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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Community of Christ (RLDS) Utah - - 4
units
- 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). "Moving from the Midwest because of his job, Brown said he dreaded coming to Utah. There are only 4 branches of the RLDS Church in Utah. "
Congregational Christian Churches, National Association of Utah 403 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': 290. [Listed as 'Congregational Christian Churches, National Assoc Of.']
Congregationalist Utah - - 1
unit
- 1865 *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. "
Congregationalist Utah 150 - 1
unit
- 1865 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "The First Congregational Church has come a long way since 1865, when a small group of worshippers met in a second-floor room of the Daft store on Salt Lake City's Main Street. The fiery anti-Mormon Rev. Norm McLeod presided at the pulpit... Within months of its Jan. 22, 1865 launch, attendance at McLeod's little church had swelled to 150. "
Congregationalist 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.
Conservative Baptist Association of America Utah - - 9
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Conversations With God Utah - - 4
units
- 1999 *LINK* "Conversations With God by Neale Walsch " official web site; web page: "Study Groups in the United States, P-W " counted from directory
Episcopal Church Utah 5,264 - 20
units
- 1987 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Nontraditional Religions Growing Among Americans " in Salt Lake Tribune (Nov. 14, 1998). "However, the Episcopal Diocese of Utah, while small, has reversed that trend: In 1987, diocesan records showed 20 Episcopal parishes in the state and 5,264 members; last year, the church had 21 parishes and 6,592 members. "
Episcopal Church Utah 6,592 - 21
units
- 1987 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Nontraditional Religions Growing Among Americans " in Salt Lake Tribune (Nov. 14, 1998). "However, the Episcopal Diocese of Utah, while small, has reversed that trend: In 1987, diocesan records showed 20 Episcopal parishes in the state and 5,264 members; last year, the church had 21 parishes and 6,592 members. "
Episcopal Church Utah 5,436 0.32% 25
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': 4,312.
Episcopal Church Utah 5,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Pastors Say Lutheran, Episcopal Ties Will Succeed " in Salt Lake Tribune, 28 Aug. 1999 (viewed online 28 Aug. 1999). "While acknowledging there will be some painful adjustments ahead, Utah pastors predicted the 12,000 parishioners scattered throughout the state's 17 ELCA churches will make the partnership with their 5,000 Episcopalian brothers and sisters here work. "
Episcopal Church Utah 6,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Irish Says Utah Episcopalians Stronger Now After Tough Year, Diocese drops 'past feelings of anger, pity' " in Salt Lake Tribune (21 Oct 2000) Irish was talking about the willingness of the 6,000-member Episcopal Diocese of Utah to eliminate "past feelings of anger and pity " and work toward unity... At last year's Episcopal convention in Moab, Irish was forced to announce her struggle with alcoholism and left immediately for an out-of-state treatment program... In her absence, long-simmering divisions in the diocese erupted. To help qualm fears, analyze problems and suggest solutions, leaders on the church's governing Standing Committee hired ThoughtBridge, an Episcopal consulting group in Cambridge, Mass... delegates passed resolutions that... affirmed a tithe (10 percent) as a minimum standard for church giving and amended the diocesan boundaries to include St. David's Parish in Page, Ariz. " [Diocese of Utah evidently takes in more than just Utah, which means there are less than 6,000 members in Utah.]
Episcopalian Utah - - 1
unit
- 1867 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "Episcopalians marked their Utah beginnings at Independence Hall, beginning meetings there in May 1867, records show. The church formally organized a Salt Lake City parish in November 1870... "
Episcopalian Utah - 0.50% - - 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.
Episcopalian Utah 5,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Bishop Irish Off For Treatment Of Alcoholism " in Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Oct. 1999 (v. online). "Bishop Carolyn Tanner Irish of the Episcopal Diocese has taken an indefinite leave of absence to seek treatment for alcoholism at an out-of-state facility. The Rev. Jeffrey Sells, diocesan spokesman, confirmed that Irish, a native Utahn who... rose from deacon to priest and finally bishop here in May 1996, decided earlier this week to take medical leave... As spiritual leader of Utah's estimated 5,000 Episcopalians... "
Evangelical Free Church Utah 600 0.03% 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': 315. [Listed as 'Evangelical Free Church of America.']
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Utah 5,111 0.30% 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': 3,516. [Listed as 'Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.']
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Utah 12,000 - 17
units
- 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Pastors Say Lutheran, Episcopal Ties Will Succeed " in Salt Lake Tribune, 28 Aug. 1999 (viewed online 28 Aug. 1999). "While acknowledging there will be some painful adjustments ahead, Utah pastors predicted the 12,000 parishioners scattered throughout the state's 17 ELCA churches will make the partnership with their 5,000 Episcopalian brothers and sisters here work. "
Evangelical/Born Again Utah - 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.
Falun Gong Utah 10 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Falun Dafa Practitioners Join Millions " in Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, June 12, 1999 (viewed online 12 June 1999). "'Falun Dafa appeared like a shock wave in the world,' said Mei, an East High School graduate who is among 10 adherents in Utah. He was introduced to the discipline by a housemate three years ago. "
Free Methodist Church of North America Utah 65 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 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
fundamentalist Mormon Utah 30,000 - - - 1998 "Spotlight on Utah Polygamy " in Washington Post (Aug. 9, 1998), pg. A3. "But polygamy did not go away. It is estimated that there are as many as 30,000 practitioners today in Utah, double that number in North America. " [NOTE: These are NOT members of the LDS Church, which prohibits polygamy.]
Greek Orthodox Utah 6,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Greek Orthodox Wince at Church Scandal " in Salt Lake Tribune (Saturday, 26 Sepbember 1998). Ripples from the long-running, bitter fight are being felt by the 6,000 members of the Greek Orthodox faith in Utah.
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America Utah - - 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America.']
Hinduism 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.
Hinduism Utah 1,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Sacred Holiday Fills Hindus' Hearts with Joy " in Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Oct. 1999 (v. online). "This year, the state's more than 1,000 Hindus have even more reason to celebrate than usual. They have just acquired four acres of land in South Jordan for a temple and community center. They have architectural drawings for the temple but are awaiting approval by a Hindu priest before publicizing the design, Neelameggham says. The Hare Krishnas of Spanish Fork also will celebrate Divali on Nov. 7... The Krishnas are also building a temple and its 45,000 main dome will be lifted from the ground to its place atop the roof on Nov. 2... "
Holiness/Holy 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.
IFCA International Utah - - 4
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 Utah - - 4
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site. Viewed circa Sept. 1998. Counted listings on directory
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Utah 739 0.04% 8
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': 530. [Listed as 'International Church of The Foursquare Gospel.']
ISKCON Utah 2,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Krishnas Look Forward To 13th Annual Festival of India " in Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Sept. 1999. (viewed online 11 Sept. 1999) "If Caru Das and Utah's 2,000 Hare Krishna devotees have their way, guests attending next year's Festival of India will be able to visit a new hilltop temple complex of colonnades, patios, gardens and fountains dedicated to the Hindu deity Krishna. Das, spokesman for the Spanish Fork ashram, said construction crews, assisted by numerous volunteers, expect to finish the $1 million, 15-acre temple site by June 1, 2000.... Das had special praise for his Mormon neighbors, noting the Canyon Point Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is helping excavate a 189,000-gallon lake. Mormon volunteers also have pitched in to help with plumbing and electrical work. "
Islam 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.
Islam Utah 6,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Muslims Celebrate Holy Month of Ramadan " in Salt Like Tribune (Dec. 12, 1998). "An estimated 5,000-6,000 Muslims who call Utah home are expected to honor Ramadan. "
Islam Utah 10,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Muslims to Honor Prophet Abraham's Devotion to God " in Salt Lake Tribune (March 20, 1999), viewed online 21 March 1999. "Next Saturday, members of Utah's Muslim community, which numbers nearly 10,000, will gather at one of the two mosques, in downtown Salt Lake City and in West Valley City, for a day of prayer and feasting. "
Islam Utah 15,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Jews and Muslims Finding Common Ground in Utah as Misunderstood Religious Minorities " in Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Mar 2000. "In predominantly Mormon Utah, some 5,000 Jews and 15,000 Muslims make up tiny... religious minorities... "
Jehovah's Witnesses 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.
Judaism 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). "...June 1866... A few months earlier, Utah's Jewish community began services in the building. Seven years later, in 1873, the state's first formal Jewish synagogue, Congregation B'nai Israel, was established. "
Judaism Utah 2,950 0.17% 1
unit
- 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 Utah - 0.70% - - 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 Utah 4,000 0.20% - - 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. "
Judaism Utah 5,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Holy Days: Utahns Observe Rosh Hashana " in Salt Lake Tribune (19 Sept. 1998). "... the state's [Utah's] estimated 3,500-5,000 Jews commemorate the holidays... "
Judaism Utah 5,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Virtual Shabbat CD released to rebuild eroding ranks of practicing Jews " in Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Oct. 1999 (v. online 3 Oct. 99). "Leaders of Utah's estimated 5,000 Jews share Buchwald's alarm, fearing that assimilation, intermarriage and ignorance of their faith's traditions [will] eventually [eliminate] Jewish culture and beliefs... "
Judaism Utah 5,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Jews and Muslims Finding Common Ground in Utah as Misunderstood Religious Minorities " in Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Mar 2000. "In predominantly Mormon Utah, some 5,000 Jews and 15,000 Muslims make up tiny... religious minorities... Jews... contend they are misconceived -- on one hand cherished as Mormons' distant theological relatives... "
Ku Klux Klan Utah - - - - 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 Utah 340,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 431. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "The total group of Mormons number about 775,000, mainly in Utah (340,000) and Idaho (100,000) and the western states. There are over 2,000 local churches. They are divided into six different denominations. "
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 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Lutheran Utah 9,793 0.57% 29
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 Utah - 1.20% - - 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.
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Utah 4,547 0.26% 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': 3,028. [Listed as 'Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.']
Mennonite 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.
Methodist Utah - 1.20% - - 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.
Morrisites Utah 19 - - - 1860 *LINK* Matteson, Edith and Jean Matteson. "Mormon Influence on Scandinavian Settlement in Nebraska " Originally published in On Distant Shores: Proceedings of the Marcus Lee Hansen Immigrration Conference; Aalborg, Denmark June 29 - July 1, 1992. Edited by Birgit Flemming Larsen, Henning Bender and Karen Veien. Published by the Danes Worldwide Archives in colloboration with the Danish Society for Emigration History in Aalborg, Denmark; 1993. (Viewed 30 Jan. 1999) "Morrisites... [Jesus Christ's Church of God's Most High]... At least thirteen members of the group had been in Utah because they were baptized in South Weber. An additional six people who were members of the Omaha or Council Bluffs congregations were found in the 1860 Utah census. "
National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. Utah - - 12
units
- 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utah Churches Watch Fate of Baptist Leader: Black denomination to decide whether to oust the Rev. Lyons " in Salt Lake Tribune (March 13, 1999), viewed online 13 March 1999. "The Rev. Henry J. Lyons, leader of the nation's largest black denomination, is expected to appeal his Feb. 27 racketeering and grand theft convictions. First, however, he must weather a challenge to his presidency of the 8.5 million-member NBC when the convention's board gathers on Tuesday... Those proceedings will be closely followed by the convention's 33,000 churches worldwide, including a dozen in Utah. "
National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. Utah 12 - - - 1999 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "Utahns Put Trust in New Baptist Head " in Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Sept. 1999 (viewed online 18 Sept. 1990). "The National Baptist Convention U.S.A., reeling from the imprisonment of its former leader for grand theft and racketeering... The Rev. France Davis, pastor of Salt Lake City's Calvary Baptist Church, sees Shaw as the perfect choice to lead the NBC... '...What's done is done.' Hodges hoped that attitude permeated the NBC's 33,000 churches worldwide, including the dozen the denomination has in Utah. "
Native Americans Utah 24,283 1.40% - - 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 Utah - - - - 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 Utah 9,200 - - - 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).; Utah %: 4.6
Nonreligious Utah - 7.80% - - 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 (Eastern Christian) Utah - 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.
other Utah - - 1
unit
- 1865 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "The First Congregational Church has come a long way since 1865, when a small group of worshippers met in a second-floor room of the Daft store on Salt Lake City's Main Street. The fiery anti-Mormon Rev. Norm McLeod presided at the pulpit... Within months of its Jan. 22, 1865 launch, attendance at McLeod's little church had swelled to 150... The first Sunday worship service in the new 200-seat structure, dubbed Independence Hall, was held Nov. 18, 1865. First Congregational also welcomed other Protestant sects, Catholics and Jews into its building. The Oddfellows and Masonic lodges, two fledgling fraternal organizations, also held their initial meetings in Independence Hall... While Congregationalists found allies in those other faiths, McLeod was unrelenting in his attacks on the predominant LDS Church. "
Pentecostal Utah - 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.
Pentecostal Church of God Utah 384 0.02% 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': 172. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Church of God.']
peyotism Utah - - - - 1917 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 2172. "...peyotism... met the opposition of the Department of Indian Affairs at an early date, and the consumption of the drug was prohibited by a number of states (Oklahoma in 1899, California, Nevada and Utah in 1917... "
polygamy Utah 20,000 - - - 1998 "Polygamists in Utah " (graphic) in Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 15, 1998), pg. A4. "An estimated 15,000 to 20,000 polygamists are scattered throughout Utah, police believe... members of large, long-time clans, small groups... or 'independents' with no ties to any organization. "
polygamy Utah 40,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Burton, Greg. "Polygamists Meet With Team From A.G.'s Office " in Salt Lake Tribune (Tuesday, October 20, 1998 ). "Graham said Sunday's meeting was the first step of a five-point program targeting the estimated 20,000 to 40,000 people in Utah polygamist groups. "
polygamy Utah 25,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Associated Press. "Utah polygamists estimated at 25,000 " in Deseret News, Saturday, 24 April 1999. (Viewed online 26 April 1999.) "Some 25,000 Utah residents are involved in polygamy, says Lt. Mike King of the attorney general's criminal division... The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints practiced polygamy in its early years, but renounced it in 1890. "
Presbyterian Utah - - 1
unit
- 1870 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "...1870 -- the same year Presbyterians organized their first Utah congregation in Corrine. "
Presbyterian Utah - - 2
units
- 1871 *LINK* Mims, Bob. "135 Years In Utah: First Congregational was first permanent non-LDS church " in Salt Lake Tribune (15 Jan 2000). "...1870 -- the same year Presbyterians organized their first Utah congregation in Corrine. The First Presbyterian Church came to Salt Lake City the following year. "
Presbyterian Utah - 1.00% - - 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.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Utah 6,658 0.39% 23
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': 4,754. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).']
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Utah 4,775 0.24% 23
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web page: Comparative Statistics; [original source for states pop. data: U.S. Bureau of the Census] Table: "PCUSA Membership by State/Territory -- 1995 "; Columns: "Number of Members ", "Members as a Percent of State Population " and "Number of Congregations "
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Utah 4,749 0.23% 23
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web page: Comparative Statistics; [original source for states pop. data: U.S. Bureau of the Census] Table: "PCUSA Membership by State/Territory -- 1997 "; Columns: "Number of Members ", "Members as a Percent of State Population " and "Number of Congregations "
Protestant - no denomination supplied Utah - 1.90% - - 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.
Quaker Utah 120 0.01% 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': 81. [Listed as 'Friends.']
Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Utah 100 - - - 1999 *LINK* Associated Press. "Utah polygamists estimated at 25,000 " in Deseret News, Saturday, 24 April 1999. (Viewed online 26 April 1999.) "The following are brief descriptions of the state's prominent polygamist groups, based on information from [Lt. Mike] King & other sources:... Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: This small group of about 100 people west of Cedar City was founded by Gerald Peterson, who claims that the ghost of Rulon Allred, who founded the Short Creek community, returned to restore the priesthood to him. "


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