10-13 in Muncie.

  • 3,296 – members eligible to attend conference
  • 1,604 – actual number of members who attended
  • 383 – guests who registered

Support, professions

  • 18% – percentage of Indiana UMCs that paid nothing to support the conference in 2009
  • 40% – percentage of Indiana UMCs which reported no new professions of faith in 2009

Operation Classroom In Gathering received:

  • 557 health kits, 173 layettes, 38 sewing kits, 72 boxes sewing supplies, 234 Bibles, 54 elementary kits, 343 yes kits, 111 boxes of dried milk and 61 boxes of other supplies

Special Conference Appeals in 2010

  • $791,564 – amount received for UMCOR Haiti earthquake relief
  • $11,269 – amount received for Conference Campus Ministries appeal

Membership

  • 194,495 – lay membership in Indiana UMCs at close of 2009
  • 116,722 – average worship attendance in 2009
  • 39,329 – average Sunday school attendance in 2009
  • 1,200 – number of congregations
  • 2 – number of new congregations chartered
  • 8 – number of congregations discontinued and abandoned

Day of Outreach figures

  • 631 – number of participants
  • 150 – number of Muncie volunteers that hosted event
  • 3,442 – number of food items collected

Offerings

  • $3,560 – amount received for local missions offering
  • $6,964 – amount received for Cabinet’s pastors emergency fund offering

Webcasting

  • 735 – number of hits on Web cast
  • 655 – number of hits on Web cast in USA
  • 80 – number of hits on Web cast beyond USA