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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Christian and Missionary Alliance Indiana 3,085 0.06% 29
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,507.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Iowa 3,871 0.14% 28
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,565.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Kansas 565 0.02% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 498.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Kentucky 1,804 0.05% 20
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 975.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Laos 7,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD -1979 edition); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Largest Evangelical groups -- Evangelical Church (CMA) [It appears this refers to the Christian and Missionary Alliance] once 7,000 members; Brethren (Swiss, British and OMF) approx. 1,000 members.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Louisiana 103 0.00% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 39.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Maine 691 0.06% 11
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 336.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Maryland 3,134 0.07% 23
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,333.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Massachusetts 3,649 0.06% 31
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,761.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Michigan 4,313 0.05% 32
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,312.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Minnesota 17,644 0.40% 85
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 7,475.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Mississippi 58 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 33.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Missouri 523 0.01% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 277.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Montana 4,358 0.55% 41
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,639.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Nebraska 5,916 0.37% 18
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,180.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Nevada 67 0.01% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 25.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New Hampshire 594 0.05% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 248.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New Jersey 7,689 0.10% 46
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 3,313.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New Mexico 215 0.01% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 59.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New York 20,264 0.11% 150
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 9,860.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New York: Buffalo 73 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997). [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1]; pg. 8. "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Christian and Missionary Alliance.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New Zealand - - - - 1986 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New Zealand - 0.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New Zealand 159 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Minor Churches (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level.
Christian and Missionary Alliance North Carolina 6,347 0.10% 48
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 3,712.
Christian and Missionary Alliance North Dakota 301 0.05% 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 116.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Ohio 25,334 0.23% 106
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 11,439.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Oklahoma 401 0.01% 7
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 200.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Oregon 7,272 0.26% 34
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,320.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Pennsylvania 37,006 0.31% 259
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 16,847.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Philippines 30,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD (orig. source: 1979) by P. J. Johnstone); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Methodists 100,000; All Baptists 80,000; All Pentecostals 150,000; Alliance Church (CMA) 30,000 [It appears this refers to the Christian and Missionary Alliance]; Assoc. of Bible Churches (OMF, FECC) 10,000.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Puerto Rico 5,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 3,200,000. Protestants 12%. Community 400000. Membership 168,000. Denominations 26. Largest: Pentecostals (7) 67,000 members; United Methodists 14,000; Baptists (2) 15,000; Disciples of Christ 11,000; CMA 5,000 [It appears this refers to the Christian and Missionary Alliance]. Evangelicals 8% of population.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Rhode Island 802 0.08% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 475.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Saskatchewan: Saskatoon - - 7
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: Saskatoon Free-Net:Religion (viewed 1998) citywide religion directory for Saskatoon & area
Christian and Missionary Alliance South Carolina 921 0.03% 11
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 498.
Christian and Missionary Alliance South Dakota 1,144 0.16% 14
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 489.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Tennessee 860 0.02% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 505.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Texas 3,082 0.02% 45
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,605.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Texas 1,605 0.01% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Texas 3,082 0.02% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Thailand 1,700 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) "Baptists (4 groups) 8,000; Pentecostals 6,000; Various Evangelical Churches associated with OMF 2,000+; CMA 1,700; WEC 700. " [It appears that "CMA " here refers to the Christian and Missionary Alliance. In response to my query, the Nance profiles author sent me a note saying CMA is "Christian Missionary Alliance, a denomination with their headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. " I believe the author simply dropped the 'and' from the name, and is mistaken about the HQ of the CMA, as no such org. is headquartered in Colorado, according to Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions (1991).]
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 32,000 - 444
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 341. Table: "...the leading holiness groups in the United States at the present time are as follows: " [Table lists figures for "Churches " and "Members " for 28 groups.]
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 238,734 - 1,785
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 205. "The Christian and Missionary Alliance... Nyack, NY [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1986 the Alliance reported 238,734 members, 1,785 churches... There were 1,052,663 members worldwide in 53 countries. Work in Canada is cordinated from headquarters in Willowdale, Ontario. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 271,696 - 1,795
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 244,296 - 1,785
units
- 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 70-71. "The Alliance has ministries in 53 nations. In the U.S. an Puerto Rico, work is carried on in 21 geographic and 10 intercultural districts... In all districts, there are 1,785 churches fully or partially organized, with an inclusive membership of 244,296. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 267,853 - 1,900
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 248-255. Table 2: US Current Stats. (# of adherents from table's "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "Christian and Missionary Alliance. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 267,853 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Religions and Health Care " by Fr. J Mahoney, M.Div.; web page: "Membership Reported " (viewed 20 Feb. 1999); [Orig. source: J. Gordon Melton. Encyclopedia of American Religions, 6th edition, copyright 1999, Gale Publishing] Table: "Membership Reported "; 3 key columns: "Religious Group ", "Year ", "Membership " (which always specifies location, whether U.S., North America, or Total]; listed in table as "Christian and Missionary Alliance "
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 289,391 - 1,923
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 307,366 - 1,957
units
- 1995 *LINK* web site for Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches (accessed 1998); [Orig. source: Source: Kenneth B. Bedell, editor, Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, annual.] Table: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches: U.S. Religious Bodies with more than 60,000 Members "; "...prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census... for the 1997 edition of the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 307,366 - 240
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 651. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Membership figs. generally based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 328,078 - 1,964
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 692. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Christian and Missionary Alliance
Christian and Missionary Alliance USA 302,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Christian Organizations "; "Membership numbers, as supplied by various denominations "
Christian and Missionary Alliance Utah 441 0.03% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 243.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Vermont 1,706 0.30% 10
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 686.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Virginia 3,358 0.05% 25
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,231.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Washington 13,447 0.28% 64
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 5,839.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Washington, D.C. 169 0.03% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Christian and Missionary Alliance West Virginia 1,075 0.06% 10
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 723.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Wisconsin 10,788 0.22% 52
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 5,814.
Christian and Missionary Alliance world 32,000 - 444
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 160. "Christian and Missionary Alliance: A conservative evangelistic and missionary group founded by A. B. Simpson in 1881. It has missions in many countries and... work in U.S. There are 444 churches with 32,000 members. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance world 1,052,663 - - 53
countries
1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 204-205. "The Christian and Missionary Alliance... Nyack, NY [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1986 the Alliance reported 238,734 members, 1,785 churches... There were 1,052,663 members worldwide in 53 countries. Work in Canada is cordinated from headquarters in Willowdale, Ontario. "
Christian and Missionary Alliance world 2,644,296 - 13,210
units
53
countries
1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 70-71. "The Alliance has ministries in 53 nations... In [U.S.] districts, there are 1,785 churches fully or partially organized, with an inclusive membership of 244,296. Foreign missionary work is carried on in Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, the Middle East, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. There are 1,245 Alliance missionaries and 12,409 national pastors and workers who minister in 11,425 churches in those countries. Overseas Alliance membership is over 2.4 million... "
Christian and Missionary Alliance world 2,189,391 - 15,884
units
54
countries
1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). World figures come by adding US figures (289,391 members in 1,923 churches) to overseas figures: 1.9 million members in 13,961 churches.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Wyoming 1,436 0.32% 15
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 450.
Christian and Missionary Alliance - missionaries world 1,245 - - 53
countries
1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 70-71. "The Alliance has ministries in 53 nations... Foreign missionary work is carried on in Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, the Middle East, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. There are 1,245 Alliance missionaries and 12,409 national pastors and workers who minister in 11,425 churches in those countries. Overseas Alliance membership is over 2.4 million... "


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