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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Chinese traditional religion Nauru - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 83%, Chinese traditional religion 8%, secular 8%, Baha'i 1% "
Christianity Nauru 10,390 100.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,390. Christian (two-thirds Protestant, one-third Roman Catholic)
Christianity Nauru - 83.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 83%, Chinese traditional religion 8%, secular 8%, Baha'i 1% "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nauru - - 1
unit
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nauru - - 1
unit
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Congregationalist Nauru 5,800 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table [listed in table as "Congregational "]
Council for World Mission Nauru - - 7
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Nauru/Nauru Congregational Church (NCC) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Nauru Congregational Church (NCC)... Country information: Population: 9,400... Church information:... Members/Congregations: 7 district churches. " [NCC is the only Council for World Missions church in Nauru]
Jehovah's Witnesses Nauru 4 0.07% - - 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Adherent count here is from "1983 Peak Publishers " column
Jehovah's Witnesses Nauru 9 0.14% 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 83.
Jehovah's Witnesses Nauru 11 0.10% 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; This adherent/member count is for "1998 Peak Witnesses "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Nauru 20 - - - 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Data from columns: "No. of congs. " and "Memorial attendance "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Nauru 83 1.27% 1
unit
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site From 1997 Statistics "Memorial attendance " column. Count of all who attend this once-a-year meeting, whether or not a "publisher " in full standing. Most would be considered adherents.
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Nauru 67 0.63% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
Nauru Congregational Church Nauru - - 7
units
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Nauru/Nauru Congregational Church (NCC) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Nauru Congregational Church (NCC)... Country information: Population: 9,400... Church information:... Members/Congregations: 7 district churches. "
other Nauru 4,800 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Congregational
Protestant Nauru 6,926 66.66% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 10,390. Christian (two-thirds Protestant, one-third Roman Catholic)
Protestant Nauru 6,677 65.00% - - 1997 Leibo, Steven A. East, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 187. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
secular Nauru - 8.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 83%, Chinese traditional religion 8%, secular 8%, Baha'i 1% "
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Nebraska 268 0.02% 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': 200.
Agnostic Nebraska - 0.10% - - 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.
American Association of Lutheran Churches Nebraska 572 0.04% 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': 442. [Listed as 'Lutheran Churches American Association Of.']
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Nebraska 15,513 0.98% 62
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': 12,207.
Assemblies of God Nebraska 17,579 1.11% 91
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': 8,776. [Listed as 'Assemblies of God.']
Assemblies of God Nebraska - 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.
Baptist Nebraska - 4.40% - - 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.
Baptist - black denominations Nebraska 18,770 1.19% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 14,683. [Listed as 'Black Baptists Estimate.']
Baptist General Conference Nebraska 3,702 0.23% 33
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': 2,906.
Berean Fundamental Church Nebraska 3,567 0.23% 30
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': 1,841. [Listed as 'Berean Fundamental Church.']
Brethren Church (Ashland) Nebraska 55 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': 44. [Listed as 'Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio).']
Buddhism Nebraska - 0.10% - - 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.
Calvary Chapel Nebraska - - 1
unit
- 2000 *LINK* official Calvary Chapel website (Jan. 2000) directory
Catholic Nebraska 449,000 26.00% - - 1989 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 112-114. [Original sources: Official Catholic Directory, based on parish-level reporting, & U.S. 1989 Statistical Abstract] Table: "Catholic Population by State "; [Greeley (author) has conduced a somewhat detailed analysis, adding some adjustments to account for statistically observed undercount, plus some other factors.]
Catholic Nebraska 335,372 21.25% 381
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Catholic Church.']
Catholic Nebraska - 29.40% - - 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.
Catholic Nebraska 352,019 21.80% 343
units
- 1996 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 432-437. Tables: "Catholic Population of the United States " and "Percentage of Catholics in Total Population in U.S. ". Figures are as of Jan. 1, 1997.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Nebraska 5,916 0.37% 18
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,180.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Nebraska 14,605 0.93% 54
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': 7,910. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Nebraska 14,488 0.92% 87
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': 11,366. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Reformed Church Nebraska 170 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': 100. [Listed as 'Christian Reformed Church.']
Christian Science Nebraska - - 14
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Church of Christ Scientist.']
Christianity Nebraska - 88.40% - - 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, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity - affiliated Nebraska 1,000,000 63.40% - - 1990 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997), pg. 70. [Orig. source: M. Bradley, et al. Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990. Atlanta, GA: Glenmary Research Center (1992)] Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990 "; "Christian church adherents were defined as 'all members, including full members, their children and the est. number of other regular participants who are not considered as communicant, confirmed or full members.' "
Christianity - affiliated Nebraska 990,000 63.10% - - 1993 Krantz, Les & Jim McCormick. The Peoplepedia: The Ultimate Reference on the American People, Henry Holt and Company: New York (1996), pg. 188. Table: "Top 10 Christian States "; "The table below shows where most religiously affiliated Christians... live, according to the Glenmary Research Center... "; Nebraska: ranked #8 (percentage affiliated).
Christianity - independent churches - charismatic Nebraska 4,650 0.29% 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Independent Charismatic Churches.']
Christianity - independent churches - non-charismatic Nebraska 8,042 0.51% 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Independent Non-Charismatic Churches.']
Christianity - no denomination supplied Nebraska - 4.00% - - 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.
Church of Christ Restored Nebraska - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) "The Church of Christ Restored has 7 branches in Michigan, 2 in Nebraska, 1 in Florida, 1 in Missouri, and a European Mission. "
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Nebraska 1,117 0.07% 22
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': 649.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Nebraska 912 0.06% 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 715.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Nebraska 18 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': 18.
Church of God - all denominations Nebraska - 0.10% - - 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.
Church of God General Conference, Abrahamic Faith Nebraska 141 0.01% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 112.
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Nebraska 117 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': 90.
Church of God of Prophecy Nebraska 179 0.01% 6
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': 141.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 10,556 0.67% 34
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska - 0.76% - - 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 (%). Based on self-identification, using 113,000-person sample, phone interviews conducted by City U. of New York. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 15,000 0.90% 44
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 17,000 1.00% 48
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 170-266. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 16,000 - 45
units
- 1998 *LINK* Hovey, Art. "Building evidence of growth in religion " in Lincoln Journal Star, 3 Oct. 1999 (v. online 3 Oct. 99). "There were 45 Mormon congregations in Nebraska at the end of 1998 with a combined membership of 16,000. Along with five in Lincoln and 16 in Omaha, the gatherings of the faithful in eastern Nebraska include Columbus, Beatrice, Nebraska City, Fremont, Blair and Fairbury... Kearl said the Mormons weren't out to steal members. 'If our mission helps Methodists become better Methodists, then we've helped the Methodist Church,' he said. 'The biggest threat to any church holding its members is not any other church,' he added. 'It is Lucifer and the temptation we all fall victim to.' "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nebraska 16,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher (compiler). "World View ", subtitle: "Temple in Nebraska " in Salt Lake Tribune, June 26, 1999 (viewed online 26 June 1999). [Orig. source: Associated Press] "The Mormon church plans to build a temple in Omaha, Neb., the first between St. Louis and Denver. Pending city approval, the temple will be built on 1.9 acres of land adjoining the historic Mormon Pioneer Cemetery. The area is known as Winter Quarters because Mormons camped there in 1846 after fleeing religious persecution in Illinois. No date has been set for construction on the temple that will serve 16,000 Mormons in Nebraska. "
Church of the Brethren Nebraska 461 0.03% 4
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': 372. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Lutheran Confession Nebraska 128 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': 86.
Church of the Nazarene Nebraska 4,815 0.31% 38
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': 2,557.
Church of the Nazarene Nebraska - 0.30% - - 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.
Churches of Christ Nebraska 4,475 0.28% 50
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 3,124. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Nebraska - 1.40% - - 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.
Congregational Christian Churches, National Association of Nebraska 720 0.05% 4
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': 562. [Listed as 'Congregational Christian Churches, National Assoc Of.']
Congregationalist Nebraska - 0.60% - - 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.
Conservative Baptist Association of America Nebraska - - 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Nebraska 1,420 0.09% 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': 1,111. [Listed as 'Conservative Congregational Christian Conference.']
Conversations With God Nebraska - - 3
units
- 1999 *LINK* "Conversations With God by Neale Walsch " official web site; web page: "Study Groups in the United States, M-O " counted from directory
Episcopal Church Nebraska 12,575 0.80% 68
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 9,108.
Episcopalian Nebraska - 2.00% - - 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.
Evangelical Free Church Nebraska 8,424 0.53% 56
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 4,349. [Listed as 'Evangelical Free Church of America.']
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Nebraska 128,667 8.15% 275
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': 97,181. [Listed as 'Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.']


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