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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of North Dakota 4,530 0.71% 35
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': 3,553. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Oklahoma 180 0.01% 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': 149. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Oregon 243 0.01% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 211. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of South Dakota 1,835 0.26% 18
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': 1,413. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Texas 144 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': 115. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Texas 115 0.00% - - 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.
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Texas 144 0.00% - - 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.
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of USA 25,250 - 190
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 148-149. "Membership: In 1988, the association reported 25,250 members, 190 churches, and 139 ministers in the U.S. "
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of USA 27,316 - 203
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of USA 27,650 - 210
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 "Free Lutheran Congregations, The Association of. "
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of USA 30,769 - 230
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.
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of USA 32,659 - 243
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 Free Lutheran Congregations, Assn. of
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Washington 1,014 0.02% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 738. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of Wisconsin 1,440 0.03% 14
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,067. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of world - - 194
units
2
countries
1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 148-149. "Association of Free Lutheran Congregations... Minneapolis, MN [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1988, the association reported 25,250 members, 190 churches, and 139 ministers in the U.S. There are four churches and four ministers in Canada. "
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of world 20,000 - - - 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 143. "The Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations have about 20,000 members each... "
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of world 26,280 - 192
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. 146. "It reports 26,280 members in 192 churches, principally in Minnesota and North Dakota. "
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of world 30,000 - 225
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Free Magyar Reformed Church in America North America - - 7
units
- 1924 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 212. "Hungarian Reformed Church in America... With the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the resulting impoverishment of Hungary, the church in that country transferred jurisdiction of its U.S. churches to the Reformed Church in the U.S., in an agreement reached at Tiffin, Ohio, in 1921. Three of the original congregations, together with four others more recently organized, refused to accept the agreement; in 1924, they united to form the Free Magyar Reformed Church in America at Duquesne, Pennsylvania. The present name was adopted in 1958. "
Free Magyar Reformed Church in America world - - 7
units
- 1924 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 212. "3 of the original congregations, together with 4 others more... in 1924, they united to form the Free Magyar Reformed Church in America at Duquesne, Pennsylvania. The present name [Hungarian Reformed Church in America] was adopted in 1958. "
Free Methodist Canada 7,479 - 147
units
- 1989 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 244-247, 155. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Free Methodist Church in Canada. " Autonomous branch of Free Methodist founded New York in 1860.
Free Methodist Canada 7,186 - 146
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. 653. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants. Listed as "Free Methodist Church in Canada ".
Free Methodist Dominican Republic 6,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site; (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 4,800,000. Protestants 2.3%. Community 110,000. Membership 33,000. Denominations 19. Largest: - Free Methodists 6,000; Assemblies of God 9,000; Brethren 3,000; WIM 1,500. Evangelicals 2% of population.
Free Methodist Rwanda 15,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: Nov. `93 CHURCH AROUND THE WORLD); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Anglican (Rwanda Mission) 210,000 adherents; Pentecostal (Swed.) approx. 30,000; Presbyterian (Belgian) 18,000: Free Methodist (U.S.A.) approx. 15,000; Baptists (Dutch) 13,000. Evangelicals 13%.
Free Methodist Saskatchewan: Saskatoon - - 3
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: Saskatoon Free-Net:Religion (viewed 1998) citywide religion directory for Saskatoon & area
Free Methodist USA 37,000 - 1,084
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.]
Free Methodist USA 45,890 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 489. Table: "The following statistical table gives the present approx. membership of the main divisions of world-wide Methodism... " Listed as "The Free Methodist "
Free Methodist USA 73,572 - 1,063
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 "Free Methodist Church of North America. "
Free Methodist world 234,326 - - - 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 162. "The Free Methodist Church has become a world fellowship, consisting of five general conferences--Egypt, Japan, North America, Rwanda (1985), and Canada (1989)--with a common constitution formally ratified by each general conference in 1964... There are 81,230 members in 1,159 churches i North America and the United Kingdom, with a world membership of 234,326. "
Free Methodist world 345,647 - - 30
countries
1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Free Methodist Church of North America Alabama 204 0.01% 6
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: 173. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Alaska 219 0.04% 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': 76. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Arizona 1,117 0.03% 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': 821. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Arkansas 49 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': 25. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America California 7,976 0.03% 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': 5,844. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Canada - - 123
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 211-212. "Membership: In 1987... There were 123 congregations... in Canada. "
Free Methodist Church of North America Canada 5,360 - 129
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. 694. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Free Methodist Church in Canada
Free Methodist Church of North America Colorado 1,288 0.04% 14
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 886. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Connecticut 199 0.01% 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': 97. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Florida 2,978 0.02% 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': 1,940. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Georgia, USA 150 0.00% 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 131. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Hawaii 15 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 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Idaho 913 0.09% 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': 576. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Illinois 5,576 0.05% 78
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': 4,581. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Indiana 5,450 0.10% 44
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 4,496. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Iowa 1,073 0.04% 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': 827. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Kansas 2,185 0.09% 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': 1,493. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Kentucky 846 0.02% 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 477. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Louisiana 462 0.01% 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 436. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Maine 92 0.01% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 73. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Maryland 695 0.01% 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 624. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Massachusetts 504 0.01% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 237. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Michigan 14,465 0.16% 137
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. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Minnesota 593 0.01% 13
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 366. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Missouri 642 0.01% 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': 453. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Montana 33 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': 11. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Nebraska 302 0.02% 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': 175. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America Nevada 80 0.01% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 23. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America New Jersey 543 0.01% 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': 254. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America New Mexico 355 0.02% 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': 350. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America New York 7,132 0.04% 82
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': 4,658. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Free Methodist Church of North America New York: Buffalo 140 - 2
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997). [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1]; pg. 8. "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Free Methodist Church of North America under subheading "Methodist bodies ".
Free Methodist Church of North America North America - - 1,138
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 211-212. "Membership: In 1987, the church reported 73,455 members, 1015 congregations... in the U.S. There were 123 congregations... in Canada. "
Free Methodist Church of North America North America 80,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* web site: "End of Times Apostacy Online Database " (1998) [Orig. source: Way of Life Encyclopedia of the Bible & Christianity, David W. Cloud (1994), Way of Life Literature, 1701 Harns Rd., Oak Harbor, WA 98277.] The Free Methodist Church of North America (membership 80,000) and the Southern Methodist Church (membership 7,500) were also opposed to the liberalism of the larger Methodist Church. "
Free Methodist Church of North America North America & United Kingdom 81,230 - 1,159
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. 162. "The Free Methodist Church has become a world fellowship, consisting of five general conferences--Egypt, Japan, North America, Rwanda (1985), and Canada (1989)--with a common constitution formally ratified by each general conference in 1964... There are 81,230 members in 1,159 churches i North America and the United Kingdom, with a world membership of 234,326. "


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