Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America

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Denominational Profile

History

 

Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America

renamed toOrthodox Church in America, The (1970)

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 300 255 200,000
1929 247 234 182,000
1931 - - 107,550
1933 - 290 320,000
1935 283 346 526,000
1937 - 238 -
1942 - 399 400,000
1943 - 250 300,000
1946 - - 300,000
1950 - 399 400,000
1952 335 220 750,000
1953 339 326 440,000
1955 410 350 750,000
1956 426 359 760,000
1957 411 352 755,000
1961 319 321 850,000
1962 443 360 750,000
1964 364 350 600,000
1965 393 397 -
1966 337 309 -
1967 375 357 -
1969 355 300 1,000,000

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]