Church of God (Which He Purchased With His Own Blood)

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Denominational Profile

History

Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship)

split into  Church of God (Which He Purchased With His Own Blood) (1953)

 

The Church of God (Which He Purchased with His Own Blood) is a predominantly black Pentecostal church founded in 1953 by William Jordan Fizer, formerly a minister with the Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship).

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1978 8 8 747
1980 9 8 799
1981 14 7 800
1984 14 7 800
1986 10 7 800
1990 20 9 800
1991 16 7 800

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]