Holy Orthodox Church in America (Eastern Catholic and Apostolic)

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Holy Orthodox Church in America is an independent Orthodox jurisdiction founded in 1934 by George Winslow Plummer. It is intimately connected with the Rosicrucian Society in America.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1935 24 12 748
1937 - 14 796
1939 - 12 847
1942 - 12 861
1944 - 14 1,300
1952 9 4 -
1953 10 4 -
1955 10 4 -
1956 8 4 -
1957 7 3 -
1958 8 3 211
1959 8 3 213
1960 8 3 218
1961 8 8 223
1962 9 3 227
1963 9 3 236
1964 10 4 251
1965 10 4 260
1981 4 1 250
1983 5 2 250

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]