National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. (1895)
continuedNational Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.
|The National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., the largest predominantly black denomination in America, was founded in 1895 when the Foreign Mission Baptist Convention of the U.S.A., the American National Baptist Convention, and the Baptist National Educational Convention merged.|
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]