Adherents.com Home Page

Adherents.com


43,941 adherent statistic citations: membership and geography data for 4,300+ religions, churches, tribes, etc.

Index

back to Churches of Christ, Tennessee

Churches of Christ, continued...

Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Churches of Christ Tennessee - 6.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "
Churches of Christ Tennessee: Davidson County - 8.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists... 8% are Church of Christ... "
Churches of Christ Texas - - 2,000
units
- 1969 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 823. "By this time [1969] they [Churches of Christ (Campbellite)] had spread across the entire land--though the 4 churches in North Dakota must be compared with more than 2,000 in Texas. "
Churches of Christ Texas 380,948 2.24% 2,215
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': 292,585. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Texas - 2.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ Texas 292,585 1.72% - - 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.
Churches of Christ Texas 380,948 2.24% - - 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.
Churches of Christ Texas - - 2,215
units
- 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. 330. Table: "Religious Groups with Most Churches "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "
Churches of Christ Texas - 2.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "
Churches of Christ Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 109,200 2.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Churches of Christ Texas: Houston 48,100 1.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Churches of Christ Togo 60 0.00% 2
units
- 1995 *LINK* official web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Churches of Christ Uganda 880 0.01% 25
units
- 1995 *LINK* official web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Churches of Christ USA 800,000 - - - 1946 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 19. Pg. 14: "At the close of World War II... "; Pg. 19: "...the Church of Christ, with approx. 800,000 members... "
Churches of Christ USA 1,600,000 0.95% - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 204-205. Table: "Christians, Their Practices "; "Disciples of Christ: Members in... U.S., 1.9 million [adults]. Historically related Churches of Christ: world and U.S., 1.6 million. Total U.S. assets: Disciples, $291, million; Churches of Christ, $147 million. "
Churches of Christ USA 2,000,000 - 18,000
units
- 1961 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 10-11. "Churches of Christ, group of autonomous churches which have separated from the Christian Churches, or Disciples of Christ... In the early 1960's they reported nearly 18,000 churches with some 2,000,000 members. They are strongest in the South and Southwest. "
Churches of Christ USA 2,500,000 - - - 1979 Carmody, Denise Lardner & John Tully Carmody. Western Ways to the Center: An Introduction to Western Religions; Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co. (1983); pg. 122. Table: "Membership Data on Major American Religious Groups [1979] "
Churches of Christ USA 1,680,041 - 13,092
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ USA 1,608,000 1.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 15-17. Table 1-2: Self-Described Adherence of U.S. Adult Population 1990. Phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by Graduate School of City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ USA 1,608,000 1.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 15-17. Table 1-2: Self-Described Adherence of U.S. Adult Population 1990. Phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by Graduate School of City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ USA - 1.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ USA 1,250,000 - 13,000
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. 91. "The largest of the three principal bodies of the American restoration movement, Churches of Christ are located throughout the nation but concentrated in the South and Southwest... Because... no central headquarters, activities such as record keeping are very difficult. Recent efforts show the membership to be about 1,250,000, in nearly 13,000 churches. "
Churches of Christ USA 1,690,000 - 13,200
units
- 1992 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 "Churches of Christ. "
Churches of Christ 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. "Since at least 1776 the upstart sects have grown as the mainline American denominations have declined. And this trend continues unabated, as new upstarts continue to push to the fore... The Assemblies of God now number 2.2 million and the Churches of Christ enroll 1.6 million. "
Churches of Christ USA 1,400,000 - 13,000
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Part of "The Christian Church (Stone-Campbell Movement) "
Churches of Christ USA - 1.00% - - 1993 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "What specific denomination is that? (asked of Protestants) "; [this figure is percentage of U.S. total population]
Churches of Christ USA - 2.00% - - 1994 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "What specific denomination is that? (asked of Protestants) "; [this figure is percentage of U.S. total population]
Churches of Christ USA 1,700,000 - 13,000
units
- 1995 Magida, Arthur J. (ed). How to be a Perfect Stranger: A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing (1996); pg. 85. "In the 19th century, Churches of Christ shared a common fellowship with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ and with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). This relationship became strained after the Civil War because of emerging theories of interpreting the Bible... U.S. churches: 13,000; U.S. membership: 1.7 million; (data from the 1995 Yearkbook of American and Canadian Churches)... For more information contact: Churches of Christ; P.O. Box 167; Monahans, TX... "
Churches of Christ USA 1,655,000 - 13,020
units
- 1995 *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. "
Churches of Christ USA - 2.00% - - 1995 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "What specific denomination is that? (asked of Protestants) "; [this figure is percentage of U.S. total population]
Churches of Christ USA 1,655,500 - 13,020
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.
Churches of Christ USA - 2.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: Princeton Religion Research Center: "Gallup Religion Data " (Dec 1998) Table: "What specific denomination is that? (asked of Protestants) "; [this figure is percentage of U.S. total population]
Churches of Christ USA 1,800,000 - 14,470
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 Churches of Christ
Churches of Christ USA 1,651,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Christian Organizations "; "Membership numbers, as supplied by various denominations "
Churches of Christ USA 1,651,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Largest Religious Groups: The 16 US faith groups and ethical systems with memberships over 1 million are: "
Churches of Christ Utah 912 0.05% 17
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': 606. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Utah - 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ Utah - 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "; [Original ARIS publication lists "Church of Christ " with 6% of Utah population, or roughly 130,000 people, but the denomination only claims 19 congregations w/950 people in average attendance. Study authors later wrote that these 6% were actually Latter-day Saints, incorrectly classified.]; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Churches of Christ Vanuatu 6,892 3.80% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 181,358. Presbyterian 36.7%, Anglican 15%, Catholic 15%, indigenous beliefs 7.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6.2%, Church of Christ 3.8%, other 15.7%
Churches of Christ Vermont 653 0.12% 11
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 461. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Vermont - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ Vermont - 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Churches of Christ Virginia 15,304 0.25% 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': 11,752. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Virginia - 0.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ Virginia - 1.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "
Churches of Christ Washington 14,860 0.31% 129
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': 10,992. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Washington - 0.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ Washington - 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Churches of Christ Washington, D.C. 972 0.16% 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Churches of Christ Washington, D.C. - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York. [Geographic region in this table is listed as "District of Columbia ", not "Washington, D.C. "]
Churches of Christ Washington, D.C. - 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Churches of Christ West Virginia 25,134 1.40% 290
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': 19,509. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ West Virginia - 1.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ West Virginia - 1.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "
Churches of Christ Wisconsin 4,695 0.10% 69
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': 3,294. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Wisconsin - 1.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Churches of Christ Wisconsin - 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Listed in table: "Church of Christ "; Actual % between 0 and 0.5%, so sell was left blank.
Churches of Christ world 159,688 - 693
units
- 1906 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 823. "Numbering only 159,688 members in 693 churches in 1906, they [Churches of Christ (Campbellite)] had probably exceeded 2 million members in 16,500 churches in 1969. "
Churches of Christ world 150,000 - - - 1912 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 43. (Campbellite) "The separate Churches of Christ exploded in half a century from scarcely 150,000 members to around 2 million in the peak years of the early 1960s. "
Churches of Christ world 500,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 174. "Churches of Christ:... extreme congregational independency... and their statistics are therefore uncertain, but they probably number about 500,000, with their greatest strength in the South, esp. Texas. "
Churches of Christ world 1,600,000 0.06% - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 204-205. Table: "Christians, Their Practices "; "Disciples of Christ: Members in... U.S., 1.9 million [adults]. Historically related Churches of Christ: world and U.S., 1.6 million... "
Churches of Christ world 2,000,000 - - - 1962 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 43. (Campbellite) "The separate Churches of Christ exploded in half a century from scarcely 150,000 members to around 2 million in the peak years of the early 1960s. "
Churches of Christ world 2,000,000 - 16,500
units
- 1969 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 823. "Numbering only 159,688 members in 693 churches in 1906, they [Churches of Christ (Campbellite)] had probably exceeded 2 million members in 16,500 churches in 1969. "
Churches of Christ world 3,000,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Part of "The Christian Church (Stone-Campbell Movement) "; world total comes by adding outside U.S. figure (1,600,000) to U.S. total (1,400,000)
Churches of Christ world 1,278,000 - 13,000
units
- 1997 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 53. (Campbell-Stone movement) "The most conservative wing, the Churches of Christ, has more listed congregations (over 13,000)... in part because it has generally favored small and intimate churches... active [membership] of 1.278 million "


Churches of Christ, continued

Search Adherents.com

Custom Search
comments powered by Disqus

Collection and organization of data © 23 April 2007 by Adherents.com.   Site created by custom apps written in C++.  
Research supported by East Haven University.
Books * Videos * Music * Posters

We are always striving to increase the accuracy and usefulness of our website. We are happy to hear from you. Please submit questions, suggestions, comments, corrections, etc. to: webmaster@adherents.com.