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Michigan

Denominational Groups, 2000

1,079,117 783,541 46,294 2,019,926 228,031 5,781,535
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
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant 0 +10 n.a.
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant -17 -7,960 -11.7%
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Dioceses Orthodox 0 +645 94.9%
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant 0 +249 42.7%
Apostolic Christian Churches (Nazarene) Evangelical Protestant 0 +11 10.5%
Armenian Apostolic Church / Catholicossate of Cilicia Orthodox 0 -3,320 -66.4%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +21 +16,206 24.0%
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, The Evangelical Protestant 0 -40 -5.6%
Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant +6 -482 -5.1%
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant +1 +887 41.9%
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant 0 +8 14.0%
Brethren Church, The (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant 0 -7 -53.8%
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant -1 -4 -1.2%
Catholic Church Catholic -27 -318,682 -13.6%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant -3 -146 -3.4%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 0 +585 6.4%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant -1 +2,809 13.4%
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant -3 +12,031 11.9%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant -11 -554 -3.7%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant +9 +5,016 25.0%
Church of God General Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 -87 -16.0%
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant 0 -3 -0.7%
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant -7 -311 -24.0%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +23 +6,545 27.9%
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant -1 +18 1.0%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant -11 +1,489 4.4%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant -3 -2,064 -6.7%
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 +268 105.9%
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant -1 -475 -16.0%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant -8 n.a. n.a.
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 +258 9.3%
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 0 -16 -6.5%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant -1 -13,245 -18.5%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant +10 +2,680 70.7%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant -6 -6,762 -4.0%
Evangelical Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant +1 -53 -16.0%
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant +6 +5,247 54.0%
Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant 0 +5 25.0%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant -7 +1,937 13.4%
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant +2 +253 16.9%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox -2 n.a. n.a.
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant -5 +9,370 45.0%
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant +9 +15,543 40.3%
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant +12 +673 81.6%
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant -3 -133 -43.2%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant +2 +188 108.7%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology -2 +2,884 2.7%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant +7 -5,910 -2.4%
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant -28 -3,018 -55.5%
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant -3 +851 11.8%
Moravian Church in America--Northern Province Mainline Protestant -1 -237 -29.7%
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant +11 -3,352 -19.1%
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant +11 -1,055 -21.1%
Netherlands Reformed Congregations Evangelical Protestant 0 -693 -38.1%
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 -831 -12.4%
Old Missionary Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant +1 +223 149.7%
Old Order Amish Church Evangelical Protestant +32 -479 -9.1%
Orthodox Church in America: Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese Orthodox 0 n.a. n.a.
Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America Orthodox +1 n.a. n.a.
Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Orthodox -3 n.a. n.a.
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant +6 +1,740 36.8%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant -7 -21,853 -17.3%
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant 0 +219 19.6%
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant -9 -4,134 -4.7%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant +2 +16,064 203.4%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 0 -237 -0.6%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +28 -5,949 -9.6%
Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox -1 -1,100 -64.7%
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox +1 n.a. n.a.
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology +2 +401 9.4%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant -28 -16,259 -21.9%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant -41 -29,860 -11.8%
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant +1 +14,530 36.9%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant +2 -2,881 -6.1%
  Totals: -34 -332,349 -7.8%

The population of these 83 counties (or equivalents) in 1990 was 9,295,297; in 2000 it was 9,938,444. The total population changed 6.9%. The adherent totals for 1990 (4,686,550) represent 50.4% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (4,156,909) include 41.8% of the 2000 population. There is sufficient data for 68 groups to calculate 1990-2000 change. These 68 groups had 4,246,173 adherents in 1990 and 3,913,824 adherents in 2000, for a change of -7.8%

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 1990 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 132 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Martin B. Bradley, Norman M. Green, Jr., Dale E. Jones, Mac Lynn, and Lou McNeil supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1990, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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