Independent Baptist Church of America

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The Independent Baptist Church of America was founded in 1927 as a merger of the Scandinavian Independent Baptist Denomination in the U.S.A. and the Scandinavian Free Baptist Society of the U.S.A.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1935 12 12 230
1936 - 8 129
1937 - 12 230
1950 10 2 120
1951 - 4 120
1952 4 3 50
1954 - 2 -
1956 4 2 100
1958 4 2 -
1959 4 2 30
1960 2 2 30
1961 4 2 70
1962 4 2 25
1963 4 2 25
1965 4 2 70
1966 2 2 25

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]