Christian Unity Baptist Association

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Denominational Profile

History

Macedonia Baptist Association

merged intoChristian Unity Baptist Association (1935)

 

The Christian Unity Baptist Association emerged out of a controversy regarding open community within the Mountain Union Regular Baptist Association in 1901.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1940 - 8 269
1942 - 10 366
1944 - 10 418
1947 - 10 467
1950 12 11 566
1951 13 12 596
1952 12 12 591
1953 13 13 622
1954 14 13 635
1955 12 11 630
1956 12 12 661
1957 12 13 681
1958 10 11 620
1959 11 12 643
1962 12 13 662
1963 11 13 657
1964 15 12 645
1965 17 11 623
1966 15 11 617
1967 15 11 654
1968 16 11 651
1970 9 5 345

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]