Evangelical Methodist Church

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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations n.a. 97 --
Adherents n.a. n.a. --


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Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1955 134 90 4,125
1956 154 94 4,783
1957 144 97 5,222
1958 179 101 5,618
1959 169 112 6,200
1960 179 116 6,044
1961 223 132 6,088
1963 228 139 8,041
1964 300 150 8,728
1965 239 150 9,311
1974 218 139 10,502
1985 - 126 9,040
1987 238 130 8,282
1990 269 126 8,514
1992 - 132 8,500
1997 215 123 8,615
2005 202 108 7,348

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]