Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth

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History

 

Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth (1925)

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split into  House of God Which is the Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth (1919)
House of God Which is the Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth Without Controversy (Keith Dominion) (1931)

The Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth is a predominantly black Pentecostal church founded in 1903 by Mother Mary L. Tate, a pioneer female Pentecostal evangelist in the South.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1935 300 250 18,000
1937 - 265 18,625

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]