Holiness Church of God

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Holiness Church of God is a Pentecostal church founded in 1920 by Holiness believers under the leadership of Elder James A. Frost.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1942 - 26 640
1944 - 22 587
1947 - 21 469
1951 - 19 22
1952 30 23 530
1953 26 25 535
1955 40 25 550
1956 38 23 600
1957 25 23 1,000
1959 25 29 652
1960 25 26 674
1961 32 26 637
1962 34 26 698
1963 31 24 661
1964 33 25 721
1965 32 26 884
1967 38 28 833
1968 36 28 927

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]