Full Gospel Assemblies International

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Denominational Profile

Notes

Full Gospel Assemblies International is a Pentecostal body started in 1972 under the leadership of Dr. Charles E. Strauser.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1978 488 105 2,800
1979 480 124 2,900
1981 620 130 3,500
1982 365 140 3,500
1983 399 150 3,800
1984 399 150 3,800
1994 675 274 13,700
1995 290 44 3,960
1998 - 286 52,500
2000 241 17 1,342
2002 - 41 3,075
2007 220 11 2,786

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]