Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarene)

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Snapshot

  2000 2010* Growth/Decline
Congregations 50 n.a. --
Adherents 4,393 n.a. --


Year-by-Year (Click on a point to see data)




Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1951 113 50 4,500
1952 11 30 1,500
1954 9 25 1,650
1956 8 32 1,701
1957 9 34 1,807
1958 11 43 2,259
1959 10 37 1,960
1960 13 38 2,024
1961 13 38 2,030
1971 - 43 4,000
1972 134 54 3,771
1973 170 41 3,720
1974 152 39 4,000
1975 128 40 4,711
1977 140 42 4,804
1979 127 43 2,497
1981 153 46 2,684
1983 170 46 2,713
1985 178 48 2,799
1993 234 63 3,723
2005 201 57 3,629
2008 211 54 3,527

Notes

Snapshot

2000 and 2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by ASARB.

Year-by-Year

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]