Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod

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Denominational Profile

History

Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America, General Synod

merged intoReformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod (1965)

merged intoPresbyterian Church in America (1982)

The Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod was formed in 1965 by a merger of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America, General Synod.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1965 247 109 10,400
1968 274 115 14,927
1971 320 129 17,798
1973 329 140 21,564
1974 354 140 22,452
1975 359 151 23,719
1976 369 142 24,248
1977 385 145 25,448

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]