Reformed Methodist Church

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Denominational Profile

History

Methodist Episcopal Church

split into  Reformed Methodist Church (1914)

merged intoChurches of Christ in Christian Union (1952)

The Reformed Methodist Church was founded in Readsborough, Vermont, by a group of Methodists led by Pliny Brett, a local preacher. It joined the Churches of Christ in Christian Union in 1952.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1929 15 14 411
1935 23 14 367
1937 - 10 -
1940 - 10 400
1942 - 12 310
1944 - 13 326
1950 12 12 336

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]