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Baptist General Conference

renamed toConverge Worldwide (2008)


Converge Worlwide was founded in 1852 as the Baptist General Conference. It changed its name in 2008.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
2009 1,100 1,100 300,000

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]

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