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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 in Christ, Mennonite USA 11,551 - 102
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 Church of God in Christ (Mennonite)
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite USA 11,037 - 95
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " Church of God in Christ, Mennonite; Members: Canada - 3,768; USA - 11,037; Total - 14,805; Congregations: Canada - 42; USA - 95 Total - 137
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Washington 61 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': 44.
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Wisconsin 444 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': 346.
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite world - - 33
units
- 1959 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959); pg. 237. "The Yearbook of American Churches lists the following branches of the Mennonite faith:... Church of God in Christ (Mennonite) with 33 churches... "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite world 13,732 - 205
units
11
countries
1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: German Mennonites; pg. 303-304. "Church of God in Christ, Mennonite... Moundridge, KDS [H.Q.]... There are congregations in 21 states, 5 Canadian provinces, Brazil, Belize, The Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Mexico, Nigeria, and the Philippines... Membership: In 1987...There were a total of 13,732 members worldwide in 100 congregations and 105 mission stations. "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite world 13,732 - 100
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. 150. "Missions are operated in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Haiti, the Philippines, India, and Nigeria; there are 13,732 members in more than 100 congregatinos, from the U.S. to Brazil. Kansas is the state of heaviest concentration. "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite world 15,000 - - - 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 72. "The church has a worldwide membership of about 15,000, most of them in the United States and Canada. "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite world 15,277 - 100
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 in Christ, Mennonite Zimbabwe 22 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Africa: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " ZIMBABWE: Church of God in Christ, Mennonite... Members: 22
Church of God International Texas - - - - 1977 web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Anglo-Israelism; British Israelism; Worldwide Church of God "; URL: http://www.religioustolerance.org/anglo_is.htm (viewed 1 May 1999) [NOTE: Statistics and most info pertaining to Worldwide Church of God were subsequently removed from this page after the denomination renounced British Israelism] "The Worldwide Church of God... The founder's son, Garner Ted Armstrong (1930-) took over the TV programming in 1957, and the radio programs in the late 1960's... In 1977, Garner was disfellowshipped by his father for the final time, because of his excessively liberal beliefs. He went on to form the Church of God International of Tyler TX. "
Church of God International USA - - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Worldwide Church of God founded by Herbert W. Armstrong " (viewed 23 April 2005) Latest update: 2004-SEP-06; Author: B.A. Robinson "In 1977, when Garner Ted Armstrong was permanently disfellowshipped from the WCG, he founded the Church of God International of Tyler TX. He also started a magazine 'Twentieth Century Watch.' "
Church of God International world 3,000 - - - 1975 *LINK* official website of Worldwide Church of God; webpage: "A Brief History of the Worldwide Church of God " (viewed 23 April 2005) "But growth [of the Worldwide Church of God] began to slow in the 1970s... Armstrong's son, widely considered to be an heir apparent, was accused of improprieties, and he eventually left with a few thousand other members to form the Church of God International. " [Exact number not specified; 'few thousand' may be around 3,000 who originally left to form group? Other sources state the group's subsequent peak size was 5,000.]
Church of God International world - - - - 1987 web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Anglo-Israelism; British Israelism; Worldwide Church of God "; URL: http://www.religioustolerance.org/anglo_is.htm (viewed 1 May 1999) [NOTE: Statistics and most info pertaining to Worldwide Church of God were subsequently removed from this page after the denomination renounced British Israelism] "The Worldwide Church of God... Their membership peaked in 1986 at the death of Herbert Armstrong with about 150,000 members worldwide. 1996 attendance is approximately half that. In the US, membership slid from 89,000 to 49,000. About 30,000 have left to join splinter groups: United Church of God, Global Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God and Church of God International. "
Church of God International world - - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Worldwide Church of God founded by Herbert W. Armstrong " (viewed 23 April 2005) Latest update: 2004-SEP-06; Author: B.A. Robinson "Worldwide Church of God... Splinter groups: After Herbert Armstrong's death [1986], about 30,000 members of the Worldwide Church of God left to join splinter groups: Church of God International, Global Church of God, Living Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God, and United Church of God. "
Church of God International world 5,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Worldwide Church of God founded by Herbert W. Armstrong " (viewed 23 April 2005) Latest update: 2004-SEP-06; Author: B.A. Robinson "In 1977... Garner Ted Armstrong... founded the Church of God International of Tyler TX... The peak membership of the Church of God International never exceeded about 5,000 members. In 1995, Garner Ted was removed from ministerial responsibilities... "
Church of God of Prophecy Alabama 5,212 0.13% 119
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: 4,172. [Listed as 'Church of God of Prophecy.']
Church of God of Prophecy Alaska 159 0.03% 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': 116.
Church of God of Prophecy Arizona 341 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': 269.
Church of God of Prophecy Arkansas 1,469 0.06% 42
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': 1,160.
Church of God of Prophecy California 5,119 0.02% 113
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': 3,976.
Church of God of Prophecy Canada 2,091 - 38
units
- 1985 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. 234. Church reporting.
Church of God of Prophecy Canada 2,915 - 50
units
- 1991 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 "Church of God of Prophecy in Canada. "
Church of God of Prophecy Colorado 529 0.02% 19
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': 418.
Church of God of Prophecy Connecticut 342 0.01% 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': 280.
Church of God of Prophecy Delaware 305 0.05% 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': 245.
Church of God of Prophecy Florida 5,276 0.04% 125
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': 4,301.
Church of God of Prophecy Georgia, USA 7,170 0.11% 153
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': 5,646.
Church of God of Prophecy Hawaii 153 0.01% 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': 121.
Church of God of Prophecy Idaho 328 0.03% 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': 250.
Church of God of Prophecy Illinois 1,355 0.01% 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': 1,075.
Church of God of Prophecy Indiana 1,764 0.03% 42
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': 1,403.
Church of God of Prophecy Iowa 328 0.01% 12
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': 264.
Church of God of Prophecy Kansas 672 0.03% 16
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': 527.
Church of God of Prophecy Kentucky 5,027 0.14% 93
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': 3,996.
Church of God of Prophecy Louisiana 995 0.02% 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': 761.
Church of God of Prophecy Maine 69 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': 56.
Church of God of Prophecy Maryland 1,060 0.02% 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': 853.
Church of God of Prophecy Massachusetts 444 0.01% 13
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': 364.
Church of God of Prophecy Michigan 1,297 0.01% 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': 1,025.
Church of God of Prophecy Minnesota 245 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': 193.
Church of God of Prophecy Mississippi 3,113 0.12% 72
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': 2,405.
Church of God of Prophecy Missouri 1,377 0.03% 44
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': 1,094.
Church of God of Prophecy Montana 136 0.02% 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': 107.
Church of God of Prophecy Nebraska 179 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': 141.
Church of God of Prophecy Nevada 120 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': 96.
Church of God of Prophecy New Hampshire 105 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': 84.
Church of God of Prophecy New Jersey 541 0.01% 16
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': 438.
Church of God of Prophecy New Mexico 406 0.03% 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': 310.
Church of God of Prophecy New York 2,503 0.01% 37
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': 2,023.
Church of God of Prophecy North Carolina 8,373 0.13% 190
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': 6,779.
Church of God of Prophecy North Carolina: New Hanover County - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site (1998): Wilmington Morning Star (N. Carolina newspaper); Special/Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998 "in New Hanover County... This list of active religious groups is based primarily on Southern Bell's Yellow Pages and the Morning Star's weekly list of worship services " [List of churches & # of congregations]
Church of God of Prophecy North Dakota 159 0.02% 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': 122.
Church of God of Prophecy Ohio 2,844 0.03% 63
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': 2,260.
Church of God of Prophecy Oklahoma 2,192 0.07% 53
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': 1,731.
Church of God of Prophecy Oregon 544 0.02% 16
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': 432.
Church of God of Prophecy Pennsylvania 2,011 0.02% 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': 1,632.
Church of God of Prophecy Rhode Island 102 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': 84.
Church of God of Prophecy South Carolina 6,179 0.18% 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': 4,906.
Church of God of Prophecy South Dakota 167 0.02% 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': 121.
Church of God of Prophecy Tennessee 8,756 0.18% 146
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': 7,079.
Church of God of Prophecy Texas 2,918 0.02% 83
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': 2,251.
Church of God of Prophecy Texas 2,251 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 of Prophecy Texas 2,918 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.
Church of God of Prophecy USA 74,122 - 2,062
units
- 1986 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 88. "Membership stood at 74,122 in 1986, in 2,062 churches. "


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