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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 18,000 - 441
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 789. "(Tomlinson) Church of God: A pentecostal holiness sect with headquartes at Cleveland, Tenn. Its early history corresponds with the Church of God, but a division occurred in 1922... The census reports 441 churches & 18,000 members. "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 45,000 - 1,081
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 173. "Church of God: A pentecostal sect with headquarters in Cleveland, Tenn.. 1st org. as 'Christian Union' in 1886, reorganized as the 'Holiness Church' in 1902, and took its present name in 1907... 1,081 churches & 45,000 members. "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 75,000 - - - 1965 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 10). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1332. "One such group, which arose in Tennessee and North Carolina in the 1890s, was the Church of God (Tomlinson), so named after its first superintendent. The movement fragmented on a number of occasions, and subsequently claimed to be the first established Pentecostal denomination. The movement divided again at the death of its founder, one group following Milton Tomlinson as the Church of God of Prophecy... the other followed his brother, Homer Tomlinson, who claimed (perhaps exaggeratedly) 75,000 followers in the 1960s... "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 505,775 - 5,346
units
- 1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 232-233. Church reporting.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 505,775 - - - 1984 *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 "Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 505,775 - 5,346
units
- 1984 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) [Orig. source: Crews, Mickey, 1990. The Church of God: A Social History. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press] -
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 1,813,000 - - - 1988 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 84. "1988 membership in the U.S. reported as 587,495, and a worldwide constituency of 1,813,000. "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 620,000 - - - 1990 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) [Orig. source: Crews, Mickey, 1990. The Church of God: A Social History. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press] -
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 2,720,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 3,646,409 - 24,296
units
- 1994 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) [Orig. source: Crews, Mickey, 1990. The Church of God: A Social History Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press] -
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) world 4,000,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* official church web site the Church of God has become an international church with a membership approaching 4 million.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Wyoming 90 0.02% 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': 69.
Church of God (Guthrie, Oklahoma) world - - - 7
countries
1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 207. "Church of God (Guthrie, Oklahoma)... Guthrie, OK [H.Q.]... was formed by some ministers and laymen of the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) who separated in 1910-/11 over what they felt had been compromises and changed in doctrine and practice... A vigorous mission program is supported in the Philippines, Nigeria, Mexico, and India... camp meetings are held across the U.S. and in Mexico and Canada. Membership: Not reported. "
Church of God (Holiness) USA 1,500 - 120
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 207-208. "Church of God (Holiness)... Overland Park, KS [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1988 the church reported 1,500 members and 120 congregations in the U.S. and a worldwide membership of 16,000. "
Church of God (Holiness) world 16,000 - - - 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 207-208. "Church of God (Holiness)... Overland Park, KS [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1988 the church reported 1,500 members and 120 congregations in the U.S. and a worldwide membership of 16,000. "
Church of God (Huntsville, Alabama) world 75,890 - - - 1978 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Church of God (Huntsville, Alabama) world 75,890 - - - 1978 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 81-82. "Its membership was reported at 75,890 in 1978. "
Church of God (Jerusalem Acres) world 10,000 - 145
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 233-234. Church reporting.
Church of God (Original) Trinidad and Tobago - - 1
unit
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 241. "(Original) Church of God... n 1971 there wree 70 churches (including 1 in Trinidad), 20,000 members... "
Church of God (Original) USA - - 69
units
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 241. "(Original) Church of God... n 1971 there wree 70 churches (including 1 in Trinidad), 20,000 members... "
Church of God (Original) world 2,200 - 58
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 551. "(Original) Church of God, the: A pentecostal sect with headquarters at chattanooga, Tenn. It was organized in 1886 by R. J. Spurling... There are 58 churches and 2,200 members. "
Church of God (Original) world 200,000 - 70
units
2
countries
1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 241. "(Original) Church of God... Chattanooga, TN [H.Q.]... In 1971 there wree 70 churches (including 1 in Trinidad), 20,000 members... "
Church of God (Original) world 20,000 - 70
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. 82-83. "...denominational headquarters are at Chattanooga. There are 70 churches, with about 20,000 members. "
Church of God (Original) world 20,000 - 70
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). "The (Original) Church of God, Inc. "; Headquarters: Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Church of God (Sanctified Church) world 5,000 - 60
units
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: Black Holiness; pg. 222. "Church of God (Sanctified Church)... Nashville, TN [H.Q.]... Membership: Not reported. In the early 1970s the Church reported 60 congregations with approximately 5,000 members. "
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Alabama 108 0.00% 4
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: 80. [Listed as 'Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Colorado.']
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Arizona 53 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': 30.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Arkansas 176 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': 134.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. California 1,520 0.01% 22
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': 1,082.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Colorado 228 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': 152.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Florida 86 0.00% 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': 45.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Georgia, USA - - 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Idaho 58 0.01% 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': 46.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Illinois 325 0.00% 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': 222.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Indiana 20 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': 15.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Iowa 73 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': 59.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Kansas 60 0.00% 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': 48.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Maryland 135 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': 103.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Michigan 431 0.00% 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': 341.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Minnesota 96 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': 67.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Missouri 331 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': 252.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Nebraska 18 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': 18.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Nevada 44 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': 29.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. New Mexico 54 0.00% 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': 45.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. New York 264 0.00% 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': 198.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. North Carolina 88 0.00% 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': 70.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. North Dakota 70 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': 54.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Ohio 61 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': 50.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Oklahoma 500 0.02% 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': 377.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Oregon 470 0.02% 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': 369.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Pennsylvania 46 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': 26.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. South Carolina 37 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': 24.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. South Dakota 37 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': 28.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Tennessee 108 0.00% 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': 82.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Texas 1,743 0.01% 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': 1,243.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Texas 1,243 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.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Texas 1,743 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 ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 5,700 - 153
units
- 1990 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 "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day). "
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 5,749 - 153
units
- 1990 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 "Church of God (Seventh Day), Denver, Colo.. "
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 7,511 - 153
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 6,178 - 135
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. 85. "The Denver body claims a membership in a wide area between Michigan and Texas and on the Pacific Coast; U.S./Canadian membership is 6,168 in 135 churches; worldwide membership, more than 40,000. "
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 6,178 - 138
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Church of God (Seventh Day), headquartered in Denver is distinct from Church of God (7th Day) headquartered in Salem, West Virginia.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 6,000 - 161
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. Listed as "Church of God (Seventh Day), Denver, CO "
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. USA 10,000 - 175
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 Ch. of God (Seventh Day), Denver, CO
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Washington 203 0.00% 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': 145.


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