Swedish Evangelical Free Church

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Denominational Profile

History

 

Swedish Evangelical Free Church (1884)

merged intoEvangelical Free Church of America (1950)

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 96 102 6,208
1929 151 105 8,700
1935 155 112 7,000
1937 - 141 10,000
1940 - 130 11,000
1942 - 130 12,000
1943 - 147 11,052
1947 - 161 12,000

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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