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Denominational Profile

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 38 54 2,475
1929 48 78 3,545
1935 50 81 8,897
1939 - 77 9,964
1941 - 85 10,724
1944 - 89 11,521
1950 72 108 16,579
1951 29 64 7,908
1952 38 65 8,126
1953 32 66 8,109
1955 27 50 6,460
1957 32 53 7,429
1958 27 51 7,443
1959 33 53 7,999
1960 33 54 8,531
1961 33 54 8,600

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]