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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 Church (Disciples of Christ) world 1,800,000 - 8,000
units
2
countries
1963 Rosten, Leo (ed.). Religions in America; New York: Simon & Schuster (1963), 8th ed. [1st pub. in 1952. 8th ed. completely revised]; pg. 58. "The Disciples of Christ constitute the largest purely indigenous American religious group, with about 1,800,000 adult communicants and some 8,000 autonomous congregations. " [Pg. 67 says "Internat'l Conv. consists of Canadian and U.S. churches]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world - - 8,000
units
- 1967 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 52. (Campbell-Stone movement) "From over 8,000 congregations listed in 1967, the Disciples Yearbook of 1971 contained barely 4,000. A majority of the departing congregations had already identified with the CCCC. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world - - 4,000
units
- 1971 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 52. (Campbell-Stone movement) "From over 8,000 congregations listed in 1967, the Disciples Yearbook of 1971 contained barely 4,000. A majority of the departing congregations had already identified with the CCCC. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 9,100,000 - - - 1980 Walls, Andrew. "Christianity " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 108. "Figure 2.7: Northern (non-Latin Western) Christianity [i.e. Protestantism], 1980: world figures (after Barrett, 1982) "; [listed in table as "Disciples/Churches of Christ "]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 8,783,192 - - - 1985 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1997, DK Publishing: New York (1996); pg. 84. Table: "Top 10 Christian Affiliations in the World " (listing of religious "affiliations ", or denominational families, with largest numbers of adherents, based on mid-1980s. Ranked #10; [Listed in table as "Disciples (Restorationists) "]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 1,043,943 - - - 1990 *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 Church (Disciples of Christ) "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 1,000,000 - 4,000
units
2
countries
1997 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 279. "The church... has nearly one million members in almost 4,000 congregations in the U.S. and Canada. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 700,000 - 4,000
units
- 1997 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 53. (Campbell-Stone movement) "The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), like so many liberal and mainline denominations, has a declining active membership, which is today probably less than 700,000, in slightly less than 4,000 congregations. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world - - 3,000
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) " by Lois Lannin (3686 South Airport Road, Traverse City, MI 49684); web page: "First Christian Church: Church Organization " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999); "Last Updated 07/12/98 " "As with all Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregations, we voluntarily cooperate with some 3,000 other Disciples churches in statewide, national, and international work. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Wyoming 1,907 0.42% 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': 1,568. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church of North America, General Council USA 13,500 - 104
units
- 1985 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 Church of North America, General Council. "
Christian Church of North America, General Council USA 13,500 - - - 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 75. "Originally known as the Italian Christian Church, this body's first General Conference was held in 1927 at Niagra Falls, New York... it is an affiliate member of the Pentecostal Fellowship of North America and the National Association of Evangelicals. Its membership stands at 13,500. "
Christian Church of North America, General Council USA 13,500 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Originally named "Italian Christian Church "
Christian Church of North America, General Council USA 31,558 - 350
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 Ch. of N.A., Gen Council
Christian Church of Sumba Indonesia - - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.; web page: news release represents a modest edit of the wrap-up prepared by the World Council of Churches (1998). Viewed 7 Oct. 1999. "Membership of the WCC rose to a record 339 churches as the Assembly welcomed eight more... two... are Indonesian: the Christian Protestant Angkola Church and the Christian Church of Sumba. "
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Alabama 3,500 0.09% 31
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 2,772. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Alaska 1,456 0.26% 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': 1,083. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Arizona 21,379 0.58% 71
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': 16,818. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Arkansas 8,499 0.34% 61
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': 6,820. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ California 63,930 0.21% 230
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': 50,365. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Canada 7,500 - 140
units
- 1989 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Churches and Churches of Christ in Canada. "
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Canada 7,500 - 140
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. 653. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Colorado 18,265 0.55% 77
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': 14,332. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Connecticut 530 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': 435. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Delaware 1,059 0.16% 9
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': 850. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Florida 43,070 0.33% 179
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': 35,695. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Georgia, USA 38,725 0.60% 126
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': 30,763. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Germany 2,800 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Religionswissenschaftlicher Medien- und Informationsdienst e.V. " [REMID: Religious Studies Media and Information Service, Marburg, Germany]; web page: "Informationen und Standpunkte " (viewed 2 Aug. 1999). Table: "Religious communities in Germany: Numbers of members " [data published July, 1999]; Listed as "Churches of Christ: Gemeinden Christi " in table. Source: REMID.
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Hawaii 1,413 0.13% 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': 1,136. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Idaho 7,566 0.75% 24
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': 5,858. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Illinois 119,161 1.04% 498
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': 95,396. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Indiana 160,099 2.89% 482
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': 127,317. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Iowa 24,137 0.87% 123
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': 19,220. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Kansas 47,310 1.91% 187
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': 37,167. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Kentucky 90,520 2.46% 355
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': 72,585. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Louisiana 3,513 0.08% 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': 2,687. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Maine 162 0.01% 6
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': 131. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Maryland 5,903 0.12% 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': 4,734. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Massachusetts 335 0.01% 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': 278. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Michigan 20,930 0.23% 114
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': 16,521. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Minnesota 6,890 0.16% 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': 5,380. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Mississippi 4,259 0.17% 30
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': 3,340. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Missouri 65,035 1.27% 323
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': 51,907. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Montana 2,812 0.35% 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': 2,172. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Nebraska 14,488 0.92% 87
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': 11,366. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Nevada 2,846 0.24% 9
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': 2,295. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ New Hampshire 396 0.04% 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': 313. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ New Jersey 1,210 0.02% 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': 982. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ New Mexico 6,572 0.43% 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': 5,036. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ New York 4,592 0.03% 66
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': 3,718. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ North Carolina 27,158 0.41% 161
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': 21,929. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ North Dakota 218 0.03% 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': 170. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Ohio 135,830 1.25% 480
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': 107,772. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Oklahoma 43,521 1.38% 200
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': 34,476. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Oregon 36,650 1.29% 167
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': 29,177. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Pennsylvania 26,307 0.22% 133
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': 21,594. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ South Carolina 3,910 0.11% 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': 3,031. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ South Dakota 1,617 0.23% 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': 1,245. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Tennessee 31,979 0.66% 161
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': 26,318. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Texas 33,766 0.20% 147
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': 26,012. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Texas 26,012 0.15% - - 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 Churches and Churches of Christ Texas 33,766 0.20% - - 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 Churches and Churches of Christ USA 1,050,000 - - - 1979 Carmody, Denise Lardner & John Tully Carmody. Western Ways to the Center: An Introduction to Western Religions; Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co. (1983); pg. 122. Table: "Membership Data on Major American Religious Groups [1979] "
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ USA 1,070,616 - 5,579
units
- 1988 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 Churches and Churches of Christ. "
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ USA 1,070,616 - 5,579
units
- 1988 *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. "


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