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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
megachurches Oklahoma 6,500 - 12
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Oklahoma 44,912 1.30% 11
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Oklahoma: Tulsa 18,730 - 6
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Oregon 23,800 - 7
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Oregon 30,734 0.90% 18
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Pennsylvania 19,300 - 7
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Pennsylvania 30,654 0.25% 19
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Pennsylvania: Philadelphia 13,300 - 4
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Rhode Island 0 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches South Carolina 2,065 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches South Carolina 9,350 0.23% 30
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches South Dakota 0 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Tennessee 41,563 - 14
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Tennessee 69,319 1.22% 6
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Texas 161,304 - 54
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Texas 267,818 1.28% 2
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Texas: Dallas 41,882 - 15
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Texas: Houston 58,952 - 16
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches USA - - 100
units
- 1984 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Thomas A. Stewart, "Turning Around the Lord's business, " Fortune, 25 Sept. 1989, pg. 116]; pg. 164-164. "Vaughan defines megachurches as those with membership obove 2,000 and metachurches as those with 10,000 or more "; "only 100 U.S. congregations were at the megachurch status in 1984, but by the beginning of the 1990s there were twice as many. "
megachurches USA - - 200
units
- 1989 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Thomas A. Stewart, "Turning Around the Lord's business, " Fortune, 25 Sept. 1989, pg. 116]; pg. 164-164. "Vaughan defines megachurches as those with membership obove 2,000 and metachurches as those with 10,000 or more "; "only 100 U.S. congregations were at the megachurch status in 1984, but by the beginning of the 1990s there were twice as many. "
megachurches USA - - - - 1992 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 363. "Ostling (1992:63) reports that over 40 congregations in the U.S. claim 5,000 or more Sunday worshippers, while Stewart (1989:128) says that over 10,000 churches in the country have an average attendance of 1,000 or more. "
megachurches USA - - 1,000
units
- 1992 Eiesland, Nancy L. "Contending with a Giant " in Contemporary American Religion: An Ethnographic Reader; edited by Penny Edgell Becker & Nancy L. Eiesland. Walnut Creek, Calif.: AltaMira Press (1997); pg. 193. "Vaughan (1993) and Thumma (1993) confer megachurch status at 2,000 members; Schaller (1992) places the numerical cutoff at 1,000... Thumma (1993) places the figure of churches at more than 350 nationwide, whereas Schaller (1992) estimates... 1,000. "
megachurches USA 1,127,596 - 365
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches USA - - 350
units
- 1993 Eiesland, Nancy L. "Contending with a Giant " in Contemporary American Religion: An Ethnographic Reader; edited by Penny Edgell Becker & Nancy L. Eiesland. Walnut Creek, Calif.: AltaMira Press (1997); pg. 193. "Vaughan (1993) and Thumma (1993) confer megachurch status at 2,000 members; Schaller (1992) places the numerical cutoff at 1,000... Thumma (1993) places the figure of churches at more than 350 nationwide, whereas Schaller (1992) estimates... 1,000. "
megachurches USA 1,800,000 0.64% 817
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Utah 0 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Vermont 0 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Virginia 13,750 - 5
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Virginia 31,178 0.44% 17
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Washington 31,971 - 9
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Washington 33,281 0.56% 15
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Washington, D.C. 16,500 - 6
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Washington, D.C. 15,652 2.74% 26
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census; Place listed in table: District of Columbia
megachurches Washington: Seattle 9,566 - 3
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Washington: Spokane 4,500 - 2
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches West Virginia 0 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Wisconsin 7,000 - 2
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
megachurches Wisconsin 6,000 0.11% 32
units
- 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
megachurches Wyoming 0 0.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Vaughn, John N. Church Growth Today, Bolivar, MO. Website: Megachurches.net. Web page: "Research. " Last modified: January 9, 2001. Table: "U.S. Megachurch Attendance by States "; State pop. figures: U.S. 2000 Census
Meher Baba California - - 4
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972); pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Meher Baba Florida - - 2
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972); pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Meher Baba India 100,000 - - - 1972 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) [Orig. source: Anthony, Dick and Thomas Robbins. June 1972. "Getting Straight With Meher Baba, " Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 11 No. 2.] syncretistic:
The size of Meher Baba's following is estimated at near one hundred thousand in India. In the U.S., the size is substantially less and broken down by individual community centers with varying membership.
Meher Baba New York - - 3
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972); pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Meher Baba South Carolina - - 1
unit
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972); pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Meher Baba South Carolina - - - - 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. 319. "There are Meher Babi organizations throughout the United States, such as the Meher center located at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. "
Meher Baba USA - - 11
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972); pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Meher Baba USA - - - - 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. 319. "Perhaps better known in the West is Mehe Baba who, like Satya Sai Baba, proclaimed himself an avatar... Meher Baba was born a Parsi, but his teachings reflect Hindu as well as Islamic Sufi ideas. There are Meher Babi organizations throughout the United States, such as the Meher center located at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. "
Meher Baba Virginia - - 1
unit
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972); pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Meher Baba 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. 474. "Meher Baba (Hindu; 1894-1969). Born in Poona as Merwan Irani, to parents from Iran and of the Zoroastrian religion, Meher Babi ('Father of love') had disciples from India's religious communities, but he received his first initiation from a Muslim woman saint called Hazrat Babajan. His followers today refer to him as a Sufi master although he is also called Avatar. Baba traveled frequently to America and Europe, where his disciples included film stars and nobility... He took a vow of silence in 1925 and never spoke again until his death... "
Meher Baba world - - - - 1991 *LINK* Wilson, Andrew (ed). "The World Religions and their Scriptures " in World Scripture. International Religious Foundation, 1991. (viewed 9 July 1999) "new sects and movements in Hinduism both in India and the West, for example, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, the Theosophical Society, Arya Samaj,... the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna), and movements centering on Meher Baba, Sathya Sai Baba, Bhagwan Rajneesh, and others "
Meherrin North America - Southeastern Woodlands 700 - - - 1600 Terrell, John Upton. American Indian Almanac. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. (1974); pg. 133. Table: "Southeastern Woodlands: Earliest Population Estimates " (mainly relying on James Mooney, John R. Swanson, & A. L. Kroeber)
Meherrin world 700 - - - 1600 Terrell, John Upton. American Indian Almanac. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. (1974); pg. 133. Table: "Southeastern Woodlands: Earliest Population Estimates " (mainly relying on James Mooney, John R. Swanson, & A. L. Kroeber)
Melbourne Zen Group Australia - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "The Melbourne Zen Group adheres to the Zen Buddhist religion. The group originated in Melbourne in May, 1985. It practices a traditional form of Zen Buddhist meditation which has developed through its close relationship with the Sydney Zen Centre and with the Diamond Sangha founded by Robert Aitken Roshi, in Hawaii. "
Mellusians India 15,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 136. "Chaldean (Persian) Rite:... Variants of this rite are followed by the Nestorians in Mesopotamia and Persia with 80,000 members and by the Mellusians in India with 15,000. "
Mellusians world 15,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 136. "Chaldean (Persian) Rite:... Variants of this rite are followed by the Nestorians in Mesopotamia and Persia with 80,000 members and by the Mellusians in India with 15,000. "
Melodyland Christian Church California 8,000 - - - 1978 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 193. "Calvary Chapel in Santa Ana, for instance, claimed more than 9,000 on its rolls by 1978 and more than 30,000 in the region named it as their primary spiritual center. In the same region, more than 8,000 belonged to the Melodyland Christian Center in Anaheim... "
Melodyland Christian Church California 3,500 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Anaheim, CA; pastor Ralph Wilkerson. [Listed in table as "Melodyland Christian Church "]
Melpa Papua New Guinea 60,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 506-507. "Melpa: Alternate Names: Medlpa; Hageners; Location: Papua New Guinea; Population: 60,000; Language: Melpa; Tok Pisin; Religion: Christianity; native Melpa religion "; "Ghosts are the focal point of non-Christian religious practice among the Melpa. Pork sacrifices are made to placate the ghosts of dead family, lineage, & clan members on the occurence of illness within the village or prior to the undertaking of any dangerous event. The Melpa have religious experts who are responsible for curing the sick and act as intermediaries between the human world & the spirit world... Christianity has existed in the Melpa region ever since the founding of Mount Hagen as an administrative, trade, & missionary center... 1933. A number of the Melpa are now practicing Christians & attend the local churches on a regular basis. "
Men, the moon god of Asia Minor Roman Empire - - - - 50 C.E. Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 14). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1928. "During the Hellenistic period... very little is heard about Mysteries. But at the time of the Roman Empire such religions suddenly sprang up. The best-known are the Mysteries of Isis and Mithras. However, there were also groups which worshipped Attis and the Great Mother, Men, the moon god of Asia Minor... "
Mende Sierra Leone - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995); pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Mennonite Alabama - 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.
Mennonite Arizona - 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.
Mennonite Arkansas - 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.
Mennonite Belize 8,987 4.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 30% (Anglican 12%, Methodist 6%, Mennonite 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Pentecostal 2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1%, other 2%), none 2%, other 6% (1980); Total population: 224,663.
Mennonite Belize 9,206 4.00% - - 1998 *LINK* CIA World Factbook 1998 (viewed June 24, 1999) "Population: 230,160 (July 1998 est.)... Mennonite 4%... "


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