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Denominational Profile

History

Congregationalist Churches

split into  American Unitarian Association (1825)

merged intoUnitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (1961)

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 476 440 58,024
1929 487 360 62,925
1933 - 435 64,516
1935 458 389 60,574
1937 - 377 58,951
1940 - 380 63,745
1941 - 365 61,600
1944 - 364 62,593
1946 - 365 69,104
1950 469 357 75,389
1951 489 357 79,901
1952 503 347 82,420
1953 503 355 86,129
1954 518 366 90,398
1955 525 378 96,715
1956 527 373 101,549
1957 696 365 104,914
1958 539 373 108,396
1959 553 384 109,508
1960 575 392 101,205

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]