Pillar of Fire

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Denominational Profile

History

Methodist Episcopal Church

split into  Pillar of Fire (1917)

 

The Pillar of Fire is a Holiness church founded in 1917 by Alma White.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1929 126 62 2,950
1931 126 62 2,950
1935 - 48 2,442
1936 - 61 4,044
1937 - - 10,000
1948 - 61 5,100
1949 - 61 5,100

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]