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Indiana

Denominational Groups, 2000

972,885 721,220 17,220 836,009 61,460 3,471,691
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents % Change
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant +15 +5,612 663.0%
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant +12 +1,740 396.0%
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant 0 +139 278.0%
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant +1 +430 252.0%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant +3 +110 196.0%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology +11 +10,361 136.0%
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant +2 +1,003 135.0%
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox +3 +300 111.0%
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant +21 +2,678 94.0%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant -11 +6,392 89.0%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +40 +13,063 86.0%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant +3 +747 79.0%
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant +12 +6,824 70.0%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant -4 +5,292 70.0%
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant +9 +769 68.0%
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant 0 +175 63.0%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +70 +16,130 40.0%
Separate Baptists in Christ Evangelical Protestant -2 +750 37.0%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +79 +33,706 37.0%
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant +3 +331 35.0%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +29 +38,435 23.0%
Evangelical Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant 0 +239 16.0%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +3 +1,584 16.0%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 0 +397 16.0%
Old Order Amish Church Evangelical Protestant +142 +2,546 15.0%
Catholic Church Catholic -35 +111,821 15.0%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant -1 +445 13.0%
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant +3 +743 13.0%
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant +1 +26 9.0%
Christian Union Evangelical Protestant 0 +56 7.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant +15 +1,142 1.0%
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 -100 -3.0%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +11 -3,170 -8.0%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant -12 -12,922 -15.0%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant -41 -12,925 -18.0%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant -62 -20,348 -20.0%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant -15 -13,197 -20.0%
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant -45 -31,051 -21.0%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant -140 -97,721 -25.0%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant +6 -6,555 -26.0%
Church of God General Conference Evangelical Protestant +1 -105 -26.0%
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant -9 -5,781 -28.0%
Brethren Church, The (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant -2 -1,912 -29.0%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant -25 -36,780 -34.0%
Moravian Church in America--Northern Province Mainline Protestant -1 -333 -39.0%
Primitive Methodist Church in the USA Evangelical Protestant 0 -43 -41.0%
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant -2 -669 -41.0%
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant +8 -9,738 -47.0%
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 -70 -48.0%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant +9 -27,369 -56.0%
Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant -1 -502 -59.0%
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant -1 -1,972 -63.0%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant +1 -11,390 -67.0%
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant +1 +75 n.a.
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant +227 +38,774 n.a.
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church Orthodox +4 +830 n.a.
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant +11 +3,955 n.a.
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox +7 +8,169 n.a.
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, The Evangelical Protestant +2 +183 n.a.
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant +14 +12,966 n.a.
Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists Evangelical Protestant +1 +20 n.a.
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant +26 +79 n.a.
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant +55 +51,620 n.a.
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant +23 +4,201 n.a.
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant +28 +2,243 n.a.
Enterprise Baptists Association Evangelical Protestant +1 +49 n.a.
Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Orthodox +4 +455 n.a.
Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America Orthodox +2 +163 n.a.
Midwest Congregational Christian Fellowship Evangelical Protestant +18 +986 n.a.
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant +2 +396 n.a.
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant +6 +750 n.a.
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant +11 +1,219 n.a.
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant +32 +1,423 n.a.
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant +2 +11 n.a.
  Totals: +581 +97,900 +4.1%

The population of these 92 counties (or equivalents) in 1980 was 5,490,224; in 2000 it was 6,080,485. The total population changed 9.7%. The adherent totals for 1980 (2,413,434) represent 44.0% of the 1980 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (2,608,794) include 42.9% of the 2000 population. There is sufficient data for 74 groups to calculate 1980-2000 change. These 74 groups had 2,388,875 adherents in 1980 and 2,486,775 adherents in 2000, for a change of 4.1%

Sources

The 2000 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and includes statistics for 149 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Dale E. Jones, Sherri Doty, Clifford Grammich, James E. Horsch, Richard Houseal, Mac Lynn, John P. Marcum, Kenneth M. Sanchagrin and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Religious Congregations & Membership in the United States, 2000, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

The 1980 data were collected by the Glenmary Research Center and include statistics for 111 Judeo-Christian church bodies, including number of churches and adherents. Bernard Quinn, Herman Anderson, Martin Bradley, Paul Goetting and Peggy Shriver supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1980, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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