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Denominational Profile

History

 

United Presbyterian Church of North America (1858)

merged intoUnited Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (1958)

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 964 922 168,638
1929 913 894 178,131
1931 - - 168,540
1933 - 874 177,265
1935 881 875 179,338
1937 - 861 180,065
1940 - 853 187,470
1942 - 850 190,724
1944 - 847 193,637
1946 - - 198,815
1950 877 832 213,810
1951 888 830 219,027
1952 914 829 222,201
1953 929 831 228,718
1954 949 827 237,233
1955 967 833 244,973
1956 991 833 251,344
1957 996 839 257,513

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]