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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 Methodist Church Russia - - 4
units
- 1991 *LINK* Moore, Carrie A. "Pastor faces hurdles in Russia " in Deseret News (26 Feb 2000) "According to United Methodist News Service, Bishop Minor told conferees that when the Russia Initiative was started in 1991, Russia had four United Methodist churches. "
United Methodist Church Russia 5,000 - 60
units
- 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "'God Told Me I Must Be A Minister': But Methodist pastor visiting Salt Lake says it's not easy being a Protestant in Russia " in Salt Lake Tribune (26 Feb 2000) "Although Methodists trace their history in Russia back two centuries, the church disappeared under the Communist regime. Since the church's re-establishment after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, it has grown to 60 congregations and more than 5,000 members. "
United Methodist Church Russia 5,000 - 70
units
- 2000 *LINK* Moore, Carrie A. "Pastor faces hurdles in Russia " in Deseret News (26 Feb 2000) "According to United Methodist News Service, Bishop Minor told conferees that... Today, there are 70 congregations with 5,000 members in six districts, spread out across a vast country that encompasses 11 time zones. "
United Methodist Church South Carolina 308,915 8.86% 1,074
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': 244,591. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
United Methodist Church South Dakota 43,212 6.21% 175
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': 33,703. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
United Methodist Church Tennessee 396,862 8.14% 1,675
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': 320,724. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
United Methodist Church Tennessee: Davidson County - 7.20% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists..., 7.2% are United Methodist... "
United Methodist Church Texas 1,004,318 5.91% 2,186
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': 781,389. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
United Methodist Church Texas 781,389 4.60% - - 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.
United Methodist Church Texas 1,004,318 5.91% - - 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.
United Methodist Church Texas - - 2,186
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 330. Table: "Religious Groups with Most Churches "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "
United Methodist Church USA 11,000,000 - - - 1965 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 273. "The United Methodist Church dropped from a high of 11 million members in 1965 to 9.2 million. "
United Methodist Church USA 11,100,000 - - - 1965 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church USA 10,991,000 - - - 1968 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Pg. 390: "Members are persons who have attained full membership, usually at age 13... The United Methodist Church was formed in 1968 by a merger of The Methodist Church and The Evangelican United Brethren Church. "
United Methodist Church USA 11,000,000 - - - 1968 *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.] "United Methodist Church, was formed in 1968 from a merger of the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church. The combined membership of the two bodies was 11 million in 1965... "
United Methodist Church USA 10,790,000 - - - 1969 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Pg. 390: "Members are persons who have attained full membership, usually at age 13... The United Methodist Church was formed in 1968 by a merger of The Methodist Church and The Evangelican United Brethren Church. "
United Methodist Church USA 10,672,000 - - - 1970 Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census (1975); pg. 391-392. Table: "Membership of Selected Religious Bodies: 1790 to 1970 "; Pg. 390: "Members are persons who have attained full membership, usually at age 13... The United Methodist Church was formed in 1968 by a merger of The Methodist Church and The Evangelican United Brethren Church. "
United Methodist Church USA 10,500,000 - - - 1970 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church USA 11,000,000 - - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 21. "...the United Methodist Church. This church, made up of over 11,000,000 members, is part of the World Methodist Conference, comprising Methodist churches throughout the world. "
United Methodist Church USA 9,860,000 - - - 1975 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church USA 9,520,000 - - - 1980 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church 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. 478. "The largest [Methodist] churches, all having 500,000 members or more are:... and, in the U.S., the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, and the United Methodist Church. "
United Methodist Church USA 9,405,083 - - - 1983 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994). [Source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1984, 1991.]; pg. 186. "Table 6.3: Recent Growth & Decline of Protestant Church Membership " [Inclusive membership. Shows 1983 and 1991 membership, and percent change] -6% decline in U.S. between 1983 & 1991.
United Methodist Church USA 9,000,000 - - - 1983 *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.] "United Methodist Church, was formed in 1968 from a merger of the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church... by 1983 [membership] had dropped to roughly 9 million members "
United Methodist Church USA 9,190,000 - - - 1985 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church USA 9,120,000 - - - 1987 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church USA 9,200,000 - - - 1988 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 273. "In the 1960's the mainstream's previously healthy growth rates began to decline precipitiously... The United Methodist Church dropped from a high of 11 million members in 1965 to 9.2 million [in 1988]. "
United Methodist Church USA 9,050,000 - - - 1988 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
United Methodist Church USA 9,400,000 - - - 1990 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 381. "Of the 9.4 million United Methodists, 360,000 are African-American... (Lincoln and Mamiya, 1990:65-68). "
United Methodist Church USA 11,072,711 - 37,203
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
United Methodist Church USA 9,124,575 - 37,876
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. 164-165. "Two mergers of major importance produced The United Methodist Church, the largest Methodist body in this country, with 9,124,575 members, in 37,876 local churches... There are now 72 annual conferences in the United States and Puerto Rico, with a total of 37,876 organized churches... "
United Methodist Church USA 8,785,135 - 37,100
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 "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "United Methodist Church. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,904,824 - - - 1991 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994). [Source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1984, 1991.]; pg. 186. "Table 6.3: Recent Growth & Decline of Protestant Church Membership " [Inclusive membership. Shows 1983 and 1991 membership, and percent change] -6% decline in U.S. between 1983 & 1991.
United Methodist Church USA 8,650,388 - 36,771
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
United Methodist Church USA 9,000,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993); pg. 36-37. map. Headquarters: Nashville, Tennessee
United Methodist Church USA 8,500,000 - - - 1994 Johnson, Paul. A History of the American People; New York: Haprer Collins (1997). [Orig. source: Bedell, K. B. (ed.) "Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches 1996 " (Nashville 1996)]; pg. 969. "In 1994, the Seven Sisters were listed as having membership as follows: ...United Methodists 8.5 million. "
United Methodist Church USA 9,965,025 - 36,559
units
- 1994 *LINK* official web site 8549661 lay members; 38455 ordained members; 1758 consecrated diaconal ministers; 1375151 preparatory members; 36559 local churches; 3759942 Sunday school participants.
United Methodist Church USA - - - - 1995 Reeves, Thomas C. Twentieth Century America: A Brief History. New York: Oxford University Press (2000); pg. 283. "In 1995, a researcher observed that the Methodist church, which had flourished in America during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, had lost one thousand members every week for the last thirty years. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,538,662 - 36,361
units
- 1995 *LINK* web site for Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches (accessed 1998); [Orig. source: Source: Kenneth B. Bedell, editor, Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, annual.] Table: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches: U.S. Religious Bodies with more than 60,000 Members "; "...prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census... for the 1997 edition of the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,538,662 - 36,361
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.
United Methodist Church USA 10,000,000 - - - 1996 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996); pg. 349. "In the U.S., the driving force of the United Methodist Church (the country's largest Methodist denomination, with nearly 10 million members)... "
United Methodist Church USA 9,863,906 - 36,170
units
- 1996 *LINK* official United Methodist Church web site; web page: "Facts and Figures " in "About the UMC " section, "Organization " subsection (viewed 21 March 1999). "Facts about annual conferences in the United States (Data compiled from 1996 from the latest official statistics except where noted) "; "8,456,986 lay members; 39,061 ordained members (1997 figure); 1,227 consecrated diaconal ministers (1997 figure); 1,366,632 preparatory members; 36,170 local churches; 25,943 pastoral charges;... 3,705,863 Sunday school participants... "
United Methodist Church USA 8,700,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Statistics of Muslims in the USA and around the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] Table: "USA by denomination in millions " [for 1996]
United Methodist Church USA 9,000,000 - - - 1997 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 281. "The United Methodist Church, formed in 1968 by a merger of the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church, is the second largest Protestant denomination in the U.S., with more than nine million members. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,500,000 - - - 1998 "Methodist pastor acquitted " in Christian Century (Apr. 1, 1998); pg. 353. "...8.5-million-member United Methodist Church... "
United Methodist Church USA 8,496,047 - 36,170
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 United Methodist Ch.
United Methodist Church USA 8,495,378 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998). [Original source: 1998 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches]; pg. 77. Table: "Top 10 Christian Denominations in the US "; Rank: #3
United Methodist Church USA 8,500,000 - 36,000
units
- 1998 *LINK* Ostling, Richard N. (AP) "Methodists Forced to Grapple With Growing Schism " in Salt Lake Tribune (Saturday, 26 Sepbember 1998). "It ranks second to the Southern Baptist Convention in size and scope, with 36,000 local congregations, and 8.5 million members. However, that huge membership has long been eroding. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,500,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Associatied Press. "Same-Sex Marriage Dividing Methodists " in Salt Lake Tribune (Saturday, March 20, 1999), viewed online 21 March 1999. "Those on both sides of the issue say this trial will be a defining -- and possibly dividing -- moment for the United Methodist Church and its 8.5 million members. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,500,000 - - - 1999 New York Times News Service. "Methodists to try minister for blessing same-sex union " in Dallas Morning News (Thursday, March 25, 1999); pg. 9A. "The trial illustrates a national controversy over same-sex unions. The debate has become acute lately among the country's 8.5 million United Methodists. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,500,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Sinatra, Amy. "Methodist Church Debates Same-Sex Marriages " in ABCNEWS.com 24 June 1999 (viewed online 25 June 1999). "And while most experts say they expect more internal dissent, they're not predicting a major schism in the 8.5-million member Protestant denomination... With this issue, opinions are also split geographically. Dell points out, for example, that the Methodists in the Southeast have historically been more conservative, while some urban areas are more liberal. "
United Methodist Church USA 8,400,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "World View: Largest U.S. Churches " in Salt Lake Tribune (26 Feb 2000) [Original source: Religion News Service] "The Roman Catholic Church, Southern Baptist Convention and United Methodist Church remain the nation's largest church bodies, reports the new edition of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. The membership totals for the top three denominations are reported as follows: Roman Catholic Church, 62,018,436; Southern Baptist Convention, 15,729,356; United Methodist Church, 8,400,000. "
United Methodist Church USA - gay and lesbian - - - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995); pg. 30. "A History of Lesbian and Gay Ordination... The United Methodist Church voted to prohibt the ordination of 'self-avowed, practicing' lesbians and gay men in 1984. "
United Methodist Church USA - gay and lesbian - - - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995); pg. 315. Table: "Gay and lesbian spiritual organizations within major Christian denominations "; 8 groups listed, for major denominational families, including: Affirmation (United Methodists)
United Methodist Church USA - Midwest 4,000,594 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 81. Map: "Jurisdictional Boundaries Within the United States "; Figures based on denominational figures for "total full members " and "itinerant ministers, " but not "preparatory members "; "Midwest ": combination of North Central (W. Va., Vt., N.H., Maine, Del, Virgin Islands, N.J., N.Y., Ct., R.I., Mass., Penn., Md.) and South Central (Nebr., Kans., Texas., Ark., Okl., Mo., La., New Mexico) regions.
United Methodist Church USA - North Central 2,057,556 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 81. Map: "Jurisdictional Boundaries Within the United States "; Figures based on denominational figures for "total full members " and "itinerant ministers, " but not "preparatory members "; No. Central consists of N. Dak., S. Dak., Minn., Iowa, Wis., Ill., Mich., Ind., Ohio.
United Methodist Church USA - North Central 2,438,203 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 35. Table: "Membership in The United Methodist Church Lay and Ministerial for 1984 "; North Cental Jurisdiction: "Total Full Members: 2,048,337; Total Preparatory Members: 380,647; Itinerant Ministers: 9,219 "; pg. 81 map: No. Central consists of N. Dak., S. Dak., Minn., Iowa, Wis., Ill., Mich., Ind., Ohio.
United Methodist Church USA - Northeast 1,862,620 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 81. Map: "Jurisdictional Boundaries Within the United States "; Figures based on denominational figures for "total full members " and "itinerant ministers, " but not "preparatory members "; Northeastern consists of W. Va., Vt., N.H., Maine, Del, Virgin Islands, N.J., N.Y., Ct., R.I., Mass., Penn., Md.
United Methodist Church USA - Northeast 2,200,537 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 35. Table: "Membership in The United Methodist Church Lay and Ministerial for 1984 "; Northeastern Jurisdiction: "Total Full Members: 1,854,877; Total Preparatory Members: 337,917; Itinerant Ministers: 7,743 "; pg. 81 map: Northeastern consists of W. Va., Vt., N.H., Maine, Del, Virgin Islands, N.J., N.Y., Ct., R.I., Mass., Penn., Md.
United Methodist Church USA - South 2,927,191 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 81. Map: "Jurisdictional Boundaries Within the United States "; Figures based on denominational figures for "total full members " and "itinerant ministers, " but not "preparatory members "; Southeastern consists of Ky., Tenn., Miss., Ala., Ga., S.C., Fl., N.C., Va., Washington D.C.
United Methodist Church USA - South 3,223,612 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 35. Table: "Membership in The United Methodist Church Lay and Ministerial for 1984 "; Southeastern Jurisdiction: "Total Full Members: 2,916,737; Total Preparatory Members: 296,421; Itinerant Ministers: 10,454 "; pg. 81 map: Southeastern consists of Ky., Tenn., Miss., Ala., Ga., S.C., Fl., N.C., Va., Washington D.C.
United Methodist Church USA - South Central 1,943,038 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 81. Map: "Jurisdictional Boundaries Within the United States "; Figures based on denominational figures for "total full members " and "itinerant ministers, " but not "preparatory members "; South Central consists of Nebr., Kans., Texas., Ark., Okl., Mo., La., New Mexico.
United Methodist Church USA - South Central 2,197,203 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 35. Table: "Membership in The United Methodist Church Lay and Ministerial for 1984 "; South Central Jurisdiction: "Total Full Members: 1,936,404; Total Preparatory Members: 254,165; Itinerant Ministers: 6,634 "; pg. 81 map: South Central consists of Nebr., Kans., Texas., Ark., Okl., Mo., La., New Mexico.
United Methodist Church USA - West 538,759 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 81. Map: "Jurisdictional Boundaries Within the United States "; Figures based on denominational figures for "total full members " and "itinerant ministers, " but not "preparatory members "; Western consists of Wash., Hawaii, Calif., Nev., Ariz., Utah, Colo., Wyo., Idaho, Mont., Oregon.
United Methodist Church USA - West 626,989 - - - 1984 Allen, Charles L. Meet the Methodists: An Introduction to the United Methodist Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press (1986). [Orig. source: 1984 General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church (Evanston, Illinois: The General Council on Finance and Administration, 1984), pg. 66, 69]; pg. 35. Table: "Membership in The United Methodist Church Lay and Ministerial for 1984 "; Western Jurisdiction: "Total Full Members: 535,581; Total Preparatory Members: 88,230; Itinerant Ministers: 3,178 "; pg. 81 map: Western consists of Wash., Hawaii, Calif., Nev., Ariz., Utah, Colo., Wyo., Idaho, Mont., Oregon.


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