Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangite)

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Denominational Profile

History

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

split into  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangite) (1845)

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangite) was founded in 1845 by James Jesse Strang, a Mormon church leader in Wisconsin at the time Joseph Smith was killed. He received a set of revelations which became authoritative for his church.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1936 - 4 123
1952 - 6 200
1956 30 5 225
1957 42 5 200
1958 - - 200

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]