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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Apostolic Faith Mission South Africa 337,000 - - - 1978 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD by P. J. Johnstone; STL Publications, P. O. Box 48, Bromley, Kent, England. Published in 1978.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Apostolic Faith Mission 337,000 (33% White; Baptists 240,000 (30% White)
Apostolic Faith Mission USA 2,300 - 17
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.]
Apostolic Faith Mission world 2,300 - 17
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 33-34. "Apostolic Faith Mission: A pentecostal sect originating in 1900 at Topeka, Kansas, and under the leadership of Miss Minnie Hanson and Mrs. M. White. It denies being a denomination... It has 17 churches and 2,300 members. "
Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God Alabama - - 1
unit
1
country
1910 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 261. "Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God... Birmingham, AL [H.Q.]... moved to Mobile, Alabama, where a revival occurred under his ministry. Among those converted was an entire congregation of the Primitive Baptist Church. The members gave him their building as the first meeting house for the new mission parish. The church was organized on July 10, 1906. In 1915 Bishop Williams became one of the first to adopt the Oneness or non-Trinitarian theology which had been espoused through Pentecostal circles. He broke with Seymour and renamed his church the Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God. He incorporated the new church on October 9, 1915... Intoxicants, especially tobacco, alcohol and drugs are forbidden... "
Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God USA 1,500 - 17
units
1
country
1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 261. "Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God... Birmingham, AL [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1984 the church reported 17 congregations (most of which were in Alabama), 1,500 members, and 38 ministers. "
Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God USA 6,200 - 18
units
- 1989 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 "Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God. "
Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God USA 11,450 - 26
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.
Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God USA 10,450 - 18
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 Apostolic Faith Mission Ch. of God
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Canada - - 6
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 231. Church reporting.
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Nigeria 20,000 - - - 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 231. Church reporting. "The largest mission field is in Nigeria, where there are approx. 20,000 members. "
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon North America - - 46
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 231. Church reporting.
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon USA 4,000 - 40
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 231. Church reporting.
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon USA 4,100 - 50
units
- 1990 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 "Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon. "
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon USA 4,100 - 50
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon world 54,000 - - - 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals; pg. 231. Church reporting.
Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa South Africa 440,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ California: Los Angeles - - 1
unit
1
country
1963 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 261. "Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ was founded in Bell Gardens, California, in 1963 by the Rev. Donald Abernathy... "
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ California: Los Angeles - - 5
units
- 1968 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 261. "...founded in Bell Gardens, California, in 1963... During the next five years, four other congregations, all in the Los Angeles area, were added and a new denomination emerged. "
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ Georgia, USA - - 2
units
- 1969 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 261. "In 1968, Abernathy reported a series of visions in which it was revealed to him that the entire West Coast of North America would be destroyed by an earthquake. He reported the vision to the other congregations... the five congregations decided to move East. Abernathy took his congregation to Atlanta... the Lompoc congregation to Georgia. "
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ Missouri - - 2
units
- 1969 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 261. "The church at Avenal [California] went to Kennet, Missouri; the church at Porterville to Independence, Missouri
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ Tennessee - - 1
unit
- 1969 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 261. "...the chrch at Port Hueneme to Murfreesboro, Tennessee... "
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ USA - - 5
units
1
country
1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 262. "Membership: There are five congregations. "
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ world - - 1
unit
1
country
1963 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 261. "Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ was founded in Bell Gardens, California, in 1963 by the Rev. Donald Abernathy... "
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ world - - 5
units
1
country
1968 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 261. "...founded in Bell Gardens, California, in 1963... During the next five years, four other congregations, all in the Los Angeles area, were added and a new denomination emerged. "
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Arizona 30 0.00% 1
unit
- 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: 10. [Listed as 'Apostolic Lutheran Church of America.']
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America California 89 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': 58.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Florida 154 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': 78.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Massachusetts 400 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': 80.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Michigan 2,154 0.02% 19
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,133.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Minnesota 2,755 0.06% 15
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': 1,115.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Montana 10 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': 06.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America New Hampshire 1,030 0.09% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America North Dakota 30 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.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Oregon 197 0.01% 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': 121.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America South Dakota 210 0.03% 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': 125.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America USA 49,972 - 49
units
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 147. "Apostolic Lutheran Church of America... New York Mills, MN [H.Q.]... Congregations are located in Michigan, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Massachusetts, Washington, Oregon, and California. Membership: In 1985 the church reported 49,972 members, 49 congregations, and 32 ministers. "
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America USA 7,583 - 53
units
- 1989 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 "Apostolic Lutheran Church of America. "
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America USA 7,812 - 53
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America USA 9,000 - 64
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America USA 7,700 - 60
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.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America USA - - 60
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 Apostolic Lutheran Ch. of America
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Washington 753 0.02% 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': 279.
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America world 9,384 - - - 1974 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 142. "As of 1974, there were 9,384 members. "
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America world 49,972 - 49
units
1
country
1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 147. "Apostolic Lutheran Church of America... New York Mills, MN [H.Q.]... Congregations are located in Michigan, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Massachusetts, Washington, Oregon, and California. Membership: In 1985 the church reported 49,972 members, 49 congregations, and 32 ministers. "
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America world - - 64
units
3
countries
1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 141-142. "Spreading over Michigan, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Massachusetts, Oregon, Washington, and California, the new church was divided into two districts--Eastern and Western--with foreign missions in Nigeria, Liberia, and Guatemala... The 64 local congregations are quite free to govern themselves... "
Apostolic Lutheran Churches world 12,000,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). Name: Apostolic Lutheran Churches (here I am concerned only with the two Lutheran churches which kept the historic Apostolic succession: The Church of Sweden and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland. Also known as: The Swedish Lutheran Church; The Finnish Lutheran Church; 'Apostolic Lutherans' (my phrase); Distinguishing Characteristics: Product of the Protestant Reformation and Lutheran theology. Most Lutheran Churches made no attempt to keep the Apostolic Succession, but the Swedish and Finnish Lutherans did. Augsburg Confession outlines distinctives of Lutheran theology. Only Lutheran churches where clergy are called 'priests.' Ecumenical Activity: Very strong ecumenical activity with other Scandinavian and Baltic Lutheran churches and the Anglican Churches of the British Isles. (the Parvoo Communion)... Constituent churches with estimated membership: Church of Sweden --7,600,000; Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland--4,400,000 "
Apostolic Lutheran Churches world - - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Apostolic Lutheran Churches... Note: in many areas of the world, non-Apostolic Lutherans are seeking intercommunion with Anglicans and to slowly reestablish apostolic succession by having all new ministers ordained by Anglican bishops as well as Lutheran bishops. A similar motion recently passed in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America in 1999... Headquarters and 'CEO': Stockholm, Sweden (Church is governed by a Synod); Helsinki, Finland (Church is governed by a Synod); [The two] Constituent churches...: Church of Sweden [and] Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland... "
Apostolic Lutherans (Church of the First Born) USA 2,000 - 25
units
- 1945 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 147. "Apostolic Lutherans (Church of the First Born)... The branch of Apostolic Lutherans, generally called the First Borns, are a continuation of the congregation headed by John Takkinen. They are aligned with the followers of Juhani Raattamaa headquartered at Gellivaara, Finland... By last count (made in the 1940's) there were approximately 2,000 members. Churches are located in Michigan; Wilmington, North Carolina; Wilmington, Delaware; Bruch Prairie, Washington; and Gackle, North Dakota. There are approximately 25 congregations. "
Apostolic Lutherans (Evangelicals No. 1) USA - - - - 1947 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991). [Orig. source: Uuras Saavinaara, The History of the Laestadian or Apostolic-Lutheran Movement in America. Ironwood, MI: National Publishing Company, 1947.]; pg. 148. "Apostolic Lutherans (Evangelicals No. 1)... That branch of the Apostolic Lutheran Movement generally referred to as the Evangelicals No. 1 began under the inspiration and preaching of Arthur Leopold Heideman who emphasized positive evangelism... The Evangelicals No. 1 have experienced two splits. In 1921-22 a group led by Paul A. Heideman returned to the beliefs of the Old Laestadians. In 1940 a split occurred over the place of the commands and counsels of Christ of the Apostles and the use of confession. The Evangelicals No. 1 represent those who hold that the commands of Christ are necessary as a norm for Christian living. They believe themselves to be the one church of true believers. Membership: Not reported. "
Apostolic Lutherans (Evangelicals No. 2) USA - - - - 1947 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991). [Presumed original source: Uuras Saavinaara, The History of the Laestadian or Apostolic-Lutheran Movement in America. Ironwood, MI: National Publishing Company, 1947.]; pg. 148. "Apostolic Lutherans (Evangelicals No. 2)... Formed in 1940 and having broken from the Apostolic Lutherans (Evangelicals No. 1, that branch of the Apostolic Lutheran Movement generally called the Evangelicals No. 2 reject the need of the commands and counsels of Christ because, they say, the grace of God works in believers to bring about a denial of unrighteousness and worldly lusts, and it works to instill godly and righteous behavior... Like the Evangelicals No. 1, this group believes itself to be the one true church of Christ. Founders of the group include John Koskela, Victor Maki, John Taivalmaa, and Andrew Leskinen. Membership: Not reported. "
Apostolic Lutherans (Heidmans) USA - - - - 1947 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 148. "Apostolic Lutherans (The Heidmans)... The Heidemans are the second largest group of Apostolic Lutherans. The group was formed in 1921-22 by members of the Apostolic Lutherans (Evangelicals No. 1) who separated and returned to the Old Laestadian position. Thus they resemble the Old Laestadians group, but they remain outside of its organization. The leader of the group was Paul A. Heideman, son of A. L. Heideman, who was for many years the only ordained minister in the group. He was assisted by a number of preachers. Membership: Not reported. "
Apostolic Lutherans (New Awakening) USA - - - - 1947 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991). [Orig. source: Uuras Saavinaara, The History of the Laestadian or Apostolic-Lutheran Movement in America. Ironwood, MI: National Publishing Company, 1947.]; pg. 148. "Apostolic Lutherans (New Awakening)... Possibly the smallest branch of the Laestadians ore Apostolic Lutheran Movement is the New Awakening group. They teach the 'third use of the law,' I.e., that Christians must abide by the Ten Commandments in addition to Christ's two laws of love of God and love of neighbor... Membership: Not reported. "
Apostolic Methodist Church USA 30 - 2
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.]
Apostolic Methodist Church world 100 - - - 1965 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: Non-Episcopal Methodism; pg. 187. Apostolic Methodist Church... The church operates the Gospel Tract Club at Zephyr Hills, Florida. Membership: At its peak in the 1960s, the church had only a few congregations and less than 100 members. "
Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God USA 12,479 - 177
units
- 1988 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 "Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God, Inc.. "
Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God USA 12,390 - 162
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.
Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God USA 12,871 - 146
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 Apostolic Overcoming Holy Catholic Church of God Inc.
Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God world 12,000 - 200
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 262. "Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God... Birmingham, AL [H.Q.]... was founded by William Thomas Phillips (1893-1973), the son of a Methodist Episcopal Church minister... In 1917 [formed] Ethiopian Overcoming Holy Church of God. It adopted its present name in 1941... Membership: In 1988, the church reported 12,000 members, approximately 200 churches, and 750 ministers. "
Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God world 12,514 - 182
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. 31. "...the church, which claims more than 12,514 members in 182 local churches. "
Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God world 12,500 - 175
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Apostolic Spiritual Baptists Barbados - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 76-77. "The Apostolic Spiritual Baptists (popularly known as 'Tieheads') occupy a special place in Barbados' religious spectrum, as the island's only indigenous religion. Fashioned after other West Indian revivalist religions, the sect, founded in 1957 by Bishop Granville Williams, combines Christian observance with the foot stomping, hand clapping, and dancing characteristics of African religious practices. Converts are baptized and then sequestered for 7 to 10 days in the 'Mourning Ground,' a special area of the church. Tie-heads, so-called because of the cloth turbans worn by both men and women, sport colorful gowns in colors symbolic of particular qualities. "
Apostolic United Brethren world 5,000 - - - 1998 "Leader of Polygamists Seeks Talks With State " in Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 15, 1998); pg. A1. "Owen Allred, the 84-year-old leader of the Apostolic United Brethren... 5,000 members... vote, pay taxes, serve in the military and financially support their children. "
Apostolic United Brethren world 7,200 - - 5
countries
1998 Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought (Summer 1998); pg. 15. "The Allred group (Apostolic United Brethren) has about 7,200 total members... [in US, Mexico, England, Germany, and Netherlands] "
Apostolic United Brethren world 5,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Burton, Greg. "Polygamists Meet With Team From A.G.'s Office " in Salt Lake Tribune (Tuesday, October 20, 1998 ). "With Allred's blessing, Graham sent leaders of her 'Safe At Home' program to the Sunday sacrament meeting of the 5,000-member UAB. About 900 members regularly attend services at the warehouse-like church near the Utah Veterans Memorial Park. Other UAB members are scattered throughout Salt Lake and Utah counties, as well as Montana and Mexico. "
Apostolic United Brethren world 7,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " "Other Mormon Faith Groups... Apostolic United Brethren: about 7,000 members. They disagree with the LDS' decision to allow ordination of Afro-Americans and allowing women to assume leadership positions. "


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