Church of God in Christ, Mennonite

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Denominational Profile

History

Mennonite Church USA

split into  Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (1859)

 

The Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, was founded in 1859 by John Holdeman, a former member of the Mennonite Church.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 40 22 1,300
1929 52 22 2,100
1935 148 107 2,100
1937 - 28 3,000
1938 - 28 -
1945 - 30 3,000
1952 71 32 3,828
1954 125 32 3,870
1957 76 33 4,156
1960 140 36 5,000
1961 86 38 5,000
1971 80 38 6,204
1978 - 78 7,400
1979 - 78 7,259
1980 - 78 7,259
1981 379 94 10,826
1983 - 118 7,753
1984 - 118 7,753
1985 - 88 7,753
1986 - 68 8,697
1989 347 70 9,389
1990 341 76 9,684
1991 344 78 9,999
1992 358 79 10,234
1993 379 86 10,500
1994 390 90 10,742
1995 397 96 11,037
1996 396 97 11,286
1997 420 102 11,551
1998 420 102 11,846
1999 439 102 12,144
2000 439 106 12,479
2001 477 111 12,754
2002 493 115 12,984
2003 501 118 13,307
2004 505 127 13,570
2005 503 130 13,822
2006 529 138 13,938
2007 546 141 14,262
2008 565 146 14,493
2009 579 148 14,672

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]