Oregon Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church

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Denominational Profile

History

 

Oregon Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church (1893)

renamed toNorthwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1942 - 43 3,306
1944 - 38 3,691
1947 - 48 4,015
1950 137 50 4,442
1951 140 51 4,582
1952 140 51 4,636
1953 145 52 4,753
1954 143 56 4,922
1955 150 57 4,972
1956 150 57 5,074
1957 146 60 5,193
1959 154 62 5,398
1960 156 64 5,537
1961 172 63 5,665
1962 159 64 5,804
1963 155 62 5,944
1964 154 61 5,915
1965 156 63 5,972
1966 159 63 6,055
1968 150 62 6,224
1969 163 63 6,343

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]