Metropolitan Church Association

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Metropolitan Church Association is a Holiness church founded in 1894 (as Metropolitan Holiness Church). It took its present name in 1899.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1935 101 20 1,200
1936 - 14 961
1950 60 21 1,300
1951 61 20 800
1954 61 25 435
1955 61 26 -
1956 62 28 513
1957 62 16 443
1958 62 15 443

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]