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Denominational Profile

History

Pentecostal Assemblies of the World

split into  Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. (1919)

continuedChurch of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.

   

split into  Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide, Inc. (1957)
Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith (1930)

The Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. was founded in 1919 by Robert Clarence Lawson, formerly a minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1952 185 175 50,000
1954 185 155 45,000
1999 - 500 -

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]