Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan)

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Notes

The Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan) was established in 1890 by members of the Methodist Episcopal Church of southeastern Kansas. It was renamed Bible Holiness Church in 1995.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1950 - 45 1,200
1952 71 50 1,000
1953 69 46 1,000
1954 68 52 975
1955 75 52 974
1956 75 52 1,011
1957 82 53 1,007
1958 82 53 988
1991 64 49 695
1992 67 49 692

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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