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Denominational Profile

History

International Pentecostal Assembly
Pentecostal Church of Christ

merged intoInternational Pentecostal Church of Christ (1976)

 

The International Pentecostal Church of Christ was founded in 1976 when the International Pentecostal Assemblies and the Pentecostal Church of Christ merged.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1977 259 105 11,659
1979 180 85 4,997
1980 149 83 2,619
1982 155 83 2,685
1983 163 81 2,685
1984 139 81 3,010
1985 148 98 3,311
1987 128 75 2,743
1989 123 75 2,628
1990 126 77 2,914
1991 181 76 3,995
1992 167 73 4,593
1993 121 73 4,741
1994 100 75 5,090
1995 111 73 5,411
1997 163 70 5,311
1998 174 68 5,595
1999 161 69 5,572
2000 161 71 5,408
2002 157 67 4,961
2003 157 67 4,961
2009 141 66 4,807

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]