Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God, Inc., is a predominantly black Oneness Pentecostal church founded in 1920 by William Thomas Phillips, formerly associated with the Faith Mission Church of God.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1935 150 58 5,000
1937 - 58 -
1942 - 200 8,000
1951 - 300 75,000
1956 350 300 75,000
1987 295 175 12,310
1988 130 177 12,479
1993 373 165 11,274
1994 160 160 12,369
1996 - 162 12,390
1997 378 146 12,871
2000 416 129 10,714

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. The National Council of Churches' data collection was discontinued after the 2012 Yearbook was published, and has been resumed by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The tables and graphs will be updated when the new collection is available. See the Yearbook of 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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