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total
pop.
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churches/
units
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of
countries
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Baptist - black denominations Utah 3,134 0.18% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,232. [Listed as 'Black Baptists Estimate.']
Be Free Patriarchal Christian Church Utah - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Wolfson, Hannah (AP). "Christian Polygamy Takes Root in Utah " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, July 24, 1999. (viewed online 24 July 1999). "To spread the word [of Evangelical Christian polygamy], Butt and his three wives moved to southern Utah about a month ago and bought Circleville's original Mormon chapel. They plan to start the first Be Free Patriarchal Christian Church here... They intend to take their message to the plural families living in southern Utah, and expand into California, the Southeast and then abroad to countries with polygamous cultures. "
Buddhism Utah - 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 Baptist Church Utah - - 1
unit
- 1892 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES IN UTAH: They Have Come a Long Way Since Trek With Mormon Wagon Train " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "The first [African-American church in Utah], in 1890, was Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church. Two years later, Calvary Baptist became the second. "
Calvary Chapel Utah - - 6
units
- 2000 *LINK* official Calvary Chapel website (Jan. 2000) directory
Catholic Utah - - 1
unit
- 1866 *LINK* Arave, Lynn. "Catholics prosper in 'Mormon Vatican,' deacon says " in Deseret News, 28 Aug. 1999. (viewed online 31 Aug. 1999). "Cummings said it was the military and the railroad that initially brought the Catholic Church into Utah. Catholics arrived one year after the Congregationalists, the first non-LDS Church that came to Utah in 1865. "
Catholic Utah - - 1
unit
- 1866 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "Catholics can point to a 37-foot steel cross in Spanish Fork Canyon as marking their earlier presence in Utah -- the 1776 expedition of Franciscan priests Silvestre Escalante and Francisco Dominguez -- it was in First Congregational's Independence Hall where regular Catholic Masses began in June 1866, historians say. "
Catholic Utah 77,000 5.00% - - 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 Utah 66,316 3.85% 74
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 Utah - 6.00% - - 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.
Catholic Utah 81,021 4.10% 43
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.
Catholic Utah 750,000 - 47
units
- 1999 *LINK* Arave, Lynn. "Catholics prosper in 'Mormon Vatican,' deacon says " in Deseret News, 28 Aug. 1999. (viewed online 31 Aug. 1999). "Owen F. Cummings, deacon at the Cathedral of the Madeleine... He said there are 47 parishes in Utah, all part of the Salt Lake Diocese and under the direction of Bishop George Niederauer. There are more than 75,000 members of the Catholic Church in Utah... Cummings was also asked if he thought Mormons were Christians. He said there are different families among the Christian churches. Essentially he said in their different doctrines, Mormons seem to not be Christian and yet their high moral code puts them above many clearly Christian faiths. "
Catholic Utah 100,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Forsberg, Helen. "S.L. Tree With Image of Virgin Mary Still Drawing Faithful 2 Years Later " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, which encompasses Utah's 100,000 Catholics, has not investigated or recognized the Virgin Mary image. "
Catholic Utah 100,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Cardinal Visiting Utah Focuses on Challenges Ahead " in Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Oct. 1999 (v. online 3 Oct. 99). "Noting the recent growth of Latino membership in the 100,000-strong Roman Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, Mahony said he was confident in the abilities of Bishop George Niederauer, his former classmate at St. John's Seminary in California, to steer a course of inclusion. "
Catholic Utah 120,000 6.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Catholic Paper Shares Good News for 100 Years " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "In a sea of Mormons -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints claims 70% of Utah's 2 million population -- the paper serves as an island of spiritual identity for the state's 120,000 Catholics. "
Catholic Utah 100,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Welcoming the 'Springtime of Christianity' " in Salt Lake Tribune, 25 Sept. 1999 (viewed online 25 Sept. 1999). "Over the next six weeks, many of Utah's 100,000 Catholics will be meeting in smaller 'community groups' of eight to 12 people preparing for 2000, which Pope John Paul II has hailed as a potential 'springtime of Christianity.' "
Catholic Utah 100,000 5.00% - - 1999 Moulton, Kristen (AP). "An education from cradle to college " in Dallas Morning News, 28 Aug. 1999; pg. 3G. "Catholicism is Utah's second largest religion, but it is a distant second to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which settled the state 152 years ago. Utah's 100,000 Catholics make up 5 percent of the population, while Mormons make up about 70 percent. "
Catholic - black Utah 200 - - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES IN UTAH: They Have Come a Long Way Since Trek With Mormon Wagon Train " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "John Sparks, representing what he estimated were Utah's 150-200 African-American Catholics, joked that he knew what it was like to be 'a minority within a minority.' "
Catholic - black Utah 200 - - - 2000 *LINK* Whitney, Susan. "Move on up a little higher " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "While there are 2.5 million black Catholics in the United States, in Utah 'we are a minority within a minority.' Sparks said the 200 or so black Catholics in Utah... "
Catholic - Knights of Columbus Utah 2,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob (compiler). "People of Faith " in Salt Lake Tribune (Saturday, 10 April 1999; viewed online 11 April 1999). "Since its launching 117 years ago, the Knights of Columbus has grown into the world's largest Roman Catholic family fraternal service association with more than 1.6 million members. Nearly 2,000 Utahns belong to the organization. "
Catholic - Trappist Utah - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Web site: "Monks.org "; web page: "The Trappist-Cistercian Order " (viewed 10 April 1999). "Worldwide there are 90 monasteries of Trappist monks and 59 of Trappistine nuns. In U.S. there are twelve of men and five of women. Five of the U.S. houses were founded from Gethsemani: Holy Spirit in Georgia, Holy Trinity in Utah, Mepkin in South Carolina, Genesee in New York and New Claivaux in California. In addition, Gethsemani has a daughter house in Chile. "
Christ Catholic Church Utah 28 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': 20. [Listed as 'Christ Catholic Church.']
Christian and Missionary Alliance Utah 441 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': 243.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Utah 644 0.04% 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': 426. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Utah 949 0.06% 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': 678. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Reformed Church Utah 602 0.03% 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': 357. [Listed as 'Christian Reformed Church.']
Christian Science Utah - - 7
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.']
Christian Science Utah - - 6
units
- 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Healer Mary Baker Eddy Went Where Few Women Went Before " in Salt Lake Tribune (February 27, 1999), viewed online 1 March 1999. "There are 3,000 Christian Science congregations worldwide and six in Utah. The church does not give out membership figures, but three churches in Salt Lake City have at least 16 members and 'societies' with any number of members are meeting in Ogden, Park City and St. George. "
Christianity Utah - 87.60% - - 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, 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 Utah - - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Christians Unite Today in March for Jesus " in Salt Lake Tribune, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "'Over a dozen churches of various denominations are directly involved with the march, but many more churches have shown an interest in coming... Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Presbyterians, Baptists, Episcopalians, Assembly of God, non-denominational, charismatics (and) LDS [Mormons], " Fletcher said... Fletcher sees that message as especially welcome in Utah, where Mormons comprise an estimated 70% of the population -- and where other Christians have been fragmented by denominational divisions. "
Christianity - affiliated Utah 1,371,000 79.60% - - 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 Utah 1,097,000 75.00% - - 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... "; Utah: ranked #1 (percentage affiliated).
Christianity - black congregations Utah - - 1
unit
- 1890 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES IN UTAH: They Have Come a Long Way Since Trek With Mormon Wagon Train " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "The first [African-American church in Utah], in 1890, was Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church. "
Christianity - black congregations Utah - - 2
units
- 1892 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES IN UTAH: They Have Come a Long Way Since Trek With Mormon Wagon Train " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "The first [African-American church in Utah], in 1890, was Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church. Two years later, Calvary Baptist became the second. "
Christianity - independent churches - charismatic Utah 950 0.06% 3
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 Utah 1,050 0.06% 3
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 Utah - 2.50% - - 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 (Cleveland, Tennessee) Utah 265 0.02% 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': 194.
Church of God - all denominations Utah - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Church of God in Christ Utah - - 1
unit
- 1931 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES IN UTAH: They Have Come a Long Way Since Trek With Mormon Wagon Train " in Salt Lake Tribune (12 Feb 2000) "The Church of God in Christ has been a longtime partner in the quest for social justice for Utah's 15,000-strong black community. The Pentecostal faith had humble beginnings, starting with worship in Salt Lake City's Pioneer Park 69 years ago. "
Church of God of Prophecy Utah 181 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': 132.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - - - - 1847 Davis, Kenneth C. Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1992), pg. 338. "Utah (45th state - 1896) is named after the Ute tribe, meaning 'people of the mountains.'...Utah was opened up to white settlers by the great migration of Mormons who came to escape religious persecution in the East beginning in 1847. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - - - - 1847 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998), pg. 31. "...Brigham Young... led the Mormons to the mountains of Utah where they established a close-knit community... Illustration: The LDS temple in Salt Lake City, Utah... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 144,000 - - - 1881 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Mormons. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1996), pg. 80. "By 1881, just after the church celebrated its fiftieth anniversary, Utah had a mostly-Mormon population of nearly 144,000, some 60,000 of whom had arrived in the past decade. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 75.00% - - 1918 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Mormons. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1996), pg. 92. "...in 1918... Also, Utah's voters, 75% of whom were Mormons, elected a Jewish man, Simon Bamberger, as governor. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 350,000 64.00% - - 1940 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 122. "Yet during this time, the membership in Utah increased from 350,000 in 1940 to 1,551,000 in 1997, a 443 percent increase. In 1940, some 64% of Utah residents were LDS, while 76.1 percent of Utah residents in 1997 were LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 87.00% - - 1957 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957], pg. 218. "Church... membership numbering 87% of Utah and 43% of Idaho. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,300,000 - - - 1989 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990), pg. 135. "Membership is largest in Utah (1.3 million) and contiguous states--Idaho, 290,000, and Arizona, 230,000--but there are 685,000 Saints in California and 175,000 in the state of Washington. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,236,242 71.76% 2,924
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 Utah - 69.20% - - 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 (%). 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%. For other states, multiplied state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates. But there are only 4 congreg. of RLDS in Utah, and most RLDS are in Missouri anyway, so such a calculation would create a large distortion in Utah, with such a high proportion of LDS.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,400,000 - - - 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995).
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,484,000 75.20% 3,314
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 Utah 1,551,000 76.10% - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 122. "Yet during this time, the membership in Utah increased from 350,000 in 1940 to 1,551,000 in 1997, a 443 percent increase. In 1940, some 64% of Utah residents were LDS, while 76.1 percent of Utah residents in 1997 were LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,551,000 76.10% 3,511
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 Utah - 70.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Nontraditional Religions Growing Among Americans " in Salt Lake Tribune (Nov.14, 1998). "The LDS Church -- which claims 70 percent, or roughly 1.4 million of Utah's population as members -- recorded 318,000 convert baptisms worldwide last year. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " "Their geographical base is in the state of Utah in the US, where more than 70% of the population are Mormon. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 Bai, Matt & Andrew Murr. "The Olympics Scandal: Go for the Greed " in Newseek, Jan. 25, 1999, pg. 33. "About half the city [SLC] and 70% of the state [Utah] are Mormon. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Bayon, Miguel "Estreno mormon " in "El Pais Digital " (Viernes, 19 febrero 1999 - No. 1022), viewed online 23 Feb. 1999. Original Spanish: "Sobre lo primero dicen ser el 70% de los habitantes de Utah. "; Translation: "On first they claim to be 70% of the inhabitants of Utah. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 Bushman, Claudia Lauper & Richard Lyman Bushman. Mormons in America (series: "Religion in American Life "). New York: Oxford University Press (1999), pg. 116. "Utah, with its 70 percent Mormon population... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 1,400,000 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Catholic Paper Shares Good News for 100 Years " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "In a sea of Mormons -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints claims 70% of Utah's 2 million population -- the paper serves as an island of spiritual identity for the state's 120,000 Catholics. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Christians Unite Today in March for Jesus " in Salt Lake Tribune, May 22, 1999 (viewed online 22 May 1999). "Fletcher sees that message as especially welcome in Utah, where Mormons comprise an estimated 70% of the population -- and where other Christians have been fragmented by denominational divisions. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 Moulton, Kristen (AP). "An education from cradle to college " in Dallas Morning News, 28 Aug. 1999; pg. 3G. "Catholicism is Utah's second largest religion, but it is a distant second to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which settled the state 152 years ago. Utah's 100,000 Catholics make up 5 percent of the population, while Mormons make up about 70 percent. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - - - - 1999 *LINK* Shelledy, James (SL Trib. editor). "Letter From The Editor " in Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Oct. 1999. "Major LDS activities are of keen interest to anyone seriously interested in the past, present & future of Utah, which I assume covers far more than the 55% of The Tribune readers who [are LDS]. I am astounded that there continues to be a percentage of Utahns who want to ignore what is occurring in the state's largest & most politically active religion -- an organization that influences every walk of public life in this state & a force that defines Utah culture. The Tribune is most interested. Some readers believe us to be a 'Catholic' newspaper because, I suppose, several of our owners & top executives--including me--are... Catholic... Worse, about 8% of the readers, according to biennial surveys, want us to be anti-Mormon... The Tribune is neither pro-Mormon nor anti-Mormon. We aren't a Catholic newspaper, a Jewish newspaper, [etc.]. Like all secular newspapers, we are agnostic when it comes to covering religion... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Wilson, Melisa Ann. "Redefining RLDS, LDS differences " in Ogden Standard Examiner (Saturday, January 16, 1999); On web site: Standard.NET (viewed 19 January 1999). "With 250,000 members in 35 countries, the RLDS Church is small compared to the LDS Church with around 10 million members. But Brown said he never feels dwarfed, even in Utah where about 70% of residents are LDS. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah - 70.00% - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Unifying the Fractured Body of Christ -- Does It Have a Prayer? Utah Clergy Say Yes " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "Both efforts have drawn the support of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which claims 70 percent of Utahns as members... the church has a history of cooperating with other faiths on humanitarian and public-morals issues. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Utah - - 9
units
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; St. George, Logan, Manti, Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo, Jordan River, Bountiful, Mount Timpanogas
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Utah - - 11
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Utah - - 11
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Utah " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "St George 1877; Logan 1884; Manti 1888; Salt Lake City 1893; Ogden 1972; Provo 1972; Jordan River 1981; Bountiful 1995; Mt Timpanogos 1996; Vernal 1997; Monticello 1998 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Utah - - 1
unit
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000), pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Monticello
Church of the Nazarene Utah 583 0.03% 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': 266.
Church of the Nazarene Utah - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Church Women United Utah 80 - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Utah Church Women United Will Gather in Salt Lake To Celebrate Past, Future " in Salt Lake Tribune (10 April 1999; viewed online 11 April 1999). "Utah has two Church Women United chapters, one in Salt Lake City and its environs and the other in Ogden/Bountiful, involving about 80 women from various Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox and unaffiliated Christian churches. "
Churches of Christ Utah 912 0.05% 17
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': 606. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Utah - 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.
Community of Christ (RLDS) Utah 1,000 - - - 1900 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997), pg. 209. "In Utah, unwelcome RLDS missionaries gained a few converts and established at least three congregations (with only 1,000 Utah members by 1900). "


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