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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples world - - 73
units
- 2000 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "LDS Church Announces Completion of Temples in U.S., Mexico " in Salt Lake Tribune (19 Feb 2000) "The LDS Church announced this week the completion of temples in New Mexico, New York, Kentucky, California and Mexico and the schedules of their open houses and dedications later this month and in March. Public tours of the temple in Albuquerque, N.M... It will be dedicated March 5, making it the 73rd temple worldwide. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Alaska - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Anchorage
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Alberta - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Edmonton
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Canada - - 3
units
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Edmonton; Halifax; Regina
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Mexico - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Colonia Juarez Chihuahua
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Michigan - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Detroit
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small North Carolina - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Raleigh
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small North Dakota - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Bismarck
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Nova Scotia - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Halifax
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Ohio - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Columbus
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Saskatchewan - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Regina
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small South Carolina - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Columbia
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small USA - - 8
units
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Anchorage, AK; Bismarck, ND; Columbia, SC; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Monticello, UT; Raleigh, NC; Spokane, WA
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Utah - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Monticello
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Washington - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Spokane
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small world - - 12
units
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000); pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "
Church of Jesus Christ, Minsk Belarus 800 - - - 1999 *LINK* official web site of "The Church of Jesus Christ " (Belarus) home page (viewed 22 March 1999) "The Church of Jesus Christ... was started in July 1991 [by] Paul Zink, New Life Church from Jacksonville (Florida) &... Benjamin Brukh [graduated of] International Bible School in... Latvija. New Life Church & the Church of Jesus Christ, Minsk are sisters churches. 15 people received the first water baptism. Now we have 739 members of the church & about 800 people are attending... The church is still growing. It regulary helps and cooperates with the churches in Brest, Mikashevichi, Borisov, Kobrin, Mozir, Dzerdzinsk. "
Church of North India India 1,125,000 0.12% 3,000
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "India (CNI)/Church of North India (CNI) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Church of North India (CNI)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 919 million... Church information... Members/Congregations: 1,125,000/3,000 served through 24 dioceses. "
Church of North India India 1,125,000 - 3,000
units
- 2005 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Church of North India (CNI) " (viewed 13 Apr 2005) "Church of North India (CNI)... 1,125,000/3,000 served through 24 dioceses "
Church of North India world 1,125,000 - 3,000
units
1
country
1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "India (CNI)/Church of North India (CNI) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Church of North India (CNI)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 919 million... Church information... Members/Congregations: 1,125,000/3,000 served through 24 dioceses. "
Church of North India world 1,125,000 - 3,000
units
1
country
2005 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Church of North India (CNI) " (viewed 13 Apr 2005) "Church of North India (CNI)... 1,125,000/3,000 served through 24 dioceses "
Church of Norway Norway - 88.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 206-207. Chart; Listed as "Church of Norway " [Same body as the "Evangelical Lutheran Church "]
Church of Norway Norway 3,800,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "
Church of Norway Norway 3,850,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; [Same body as the "Evangelical Lutheran Church "]
Church of Norway Mission Covenant Norway 3,804 - 40
units
- 1971 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Religious and philosophical communities outside Church of Norway "
Church of Norway Mission Covenant Norway 5,510 - 54
units
- 1980 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Religious and philosophical communities outside Church of Norway "
Church of Norway Mission Covenant Norway 7,416 - 78
units
- 1990 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Religious and philosophical communities outside Church of Norway "
Church of Norway Mission Covenant Norway 7,934 - 79
units
- 1996 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Religious and philosophical communities outside Church of Norway "
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith world 30,000 - 500
units
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 264-265. "Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith... New York, NY [H.Q.]... was founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1919 by Robert Clarence Lawson... Membership: In 1988, the church reported 30,000 members in 500 churches. "
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith world 45,000 - 155
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. 90. "Found in 32 states, the British West Indies, Africa, the Philippines, Haiti, the Domincan Republic, and London, England, the church reports a membership of 45,000 in 155 churches. "
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith world 30,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Listed as "Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. "
Church of Saint Joseph Illinois 400 - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 72. "Church of Saint Joseph; 2307 S. Laramie; Cicero, IL 60650; The Church of Saint Joseph began as an independent traditionalist Catholic parish in the 1960s by Fr. Henry Lovett... Membership: There is but a single congregation affiliated with Bishop Higgins, with several hundred members. "
Church of Saint Joseph world 400 - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 72. "The Church of Saint Joseph began as an independent traditionalist Catholic parish in the 1960s by Fr. Henry Lovett... Membership: There is but a single congregation affiliated with Bishop Higgins, with several hundred members. "
Church of Satan California: San Francisco - - - - 1966 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 658. "In the Church of Satan founded in 1966 by Anton LaVey in San Francisco... "
Church of Satan United Kingdom - - - - 1995 Harvey, G. "Satanism in Britain Today " in Journal of Contemporary Religion. Vol. 10, No. 3, October 1995; pg. 284. "...there are Satanists in Britain. There are six groups who between them have less than 100 members... Temple of Set, numerically the largest group... I also discuss the Church of Satan... "
Church of Satan USA - - - - 1966 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "SATAN, CHURCH OF: an American NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENT founded by Anton La Vey in 1966. "
Church of Satan USA 10,000 - - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 88. "The best-known proponent of Satanism today, however, is Anton La Vey... Today he claims to have more than 10,000 in the U.S. and thousands more in other countries. "
Church of Satan world 10,000 - - - 1968 Cohen, Daniel. Cults. Brookfield, Connecticut: Millbrook Press (1994); pg. 67. "LaVey got his biggest boost when he was tapped to serve as 'technical adviser' and bit-player in the 1968 film version of Rosemary's Baby... At its height, the Church of Satan boasted of having well over 10,000 members, though the accuracy of such a statistic is impossible to determine. LaVey's Satanic Bible, first publishedin 1969, remains an occult best-seller today. "
Church of Satan world 7,000 - - - 1972 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 246. LaVey: "We stopped divulging them [membership figures] after we reached seven thousand. That was--er--some time ago. But I can tell you that the Church is nationwide... And there are large numbers of crypto-Satanists. " [Supporters who are not members]
Church of Satan world 2,000 - - - 1978 Melton, J. Gordon & Robert L. Moore. The Cult Experience: Responding to the New Religious Pluralism. New York: The Pilgrim Press (1984 [3rd printing; 1st printing 1982]); pg. 27. "...in 1978 the Church of Satan claimed more than 10,000 members. This figure included the total members who at one time, for whatever reason, sent in the $25 lifetime membership fee. Fewer than 2,000 seem to have been active at any given time (i.e., were paying their $10 per annum active fee). By 1979 membership had been drastically lowered by schism, and only three grottoes (congregations) remained active. "
Church of Satan world 10,000 - - - 1978 Melton, J. Gordon & Robert L. Moore. The Cult Experience: Responding to the New Religious Pluralism. New York: The Pilgrim Press (1984 [3rd printing; 1st printing 1982]); pg. 27. "...in 1978 the Church of Satan claimed more than 10,000 members. This figure included the total members who at one time, for whatever reason, sent in the $25 lifetime membership fee. Fewer than 2,000 seem to have been active at any given time (i.e., were paying their $10 per annum active fee). By 1979 membership had been drastically lowered by schism, and only three grottoes (congregations) remained active. "
Church of Satan world - - 3
units
- 1979 Melton, J. Gordon & Robert L. Moore. The Cult Experience: Responding to the New Religious Pluralism. New York: The Pilgrim Press (1984 [3rd printing; 1st printing 1982]); pg. 27. "...in 1978 the Church of Satan claimed more than 10,000 members. This figure included the total members who at one time, for whatever reason, sent in the $25 lifetime membership fee. Fewer than 2,000 seem to have been active at any given time (i.e., were paying their $10 per annum active fee). By 1979 membership had been drastically lowered by schism, and only three grottoes (congregations) remained active. "
Church of Satan world 5,000 - - - 1993 Long, Robert Emmet (ed.). Religious Cults in America (The Reference Shelf: Volume 66 Number 4), New York: The H. W. Wilson Co. (1994). [Orig. source: Robin D. Perrin and Les Parrott III, professors of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University. From Christianity Today (Je 21 1993 18-23)]; pg. 144. "While the Church of Satan has never been numerically significant (current estimates range from 2,000 to 5,000 active members), LaVey's church has attracted considerable media attention--especially his Satanist baptisms and weddings. "
Church of Satan world 5,000 - - - 1994 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 275. "the Church of Satan. Founded in San Francisco in 1966 by Anton S. LaVey... may never have had more than 5,000 active members... The Church of Satan has recently decreased in size... "
Church of Satan world 20,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) The Church of Satan does not release their membership numbers, but there are estimated to be ten (10) to twenty (20) thousand members.
Church of Satan world - - - - 1999 *LINK* Spartos, Carlos. "Practical Piety: A Guide for the Perplexed " in Village Voice (New York), Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 1999; (viewed online, 29 Jan. 1999) "Church of Satan; Founder: Anton LaVey; [Founding] Date: 1966; Membership: The Church does not release membership statistics, but members come from all strata. 'Teachers, artists, law enforcement, housewives,' rattles off Magister Peter Gilmore. 'We're not a bunch of nerdy goth kids.' "
Church of Satanic Liberation United Kingdom - - - - 1995 Harvey, G. "Satanism in Britain Today " in Journal of Contemporary Religion. Vol. 10, No. 3, October 1995; pg. 284. "...there are Satanists in Britain. There are six groups who between them have less than 100 members... I have convincing evidence of the existence of a group called either the 'Northern Order of the Prince'...; however, this is insufficient for a useful discussion.This is true also of The Church of Satanic Liberation--primarily an American group, though it sometimes advertises in Britain and appears to do some of its administration in Edinburgh. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Great Britain 900,000 - - - 1986 Langley, Andrew. Passport to Great Britain. New York: Franklin Watts (1986); pg. 26. "Religions: In 1985 an estimated 16% of the adult population were members of Christian churches. About 2 million were members of the Church of England, while the Church of Scotland had about 900,000 members. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 1,300,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 698. "Scotland, Church of: That one of the Pesbyterian Churches in Scotland which has consistently valued... an official state connection... present membership, not including 'adherents' [who aren't communicants], is about 1,300,000. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 1,500,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 606. "This is the kind of Church which was adopted as the national Church of Scotland in 1560... The Scottish Presbyterian 'members' number about 1,500,000, but there are numerous 'adherents' in addition. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 938,000 38.00% - - 1981 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "As a percentage of adult population, Church of Scotland membership in 1981 was 38%, in 1991, 20% and in 1996 (the last year for which statistics are available) 17%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 900,000 25.71% - - 1985 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 126. "The adult communicant membership of the Church of Scotland in 1985 was about 900,000 out of an adult population of more than 3 1/2 million. Although membership statistics and church attendance figures are significantly higher in Scotland than in England, the downward trend in both countries is similar. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 770,000 20.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "As a percentage of adult population, Church of Scotland membership in 1981 was 38%, in 1991, 20% and in 1996 (the last year for which statistics are available) 17%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 698,552 - 1,616
units
- 1995 *LINK* official web site Table: "Church of Scotland Statistics "; "Number of Church Members at 31 December 1995: 698,552... Number of Congregations: 1,616... Number of Presbyteries in Scotland: 46. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 680,000 17.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "As a percentage of adult population, Church of Scotland membership in 1981 was 38%, in 1991, 20% and in 1996 (the last year for which statistics are available) 17%. " [Also data in table]
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 698,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Church of Scotland official web page: "History and Structure " (1998) "A recent estimate puts the adult membership of the Church of Scotland at around 698,000... Roman Catholic... around 350,000... other churches at over 100,000. The inclusion of children roughly doubles the number. "
Church of Scotland United Kingdom: Scotland 1,000,000 20.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 351-352. "Location: United Kingdom (Scotland); Population: Over 5 million "; "With about a million members, the Church of Scotland, a Presbyterian sect founded in the 16th century by John Knox, is the country's dominant religion. Commonly known as 'the Kirk,' it has been Scotland's official religion since 1690. "
Church of Scotland Zambia - - - - 1953 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 15). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1979. "...in Zambia. Alice Lenshina was a simple tribeswoman who belonged to the Church of Scotland Lubwa Mission in (then) Northern Rhodesia. In 1953, Lenshina claimed to have received visions, to have entertained angels, and to have met Jesus during a period of three nights and three days when she was 'dead'. Initially she remained in the mission where a wise missionary sought to use, rather than suppress, her religious impulses. "
Church of South India India - - - - 1947 Walker, Williston. A History of the Christian Church (3rd ed., revised by Robert T. Handy; 1st ed. 1918). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1970); pg. 544. "In 1947 the Church of South India was inaugurated. Five Anglican bishops were re-elected, and nine new bishops elected and consecrated. A million Indian Christians were brought together into one independent, indigenous communion. "
Church of South India India 2,800,000 0.30% 10,200
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "India (CSI)/Church of South India (CSI) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Church of South India (CSI)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 919 million... Church information... Members/Congregations: 2.8 million/10,200. "
Church of South India India 3,800,000 - 14,000
units
- 2005 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Church of South India (CSI) " (viewed 13 Apr 2005) "Church of South India (CSI)... Members/Congregations: 3.8 million/14,000 "
Church of South India India - Todas 200 19.19% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 768-769. "Todas: Location: India (primarily Tamil Nadu state); Population: 1,042 (1988); Language: Toda; Religion: Centered on the sanctity of the buffalo "; "...very small community of Toda Christians. It numbers perhaps 200 persons who follow the Anglican rites of the Church of South India. "
Church of South India India: Kerala 700,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Syro-Malabar Catholic Mission "; web page: "Church History " (viewed 23 July 1999). "Note: The figures given above are approximate, worked out from various sources. The exact numbers are not readily available. " Table: "Christian Denominations in Kerala "; "Other Christians [other than Catholics]: Syrian Orthodox (Methran Kakshi) -1,100,000; Jacobite Syrian Orthodox (Bava Kakshi) - 1,000,000; Independent Jacobites (Thozhiyur) - 9,000; Marthomites - 500,000; St. Thomas Evangelical & Others - 10,000; Church of the East (Nestorians/Surais) - 100,000; Church of South India (CSI) and other Protestants - 700,000 "
Church of South India North America - - 20
units
- 1998 *LINK* Church of South India home page (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) Right Now, there are about 20 congregations in USA and Canada.
Church of South India world 2,000,000 - - 4
countries
1998 *LINK* Church of South India home page (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) Today the church has twenty-one dioceses and more than 2 million members. There are 7 diocese in Tamil Nadu, 6 in Andrhra Pradesh, 4 in Kerala, 3 in Karnataka and 1 in Sri Lanka. (At least 4 countries-India, Sri Lanka, US,Canada- maybe more.)


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