Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches and Ministers International

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Fellowship was founded in 1962 by a group of independent Pentecostal ministers under the leadership of Gordon Lindsey. The fellowship has a special emphasis upon divine healing.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1980 931 394 59,100
1982 904 420 65,000
1983 809 401 65,000
1985 850 450 65,000
1992 1,243 475 -
1995 2,364 650 195,000
1999 2,424 896 275,200
2000 2,424 896 325,000
2002 2,707 902 326,900
2003 2,707 902 346,800
2004 2,887 902 414,100
2006 2,887 902 414,100
2007 3,381 1,273 432,632

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]