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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations n.a. 4 --
Adherents n.a. n.a. --


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Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1981 16 6 2,245
1983 24 11 2,028
1983 17 9 2,332
1984 22 12 1,710
1985 20 11 1,483
1987 27 12 1,530
1995 20 8 1,076
1997 22 6 1,438
1999 23 5 1,313
2000 25 5 1,262
2001 26 5 1,267
2002 29 3 1,267

Notes

Snapshot

2000 and 2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by ASARB.

Year-by-Year

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]