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of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Church of the Brethren USA 143,121 - 1,114
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. Classified under "Brethren (German Baptists) category "
Church of the Brethren USA 141,811 - - - 1996 *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 the Brethren "
Church of the Brethren USA 141,400 - 1,095
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 the Brethren
Church of the Brethren Virginia 32,228 0.52% 181
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': 26,503. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Brethren Washington 1,909 0.04% 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': 1,514. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Brethren Washington, D.C. 259 0.04% 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 the Brethren West Virginia 9,383 0.52% 88
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': 7,598. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Brethren Wisconsin 171 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': 133. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Brethren world 8 - 1
unit
1
country
1708 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), "Handbook of Denominations in the United States (New Seventh Edition) ", Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1980); pg. 62. "The Churcho the Brethren began in 1708 with a church of 8 persons in Schwarzenau, Germany. "
Church of the Brethren world 178,271 - - - 1941 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 237. "Dunkers... the main present groups stem from the 1881-82 division, viz:... and The Church of the Brethren ('Conservative'), numbering in 1941 178,271, who publish The Gospel Messenger at their headquarters in Elgin, Illinois.'
Church of the Brethren world - - - - 1981 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. 119-120. "Brethren, Church of the... founded in Germany in 1708... Former mission churches in China, Nigeria, India, and Ecuador have joined indigneous bodies; fraternal workers are still sent to the last three. "
Church of the Brethren world 155,000 - 1,040
units
- 1987 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 64. "Membership in 1987 stood at 155,000 in 1,040 congregations. These figures do not include churches in Nigeria, India, and Ecuador once affiliated with the church and now independent. "
Church of the Brethren world 149,681 - - - 1989 *LINK* web site: "New Religious Movements " (University of Virginia); web page: "Brethren " (viewed 31 Jan. 1999); "Created by Kristin Kegerreis For Sociology 497, Fall 1998 " "Name: Brethren; Founder: Alexander Mack; Date of Birth: 1679 - 1735; Birth Place: Schrisheim in Germany... "; "Size of Group: The Church of the Brethren is the largest of the five groups with 149,681 members according to 1989 figures (Melton:441). It is followed by the Grace Brethren Church with 41,767 members as of 1985 (Melton:440). The sizes of the other groups are as follows: Brethren Church - 13,028 in 1995 (Melton:440); Old German Baptist Brethren - 5,277 in 1995 (Melton:444); and Dunkard Brethren - 1,035 in 1980 (Melton:442). "
Church of the Brethren world 150,000 - 1,085
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). founded 1708 Schwarzenau, Germany; This number does NOT include Brethren groups no longer affiliated with this group which are located in Nigeria, India and Ecuador.
Church of the Brotherhood world 70 - - 3
countries
1998 *LINK* OPPOSING VIEW (anti-) web site: "Cult Awareness & Information Centre - Australia "; web page: "Garbage Eaters " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) Size: Small (60-70), move in subgroups of 1-3; Although there are some former members in South Africa, they primarily operate in the United States with some excursions into Canada and Mexico.
Church of the Bunny world - - - - 1996 *LINK* Rothstein, Mikael. "Patterns of Diffusion and Religious Globalization: An Empirical Survey of New Religious Movements " in Temenos 32 (1996), 195-220. (Viewed online, Temenos web site, 30 Jan. 1999) "A final example of this development is the use of computer based communication: Jewish, Buddhist, Christian and Islamic groups meet on the Internet, and even a few religious groups (however humorous or satirical; Church of the Sub Genius, Church of the Bunny and others) simply only exist in cyberspace. Here believers from virtually all over the world meet and communicate on various topics at the same time. "
Church of the Bunny world 17 - - - 1998 *LINK* official web site. (Viewed 31 Jan. 1999) "We are currently residing in Compuserve's Religion Forum, Section 7 (Limbo). Yes, we are a real church. We have members all over the U.S., as well as in other countries. "; Other web pages on this site: Other Bunnies and Friends lists 8 specific people, though some only "sometime " bunnies. Elder Bunnies lists 9 specific people. Minimum number of adherents is 17.
Church of the Bunny world - - - - 1998 *LINK* official web site; web page: "The History of the Church of the Bunny " (Viewed 31 Jan. 1999) "In April of 1994, I was involved in a debate in Compuserve's Rocknet Forum... From then, we picked up a few more interested parties, and the online Church was born... Along the way, we had our share of detractors. Two of our most formidable opponents were bunverted, and are now Elders in the Church... several of us (myself included) are Ordained Ministers, qualified to perform Weddings, Funerals... "
Church of the Full Gospel USA 300 - 4
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 341. Table: "...the leading holiness groups in the United States at the present time are as follows: " [Table lists figures for "Churches " and "Members " for 28 groups.]
Church of the Full Gospel world 300 - 4
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 the Full Gospel, the, Inc: A religious sect of four churches and 300 members, organized by R. H. Askew at Goldsboro, North Carolina, in 1935. It is a conservative group teaching sanctification... Foot washing is practiced. "
Church of the Gerbil world 2,000 - - 15
countries
1999 *LINK* Email response from Church of the Gerbil webmaster Tony Jordan answering my 3 questions: (1) How many members/adherents does the Church of the Gerbil have? (2) How many congregations/meeting units/places of worship do you have? (3) How many countries is the Church of the Gerbil organized in? "We have gotten well over 30,000 hits. We have over 300 people on our mailing list. About 600 people have gotten baptised and they in turn have the power to baptise others. We also have a large offline following as we have been a church since roughly 1991. That said I would place our membership somewhere between 2000 and 4 billion people. "; "We believe that every persons body is a temple... "; "We have logged hits from over 90 countries, several planets and a number of small moons. I know of worshipping groups in USA, Mexico, Canada, Britain, Ivory Coast, Scotland, France, Germany, etc. If you want a conservative number I would say there are gerbilists in over 15 countries on 5 or 6 continents. "
Church of the Golden Rule California 1,800 - 4
units
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 158. "Church of the Golden Rule... In 1971 there were four congregations with about 600 families, all in California... Membership: Not Reported. "
Church of the Golden Rule world 1,800 - 4
units
1
country
1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 158. "Church of the Golden Rule; Current address not obtained for this edition [possibly this organization is defunct]; The Church of the Golden Rule continues the French Huguenot tradition of the Alsacian Protestants who look to Martin Bucer and the city of Strassburg as the source of their faith. A congregation of Alsacian immigrants was formed in 1939 at Hempstead, Long Island, New York, under Pastor Alfred E. Huss. He was authorized by Pastor Boegner of the Alsacian Churches. When Huss died, the congregations relocated in California. In 1971 there were four congregations with about 600 families, all in California... The Church of the Golden Rule is under the Unite Huguenotte Francaise. Membership: Not Reported. "
Church of the Gospel Virginia - - 1
unit
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 20th Century Holiness; pg. 218. "Church of the Gospel... In 1971 there was only a single congregation in Virginia and scattered remnants in New England. "
Church of the Gospel world - - 5
units
1
country
1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 20th Century Holiness; pg. 218. "Church of the Gospel... in the 1940s there were only 4 or 5 churches. "
Church of the Gospel world - - 1
unit
1
country
1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 20th Century Holiness; pg. 218. "Church of the Gospel... was formed in 1911 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, by the Rev. and Mrs. C. T. Pike and members of the Advent Christian Church. In 1912 the group incorporated as the church of God but adopted its present name in 1930 to avoid confusion with other groups... The church has distributed 'Narrow Way' tracts by the thousands across the country. Membership: Not reported. Never a large body, in the 1940s there were only 4 or 5 churches. In 1971 there was only a single congregation in Virginia and scattered remnants in New England. "
Church of the Little Children world 100 - 8
units
2
countries
1971 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Other Pentecostals; pg. 293. "Church of the Little Children... was forme din 1916 by John Quincy Adams (1890-1951) in Abbott, Texas, following his withdrawal from the Baptist ministry... Congregations are located in Arkansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming, and Saskatchewan. Each congregation is quite small and meets in a home... Membership: Not reported. In the early 1970s there were eight congregations and fewer than 100 members. "
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) USA 42,000 - 170
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 as "Church of the Living God (Motto: Christian Workers for Fellowship) "
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) USA 42,000 - 170
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.
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) world 42,000 - 170
units
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Black Trinitarian Pentecostals; pg. 273. "Churches of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship)... Cincinnati, OH [H.Q.]... was formed in 1889 by a former slave, the Rev. William Christian... of Wrightsville, Arkansas... Membership: IN 1985 the church reported 170 churches, 42,000 members, and 170 ministers. "
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) world 42,000 - 170
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. 95. "Two churches of common origin, similar in type but differing in detail, bear the title Church of the Living God... The larger body is known as Church of the Living God (motto: Christian Workers for Fellowship) and claims 42,000 members in 170 churches. "
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) world 42,000 - 170
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 the Living God (Motto: Christian Workers for Fellowship) "
Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth world 2,000 - - - 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Black Trinitarian Pentecostals; pg. 273-274. "Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth... Nashville, TN [H.Q.]... traces its beginning to 1903 when Mary L. Tate..., generally referred to as Mother or Saint Mary Magdalena... began to preach first at Steel Springs, Tennessee, and Paducah, Kentucky, and then throughout the South... Membership: In 1988, the church reported approx. 2,000 members and approx. 100 ministers. "
Church of the Living Word Brazil - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Canada - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Germany - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Ghana - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Guam - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Japan - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Mexico - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Netherlands - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word Philippines - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word South Africa - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Living Word USA - - 75
units
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 283. "In the mid-1970s there were 75 congregations across the U.S... "
Church of the Living Word world - - 89
units
11
countries
1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Latter Rain Pentecostals; pg. 283. "Church of the Living Word... North Hollywood, CA [H.Q.]... often informally called 'The Walk,' was founded by John Robert Stevens (1919-1983), formerly a pastor with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel... Membership: In the mid-1970s there were 75 congregations across the U.S. and an additional 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Lord Aladura Africa - West - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 15). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1981. "...Aladura Church of the Lord, founded by J. A. Ositelu... Today that Church has branches in various West African countries, working under an elaborate written constitution, with a well-regulated hierarchy of officials from its Primate down to local 'Captains' and ministers. The insistence on prophecy is underlined by the institution of the office of 'Prophet' and 'Assistant Prophet'. The thousands who attend Aladura services regard themselves as Christians, but emphasize that they belong to 'spiritual Churches'. The term spiritual refers to the belief in the continued operation of spiritual power in the Church, and the expectation of revelations to the congregation at large through its inspired agents. "
Church of the Lord Aladura Nigeria - - - - 1926 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 15). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1981. "Typical of these movements is the Aladura Church of the Lord, founded by J. A. Ositelu, a... Nigerian catechist in an African mission, who in 1926 received divine inspiration to set up his own Church in Western Nigeria. "
Church of the Lord Aladura Nigeria - - - - 1998 *LINK* Atansuyi, H. Olu. "Gospel and Culture from the Perspective of African Instituted Churches " in Cyberjournal for Pentecostal Charismatic Research (viewed 11 March 1999). "Barely a century ago, African Instituted Churches, a sacred people of God, came to bear witness of the Light, that, through them, people of their race might believe. In Nigeria, these African Instituted Churches are:... Church of the Lord (Aladura), founded by Primate Dr. Josiah Olunowo Oshitelu... "
Church of the Lord Aladura world - - - - 1986 Mazrui, Ali A. The Africans: A Triple Heritage. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company (1986); pg. 155. "These syncretist churches range from the Aladura ('prayer people') of west Africa to the Zulu Zionist churches of south Africa. The Aladura churches originated in the prophecies of Babalola in Yorubaland in the colonial period but have spread to many parts of Nigeria as well as to Ghana and even London. "
Church of the Lord Aladura world - - - - 1987 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. 308. "The Church of the Lord (Aladura) operates not only in Nigeria, where it was founded in 1930, but in several other West African countries as well as in Britain, where it has been carried by Nigerian immigrants "
Church of the Lord Aladura world - - - - 1994 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "ALDURA, THE CHURCH OF THE LORD, also known as the Cherubim and Seraphim Churches. Growing out of several PROPHETIC movements in the Niger Delta in the 1890's, and strongly affected by the 1918 influenza epidemic, a number of AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCHES came into existence which have since spread throughout West Africa with branches in Europe and North America. "
Church of the Lord Aladura world 3,000,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* Doogue, Edmund (Ecumenical News International). "German Churches Contribute Much More to WCC than Others " in Presbyterian News Service, 27 Sept. 1996 (viewed online 11 March 1999). "Those of the WCC's biggest member churches that in 1995 did not pay their membership contribution, or paid only a fraction of what they were supposed to, include... the Church of the Province of Nigeria (3 million) and the Church of the Lord Aladura, in Nigeria (3 million). "
Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith (Philadelphia) world - - 100
units
11
countries
1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 265. "Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith (Philadelphia)... Philadelphia, PA [H.Q.]... was founded by Bishop Sherrod C. Johnson, formerly of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith. Johnson protested what he felt were... Missionare are conducted in Leberia, West Africa, England, Honduras, Jamaica, Haiti, Bahamas, Jordan, Portugal, and the Maldives. Membership: In 1980 there were approximately 100 congregations. "
Church of the Lutheran Brethren Canada 918 - 7
units
- 1992 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 the Lutheran Brethren. "
Church of the Lutheran Brethren North America 11,824 - 129
units
- 1988 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 142. "In 1988, 129 congregations across the U.S. and central Canada... Membership in the U.S. and Canada in 1988 was 11,824; worldwide more than 90,000. "
Church of the Lutheran Brethren North America 12,687 - 117
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 the Lutheran Brethren world 90,000 - - - 1988 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 142. "Home mission congregations are being planted in many areas of the U.S. and Canada. Extensive missionary projects are carried on in Chad, Cameroon, Japan, and Taiwan. Each country has its own seminary and the church in Japan supports a missionary couple in Indonesia. In 1988, 129 congregations across the U.S. and central Canada... Membership in the U.S. and Canada in 1988 was 11,824; worldwide more than 90,000. "
Church of the Lutheran Brethren world 130,000 - - - 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 the Lutheran Brethren of America Arizona 343 0.01% 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: 135. [Listed as 'Church of The Lutheran Brethren of America.']
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America California 429 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': 165.
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Colorado 331 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': 137.
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Connecticut 164 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': 121.
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Florida 222 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': 106.
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Idaho 157 0.02% 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': 65.
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Illinois 97 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': 72.


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