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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Hinduism Pennsylvania - 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.
Holiness/Holy Pennsylvania - 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.
Hutterian Brethren Pennsylvania 450 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. [Listed as 'Hutterian Brethren.']
IFCA International Pennsylvania - - 74
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed in table as 'Independent Fundamental Churches of America.']
IFCA International Pennsylvania - - 63
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site. Viewed circa Sept. 1998. Counted listings on directory
Independent Brethren Church Pennsylvania - - 2
units
1
country
1972 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 317. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Brethren. "Independent Brethren Church was formed in 1972... the Upper Marsh Creek congregation at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, of the Church of the Brethren withdrew and became an independent body. Later that year, members from the Antietam congregation left and established the independent Blue Rock congregation near Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. These two congregations unted as the Independent Brethren Church... "
Independent Brethren Church Pennsylvania 85 - 2
units
1
country
1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 317. "Membership: In 1980 the Independent Brethren Church had approximately 85 members in two congregations. "
Independent Restoration Branches Pennsylvania - - 5
units
- 1997 *LINK* web site: "Algonac Restoration Branch " "Directory of Restoration Branches: This is a list of the Restoration Branches that we know about... last updated 10/3/97 "
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Pennsylvania 3,282 0.03% 31
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': 2,673. [Listed as 'International Church of The Foursquare Gospel.']
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Pennsylvania 24 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': 10. [Listed as 'International Pentecostal Church of Christ.']
Islam Pennsylvania - 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.
Jehovah's Witnesses Pennsylvania - 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.
Judaism Pennsylvania - 3.40% - - 1983 *LINK* web page: "A REVIEW OF DATA ON JEWISH-AMERICANS " (1998) [Orig. source: Feldstein, Donald. The American Jewish Community in the 21st Century - A Projection. New York, NY: American Jewish Congress (March 1984)] "TABLE 1: STATES WITH JEWISH POPULATIONS OF ONE PERCENT OR GREATER, 1983 "
Judaism Pennsylvania 329,651 2.77% 257
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Jewish Estimate.']
Judaism Pennsylvania - 1.70% - - 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.
Judaism Pennsylvania 346,000 - - - 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 Jewish States "; "The table below shows where most religiously affiliated Jews... live, according to the... American Jewish Yearbook "; Pennsylvania: ranked #5 (ranked by sheer numbers).
Judaism Pennsylvania 330,000 2.70% - - 1995 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997), pg. 70. [Orig. source: American Jewish Year Book. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee (1995)] Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990, and Jewish Population, 1995 - States "; "The Jewish population includes Jews who define themselves as Jewish by religion as well as those who define themselves as Jewish in cultural terms. Data... based primarily on a compilation of individual estimates made by local Jewish federations. "
Ku Klux Klan Pennsylvania - - - - 1990 Lang, Susan S. Extremist Groups in America. New York: Franklin Watts (1990), pg. 48-50. "..the Klan... has fragmented into a rabble of feuding groups... Klan groups are known to exist in... Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania... "
Ku Klux Klan Pennsylvania - - 8
units
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Klan groups.
Latter Day Saints Pennsylvania - 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.
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Pennsylvania 588 0.00% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 559. [Listed as 'Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.']
Lutheran Pennsylvania - - 1
unit
- 1646 Beck, Vector E. Why I Am a Lutheran. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1956), pg. 21. "...John Campanius... erected in 1646 the first Lutheran Church in America at Tinicum, nine miles southwest of Philadelphia. "
Lutheran Pennsylvania 30,000 - - - 1750 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). pg. 175
Lutheran Pennsylvania 30,000 - - - 1750 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990), pg. 139. "The great influx, however, went to Pennsylvania, where by the middle of the eighteenth century Lutherans numbered 30,000, four-fifths of whom were German. "
Lutheran Pennsylvania 30,000 - - - 1750 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959), pg. 182. "By the middle of the eighteenth century Pennsylvania alone contained about thirty thousand Lutherans. "
Lutheran Pennsylvania - 9.70% 52
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535.
Lutheran Pennsylvania - 2.33% 52
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535. Denominational % (9.7%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 24%.
Lutheran Pennsylvania 707,807 5.96% 1,496
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. This "Lutheran " figure is an aggregate from organizational adherent statistics from the 12 major American Lutheran religious bodies.
Lutheran Pennsylvania - 8.60% - - 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.
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Pennsylvania 23,850 0.20% 92
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': 18,314. [Listed as 'Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.']
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 ").
Mennonite Pennsylvania - - - - 1683 Kraybill, Donald B. The Riddle of the Amish Culture. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press (1989), pg. 7. "A few Mennonites had arrived I the New World and established a settlemtn near Philadelphia in 1683, ten years before the Amish-Mennonite division. In 1710 Mennonite settlers purchased a tract of some ten thousand acres bordering the Pequea Creek, several miles south of the present-day city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Between 1717 and 1732, several contingents of Swiss Mennonites followed the early pioneers and settled in the Lancaster area. "
Mennonite Pennsylvania 25,000 - - - 1959 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959), pg. 237. "Membership in the Mennonite Church is scattered over a wide area. There are some 71,000 members and 637 places of worship in 36 states and provinces. Pennsylvania contains over 25,000 members, or 41% of all the members in the U.S. "
Mennonite Pennsylvania - 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.
Mennonite Church Pennsylvania 50,009 0.42% 347
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': 35,255. [Listed as 'Mennonite Church.']
Methodist Pennsylvania - 0.20% 1
unit
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535.
Methodist Pennsylvania - 0.05% 1
unit
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535. Denominational % (0.2%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 24%.
Methodist Pennsylvania - 9.00% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 252-288. Table A.2: "Denominational Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "; "The adherence rates were estimated from Bureau of the Census (1854) reports on the number of churches, the seating capacity of churches & the value of church property. "
Methodist Pennsylvania - 8.70% - - 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.
Missionary Church Pennsylvania 571 0.00% 11
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': 475. [Listed as 'Missionary Church.']
Mita Movement Pennsylvania - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 260. "Mita Movement... currently has churches in New York City; Jersey City, Passaic, and Paterson, New Jersey; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia, and Chicago. " [At least one.]
Moravian Pennsylvania - 2.60% 14
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535.
Moravian Pennsylvania - 0.62% 14
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535. Denominational % (2.6%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 24%.
Moravian Church Pennsylvania 10,600 - - - 1994 *LINK* web page: "The Moravian Church " (viewed 27 Feb. 1999); "Last updated: 24-Jul 97 "; author: Jim Boddie, boddie@prolog.net There are about 10,600 members in Pennsylvania and 18,700 in North Carolina.
Moravian Church Pennsylvania 10,600 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The Moravian Church " (1998) [ "Last updated: 24-Jul 97 "]; "Author: This information compiled and authored by: Jim Boddie (boddie@prolog.net) " "Statistics as of 12/94... There are about 10,600 members in Pennsylvania and 18,700 in North Carolina. "
Moravian Church in America, Northern Province Pennsylvania 11,724 0.10% 26
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': 9,201. [Listed as 'Moravian Church in Amer (Unitas Fratrum) No Prov.']
Native Americans Pennsylvania 14,733 0.10% - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 18-19. Table: "Indian population in each of the 50 states... "; From 1990 U.S. Census: figures include "Indian & Alaska Native Population [both Aleut and Eskimo].
Nazism Pennsylvania - - 5
units
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Neo-Nazi groups.
Neo-Paganism Pennsylvania 4,800 - - - 1992 Berger, Helen A. A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press (1999), pg. 9-10. Table: "Distribution of Neo-Pagans Participating in Neo-Pagan Census in U.S. "; Cols: State; Number [of Census participants]; % [of particpants]; Pg. xvi: "[Received] more than 2,000 responses... survey was distributed through Wiccan & Neo-Pagan organizations..., published in journals,.. Internet [&] at festivals. [unable] to guarantee that the survey was randomly distributed. "; Pg. 10: "...actual % by state are at best an approximation. "; Raw number presented here based on state % from this table, as a portion of estimated 200,000 [1992] U.S. total (pg. 9).; Pennsylvania %: 2.4
New Kadampa Tradition Pennsylvania - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Directory of NKT Centers for Asia, Australasia and America " (viewed 23 Jan. 1999). counted listings on directory.
Nonreligious Pennsylvania - 4.90% - - 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.
North American Baptist Conference Pennsylvania 1,796 0.02% 10
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': 1,462. [Listed as 'North American Baptist Conference.']
Old Believers Pennsylvania - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 15). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 2058. "Anyone lucky enough to locate the Old Believer community at Erie, Pennsylvania, and to attend their church near the lake front very early on a Sunday morning will find young, middle-aged, and old people, all in peasant costume, immersing themselves in the atmosphere of traditional Russia. "
Old Brethren Church Pennsylvania - - 1
unit
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 318. "In 1980 the Old Brethren had... three congregations (Salida, California; Deer Creek, Indiana; Gettysburg, Ohio). "
Old Catholic Church-Utrecht Succession Pennsylvania - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 83. "Old Catholic Church-Utrecht Succession... is headquartered in Boston, and parishes are located in Denver, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; Pennsylvania; California; Texas; and several locations in Massachusetts... Membership: In 1988, the church reported approximately 900 members in nine congregations. "
Old Order (or Yorker) River Brethren Pennsylvania - - 4
units
1
country
1963 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 305. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: German Mennonites. "The Old Order (or Yorker) River Brethren separated in 1843 from their parent church, the River Brethren now known as the Brethren in Christ), protesting... The Old Order River Brethren remain the smallest of the River Brethren groups, having only four congregations, all in southeastern Pennsylvania. Three small independent congregations have split off at various times in disputes over... Membership: Not reported.In 1963 there were 4 congregations and 340 members. "
Old Order (Wenger) Mennonites Pennsylvania 1,000 - - 1
country
1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 306. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: German Mennonites. "Old Order (Wenger) Mennonites... Columbiana, OH [H.Q.]... Among the Old Order (Wisler) Mennonites of Southeastern Pennsylvania, several schisms have developed over the continuing issue of accomodation to change. In the 1930s, the use of the automobile on a limited basis was advocated by Bishop Moses Horning. Bishop Joseph Wenger rejected the idea... Wenger's group became the more conservative wing of the Old Order Mennonites... Membership: Not reported. There are an estimated 1,000 members in southeastern Pennsylvania. "
Old Order Amish Church Pennsylvania - - 104
units
- 1974 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Old Order Amish Church Pennsylvania 22,570 - 125
units
- 1979 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 100. [Original sources: The New American Almanac, 1979 (Baltic, Ohio); Amish directories; and correspondence with Amish informants.] Table 2: "Location and characteristics of the Old Order Amish by state and province "; Columns: Location; Estimated population; Number of districts [i.e., congregation]; Number of settlements. "Estimates are based on mean district size within each settlement. "
Old Order Amish Church Pennsylvania 26,895 - 165
units
- 1986 Kraybill, Donald B. The Riddle of the Amish Culture. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press (1989), pg. 264. Table: "Old Order Amish Population Estimates by Settlement Areas in North America ". "North American and Pennsylvania membership estimates were calculated using the assumption of 76.4 adults (eighteen years of over) and 87.0 children under eighteen years per district, as calcuated for the Lancaster settlement. The estimates could vary, as the size of church districts in other areas departs from the Lancaster norm of 76.4 adults and 87.0 children per district. " Pennsylvania: Settlements: 40; Districts: 165; Adults (18+): 12,606; Adults and Children: 26,895
Old Order Amish Church Pennsylvania 30,550 0.26% 205
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Old Order Amish Church.']
Old Order Amish Church Pennsylvania - - 216
units
- 1991 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Old Order River Brethren Pennsylvania 442 0.00% 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': 276. [Listed as 'Old Order River Brethren.']
Open Bible Standard Churches Pennsylvania - - 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc..']
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Pennsylvania - 0.40% - - 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.
Orthodox Catholic Church in America Pennsylvania - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 127-128. "Churches are located in Dallas & Lubbock, Texas; Erie, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; Racine, Madison, Watertown, & Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Davenport, Iowa; St. Petersburg, Florida; Ludington, Michigan; Brooklyn, New York; & Ottawa... "
Orthodox Church in America Pennsylvania - - 85
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Orthodox Church in America.']
other Pennsylvania - 5.40% 29
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535. "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ".
other Pennsylvania - 1.30% 29
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535; "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ". Denominational % (5.4%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 24%.
Pentecostal Pennsylvania - 1.10% - - 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.
Pentecostal Church of God Pennsylvania 142 0.00% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 82. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Church of God.']
Pentecostal Holiness Church Pennsylvania 1,016 0.01% 12
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': 836. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Holiness Church, Inc..']
Plymouth Brethren Pennsylvania 5,155 0.04% 46
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. More exclusive 'members' column: 3,277. [Listed as 'Christian (Plymouth) Brethren.']
Presbyterian Pennsylvania - - - - 1683 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 24. "Makemie died in 1708 as the great Scottish-Irish immigration was beginning. In 1717 the Synod of Philadelphia was organized with 19 ministers, 40 churches, and 3,000 members. "
Presbyterian Pennsylvania - 27.90% 149
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 535.


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