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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
American Association of Lutheran Churches Virginia 195 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': 125. [Listed as 'Lutheran Churches American Association Of.']
American Association of Lutheran Churches Washington 68 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. [Listed as 'Lutheran Churches American Association Of.']
American Association of Lutheran Churches Wisconsin 1,440 0.03% 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': 1,130. [Listed as 'Lutheran Churches American Association Of.']
American Baptist Association USA 250,000 - 1,705
units
- 1986 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 "American Baptist Association. "
American Baptist Association USA 250,000 - 1,705
units
- 1986 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
American Baptist Association USA 250,000 - 1,705
units
- 1986 *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. "
American Baptist Association USA 250,000 - 1,705
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.
American Baptist Association USA 250,000 - 1,705
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 American Baptist Asstn.
American Baptist Association world 115,000 - 1,064
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 15. "There are 1,064 churches with 115,000 members, nearly all in the rural areas. "
American Baptist Association world 250,000 - 1,705
units
- 1986 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). "The 1986 statistic shows 1,705 churches with a total combined membership of 250,000... "
American Baptist Association world 250,000 - - - 1987 *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 "American Baptist Association "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Alabama 2,568 0.06% 3
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: 2,025. [Listed as 'American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.']
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Alaska 1,942 0.35% 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': 1,463.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Arizona 12,076 0.33% 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': 9,526.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Arkansas 57 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': 46.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. California 184,723 0.62% 555
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': 145,509.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Colorado 28,333 0.86% 84
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': 22,620.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Connecticut 48,208 1.47% 127
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': 39,470.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Delaware 4,217 0.63% 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': 3,379.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Florida 9,449 0.07% 33
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': 7,805.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Georgia, USA 11,389 0.18% 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': 9,114.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Hawaii 866 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': 697.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Idaho 10,146 1.01% 39
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': 7,729.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Illinois 96,440 0.84% 296
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': 77,140.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Indiana 132,970 2.40% 397
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': 106,106.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Iowa 32,175 1.16% 124
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': 25,619.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Kansas 74,440 3.00% 249
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': 58,385.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Kentucky 918 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': 742.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Louisiana 3,019 0.07% 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': 2,359.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Maine 32,549 2.65% 165
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': 26,094.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Maryland 37,317 0.78% 67
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': 30,039.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Massachusetts 66,156 1.10% 261
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': 54,417.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Michigan 67,895 0.73% 176
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': 53,812.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Minnesota 12,649 0.29% 39
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': 10,136.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mississippi 471 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': 350.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Missouri 11,693 0.23% 21
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': 9,369.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Montana 4,294 0.54% 26
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': 3,321.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Nebraska 15,513 0.98% 62
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': 12,207.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Nevada 6,698 0.56% 21
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': 5,374.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. New Hampshire 18,663 1.68% 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': 14,892.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. New Jersey 82,795 1.07% 254
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': 67,409.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. New Mexico 1,885 0.12% 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': 1,502.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. New York 230,037 1.28% 584
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': 186,307.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. North Carolina 27,361 0.41% 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': 22,212.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. North Dakota 2,359 0.37% 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': 1,856.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Ohio 127,219 1.17% 337
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': 101,688.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Oklahoma 2,416 0.08% 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': 1,897.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Oregon 16,912 0.60% 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': 13,529.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Pennsylvania 113,025 0.95% 437
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': 92,157.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Rhode Island 21,703 2.16% 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': 17,824.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. South Carolina 1,591 0.05% 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': 1,294.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. South Dakota 8,497 1.22% 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': 6,623.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Tennessee 5,751 0.12% 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': 4,592.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Texas 12,905 0.08% 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': 10,046.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Texas 10,046 0.06% - - 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.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Texas 12,905 0.08% - - 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.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,536,275 - - - 1957 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 31. "The two largest missionary efforts are provided by the all-white Southern Baptist Convention, with 8,966,255 members, and the American Baptist Convention, a Northern society of 1,536,275 constituents. "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,550,000 - - - 1959 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959); pg. 190. "Approximate [Baptist] membership in the U.S.: American (northern) Baptists, 1,550,000; Southern Baptists, 9,000,000; Negro Baptists (of two National Conventions), 7,170,000. "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,500,000 - - - 1960 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 8. "By 1960, there were about 22,500,000 Baptists in the U.S., in 27 bodies... the American Baptist Convention (approx. 1,500,000). "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,839,987 - 5,762
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,549,220 - 5,727
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. 39. "There are 5,727 churches with 1,549,220 members... "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,527,840 - 5,862
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 "American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.. "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,600,000 - - - 1992 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 237. "...the Church of God in Christ (3.7 million members) is already substantially larger than the United Church of Christ (1.7 million), the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. (2.9 million), the Episcopal Church (2.4 million), and the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. (1.6 million). "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,537,400 - 5,827
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Listed in this book as "American Baptist Churches/U.S.A. "
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. USA 1,500,000 - - - 1994 Johnson, Paul. A History of the American People; New York: Haprer Collins (1997). [Orig. source: Bedell, K. B. (ed.) "Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches 1996 " (Nashville 1996)]; pg. 969. "In 1994, the Seven Sisters were listed as having membership as follows: American Baptist Churches [of the USA] 1.5 million... "


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