Evangelical United Brethren

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Denominational Profile

History

Evangelical Church
United Brethren in Christ

merged intoEvangelical United Brethren (1946)

merged intoUnited Methodist Church (1968)

   

split into  Evangelical Church of North America (1968)

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1946 - - 705,102
1947 - 4,434 712,616
1950 3,295 4,323 717,531
1951 3,252 4,457 720,544
1952 3,440 4,248 724,055
1953 3,438 4,347 727,549
1954 3,621 4,498 746,206
1955 3,473 4,370 737,489
1956 3,507 4,354 742,537
1957 3,410 4,156 746,460
1958 3,400 4,353 749,188
1959 3,598 4,317 749,788
1960 3,441 4,298 748,216
1961 3,477 4,299 747,932
1962 3,657 4,212 756,596
1963 3,715 4,287 750,450
1964 3,645 4,093 735,723
1966 3,628 3,970 732,377
1967 3,683 3,933 737,762

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]