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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
United Church of God Georgia, USA - - 6
units
- 1998 *LINK* official web site Counted the churches in their listing.
United Church of God Hawaii - - 1
unit
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United Church of God Idaho - - 4
units
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United Church of God Illinois - - 7
units
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United Church of God Indiana - - 7
units
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United Church of God Iowa - - 2
units
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United Church of God Kansas - - 3
units
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United Church of God Kentucky - - 5
units
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United Church of God Louisiana - - 4
units
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United Church of God Maryland - - 2
units
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United Church of God Massachusetts - - 1
unit
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United Church of God Michigan - - 9
units
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United Church of God Minnesota - - 7
units
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United Church of God Mississippi - - 3
units
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United Church of God Missouri - - 8
units
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United Church of God Montana - - 2
units
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United Church of God Nebraska - - 3
units
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United Church of God Nevada - - 2
units
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United Church of God New Hampshire - - 1
unit
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United Church of God New Jersey - - 2
units
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United Church of God New Mexico - - 3
units
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United Church of God New York - - 5
units
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United Church of God North Carolina - - 6
units
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United Church of God North Dakota - - 3
units
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United Church of God Ohio - - 18
units
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United Church of God Oklahoma - - 3
units
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United Church of God Oregon - - 10
units
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United Church of God Pennsylvania - - 6
units
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United Church of God Rhode Island - - 1
unit
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United Church of God South Carolina - - 2
units
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United Church of God South Dakota - - 2
units
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United Church of God Tennessee - - 7
units
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United Church of God Texas - - 20
units
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United Church of God Utah - - 1
unit
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United Church of God Virginia - - 2
units
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United Church of God Washington - - 7
units
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United Church of God West Virginia - - 4
units
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United Church of God Wisconsin - - 6
units
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United Church of God world - - - - 1987 web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Anglo-Israelism; British Israelism; Worldwide Church of God "; URL: http://www.religioustolerance.org/anglo_is.htm (viewed 1 May 1999) [NOTE: Statistics and most info pertaining to Worldwide Church of God were subsequently removed from this page after the denomination renounced British Israelism] "The Worldwide Church of God... Their membership peaked in 1986 at the death of Herbert Armstrong with about 150,000 members worldwide. 1996 attendance is approximately half that. In the US, membership slid from 89,000 to 49,000. About 30,000 have left to join splinter groups: United Church of God, Global Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God and Church of God International. "
United Church of God world - - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance; webpage: "Worldwide Church of God founded by Herbert W. Armstrong " (viewed 23 April 2005) Latest update: 2004-SEP-06; Author: B.A. Robinson "Worldwide Church of God... Splinter groups: After Herbert Armstrong's death [1986], about 30,000 members of the Worldwide Church of God left to join splinter groups: Church of God International, Global Church of God, Living Church of God, Philadelphia Church of God, and United Church of God. "
United Church of God world 12,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* official website of Worldwide Church of God; webpage: "A Brief History of the Worldwide Church of God " (viewed 23 April 2005) "But perhaps the most traumatic change came in December 1994: Tkach announced that Christians do not have to keep old covenant laws such as... Many members did not accept these changes. After decades of understanding their identity as Christians in terms of Sabbath-keeping, and after making many sacrifices in order to keep the Sabbath, they could not easily accept the idea that it really didn't matter. In early 1995, hundreds of ministers and 12,000 members left to form the United Church of God. "
United Church of God world - - 240
units
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United Church of God world 20,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* OPPOSING VIEW (anti-) web site: "Ministry of Healing: Recovering from Abusive Religion "; section: "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999) -
United Church of God Wyoming - - 1
unit
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United Church of Jesus Christ (Apostolic) world 150,000 - - 6
countries
1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 269. "United Church of Jesus Christ (Apostolic)... Baltimore, MD [H.Q.]... dates to 1945 when andolph Carr left the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World to found the Church of God in Christ (Apostolic). During the 1960s, Monroe Saudners, chief assistant to Carr, criticized him for... Carr asked Saunders to leave the Church, and most of the group followed him. The reorganized as the United Church and elected Saunders the presiding bishop... Missions are supported in Mexico, Trinidad, Jamaica, and other West Indian Islands. Membership: In 1985 the Church had 75 congregations, approx. 100,000 members... in the U.S. There are approximately 50,000 additional members overseas. "
United Church of Jesus Christ (Apostolic) world 100,000 - 75
units
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 269. "In 1985 the Church had 75 congregations, approx. 100,000 members and over 150 ministers in the U.S. "
United Church of Religious Science world - - 355
units
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon, Jerome Clark & Aidan A. Kelly. New Age Almanac; New York: Visible Ink Press (1991); pg. 343. "New Thought's most representative groups include... United Church of Religious Science (approximately 175 churches and 180 study groups)... "
United Church of Religious Science world 100,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* Religious Requirements & Practices of Certain Selected Groups: A Handbook for Chaplains (1993) - (online ed. - 1998); contract #: MDA903-90-C-0062 w/ Dept. of Defense; J. Gordon Melton, Project Director & James Lewis. "OTHER NAMES BY WHICH KNOWN: Science of Mind; MEMBERSHIP: There are approximately 100,000 members. "
United Church of Religious Science world 40,000 - 266
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "New Religious Movements " (University of Virginia); web page: "United Church of Religious Science " (viewed 31 Jan. 1999); "Created by Elizabeth S. Alley For Sociology 497, Fall 1998 " "Size of Group: United Church of Religious Science has 40,000 members worldwide in 160 churches and 106 study groups. (source: Rev. Kathryn McDowell) "
United Church of Religious Science world 70,000 - 350
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) [Orig. source: Anderson, Alan. New Thought Movement Homepage. (20 March 1998)] Called "Science of Mind " here, a former name.; "between 50,000 and 70,000 "
United Church of Zambia Zambia 50,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Largest Protestant denomination: United Church of Zambia (6 miss. socs. - Presbyterian, Methodist and Congregational) 50,000 community
United Church of Zambia Zambia 850,000 9.24% 112
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Zambia " (viewed 31 May 1999). "United Church of Zambia (UCZ)... Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 9.2 million... Members/Congregations: 850,000/1,112. "
United Churches of Jesus, Apostolic world 2,000 - 20
units
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Apostolic Pentecostals; pg. 269. "United Churches of Jesus, Apostolic was formed by several bishops of the Apostle Church of Christ in God who rejected the leadershpi of presiding bishop J. C. Richardson Sr. Richardson had married a divorced woman. The church is headed by a general bisihop, J. W. Ardrey (one of the founders of the Apostle Church) and a board of bishops.... Membership: In 1980 the United Churches had 2,000 members, 20 churches, 30 ministers, and six bishops. "
United Congregational Church of Southern Africa South Africa 420,000 - - - 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.; Listed in table as "United Congregational "
United Congregational Church of Southern Africa world 280,000 - 390
units
5
countries
1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Southern Africa (UCCSA) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA)... Comprising South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.. Members/Congregations: 280,000/390. "
United Danish Church USA 35,845 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 458. "The largest of the Scandinavian synods [in U.S.] are:... the United Danish Church with 181 pastors and 3,845 members. "
United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic Canada - - 1
unit
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 107-108. "United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic... Membership: In 1988 there were 18 congregations... in the U.S. There was one congregation in Canada... "
United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic North America - - 19
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 107-108. "United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic... Membership: In 1988 there were 18 congregations... in the U.S. There was one congregation in Canada... "
United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic USA 780 - 18
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 107-108. "United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic... Murfreesboro, TN [H.Q.]... was formed in 1945 in Plainfield, Illinois, by Bishops Julius Massey, Albert Sorensen, and Hinton Pride. They envisioned a restored church of Anglican/Celtic heritage... Membership: In 1988 there were 18 congregations, approximately 780 members, 12 priests, eight deacons... in the U.S. There was one congregation in Canada and affiliated parishes in India, Puerto Rico, and Africa. "
United Episcopal Church of North America world 1,000 - - - 1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 108. "United Episcopal Church of North America... Upper St. Clair, PA [H.Q.]... Membership: Not reported. Parishes of the church are found in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Maryland, New Hampshire, and Florida. In 1984, membership was estimated to be less than 1,000. "
United Evangelical Churches world - - - 17
countries
1970 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Other Pentecostals; pg. 300. "United Evangelical Churches was formed in 1960, one of the first structural responses to the neo-Pentecostal revival. It is made up especially of those ministers and layment from mainline churches who... have not felt free to remain in their mainline churches... Churches are divided into three regions--Western, Central, and Eastern. Churches (in 1970) were found in twenty-four states. Foreign work was located in India, Korea, Formosa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Ghana, Kenya, Jamaica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Iran. Membership: Not reported. "
United Free Church of Scotland world 293,396 - - - 1900 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 289. "Free Church of Scotland:... In 1900 with the United Presbyterian Church it formed the United Free Church of Scotland, having then 293,396 members. A small dissenting body continues the Free Church. "
United Free Will Baptist world 100,000 - 836
units
- 1952 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 58. "Members are found largely in North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas... There were 100,000 members in 836 churches in 1952. "
United Full Gospel Ministers and Churches world - - - 2
countries
1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals; pg. 254. "United Full Gospel Ministers and Churches. Current address not obtained for this edition... was incorporated May 16, 1951. Arthur H. Collins was the first chairman. Within a few years it had grown to include more than fifty clergy and a number of congregations. The church is governed by four executive officers, one of whom faces election at each annual meeting. The group has an affiliate in India--the Open Bible Church of God, founded by Willis M. Clay, who at one time also served as treasurer of the United Full Gospel Ministers and Churches. Membership: Not reported. "
United Fundamentalist Church USA - - - - 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals; pg. 254-255. "United Fundamentalist Church. Current address not obtained for this edition... was organized in 1939 by the Rev. Leroy M. Kopp of Los Angeles. It was at one time a member of the National Association of Evangelicals and accepts the Association's doctrinal position. In addition, it is Penteocstal, and prophecy and healing are emphasizes. Members are expected to believe... The general officers..., together with the territorial supervisors and state district superintendents, constitute a council which settles all doctrinal disputes. Zion Christian Mission is sponsored in Jerusalem. Proselyting other Christian denominations is not practiced. A radio ministry was begun in 1940... and still continues. The Rev. E. Paul Kopp has succeeded his father as head of the group. Membership: Not reported. In 1967 there were approximately 250 ministers and missionaries. "


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