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Mennonite World Conference Venezuela 591 - - - 1997 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site; page: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals " (viewed 8 Aug. 1999). Table: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals "; "based on the most recent data available... from 1996 or 1997... statistics indicate baptized members "; Dif. religious bodies: 4.
Mision Evangelica Menonita en Venezuela Venezuela 36 - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Carribean, Central & South America: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " VENEZUELA... Mision Evangelica Menonita en Venezuela; Members: 36; Congregations: 1
National Baptist Convention of Venezuela Venezuela 25,000 - 230
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
other Venezuela 1,630,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; "other " = NOT Roman Catholic
Pemon Venezuela 1,600 - - - 1935 Furst, Peter T. "'I Am Black Jaguar!': Magical Spells and Shamanism of the Pemon of Southern Venezuela " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 396-397. "...as the Pemon of Venezuela as a whole underwent a sharp rise in population over the past 40 years, from a low of around sixteen hundred in the 1930s to about four thousand in 1970... Conversions... to new religions... have certainly not succeeded in obliterating all vestiges of Pemon shamanism: indeed, for the most part they represent a synthesis between the old and the new. "
Pemon Venezuela 4,000 - - - 1970 Furst, Peter T. "'I Am Black Jaguar!': Magical Spells and Shamanism of the Pemon of Southern Venezuela " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 396-397. "...as the Pemon of Venezuela as a whole underwent a sharp rise in population over the past 40 years, from a low of around sixteen hundred in the 1930s to about four thousand in 1970... Conversions... to new religions... have certainly not succeeded in obliterating all vestiges of Pemon shamanism: indeed, for the most part they represent a synthesis between the old and the new. "
Pemon Venezuela - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 364-366. "Pemon: Alternate names: Arecuna, Kamarakoto, Taurepan; Location: Venezuela; Population: Unknown; Religion: Indigenous beliefs mingled w/ Christian elements "; Pg. 365: "Though the Pemon have been relatively spared the influence of the modern nation-state, as not enough of anything valuable has been found [in their territory] to attact wholesale colonization, the presence of missions has left is mark. Most of the Amerindian thoughts & consciousness came to be mixed to a lesser or higher degree with Christian elements. Chichikrai is the name for Jesus Christ in 3 syncretistic Christian Amerindian cults: Hallelujah, Chochiman, & San Miguel. These cults have the nature of a spiritual movement... in 1985 at the AVEC Congress on Bilingual Education [it] was declared that the Amerindians have a natural right to uphold their traditional beliefs, & that Jesus Christ & the New Testament are only additions to that indigenous religion. "
primal-indigenous Venezuela - - - - 1992 Morrison, Marion. Venezuela (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992), pg. 73. "Church services are regular and well attended in Venezuela. By contrast, the Indians of the forest still keep their pagan beliefs in a world of spirits. "
Protestant Venezuela - 1.00% - - 1962 Carpenter, Allan & Enno R. Haan. Venezuela (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1970), pg. 63. "Most of the people practice the Roman Catholic faith... In 1962, people of the Protestant faith made up less than 1 percent of the population. "
Protestant Venezuela 985,000 5.00% - - 1990 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Est. 19.7 million [total pop.] (1990).
Protestant Venezuela 447,928 2.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 22,396,407. Nominally Roman Catholic 96%, Protestant 2%
Protestant Venezuela - 5.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Romanian Orthodox Church in America Venezuela - - 1
unit
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978). Pg. 68.
Romanian Orthodox Church in America Venezuela - - 1
unit
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 131-132. "Membership: In 1980 the Church had 13 parishes and 12,835 members in the U.S., with 19 additional parishes in Canada and one in Venezuela. "
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Venezuela - - 5
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) Counted listings in directory of parishes.
San Miguel Venezuela - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 364-365. "Pemon: Alternate names: Arecuna, Kamarakoto, Taurepan; Location: Venezuela; Population: Unknown; Religion: Indigenous beliefs mingled with Christian elements "; Pg. 365: "...Pemon have been relatively spared the influence of the modern nation-state... [but] presence of missions has left is mark. Most of the Amerindian thoughts & consciousness came to be mixed to a lesser or higher degree with Christian elements. Chichikrai is the name for Jesus Christ in 3 syncretistic Christian Amerindian cults: Hallelujah, Chochiman, & San Miguel. These cults have the nature of a spiritual movement... Cult saints, like Maria Leonza, a female saint of Amerindian origin whose role is a healing and protecting one, sometimes can hardly be discerned from another local saint, the Virgin of the Valley, who is actually a Maria... in the Catholic sense. "
Scientology Venezuela - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* web page (OPPOSING VIEW): "Scientology Worldwide " (viewed 13 Feb. 1999); "Last Update on 10th Feb. 1999 " Number here ( "# congregations ") represent total of all orgs: Dianetic Centers, Celebrity Centers, missions, etc.; "CoS web sites have lists of Missions (1998) & Orgs (1996) from which the Table below is derived. Original concept and research by 'Inducto'. "
secular Venezuela - 2.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Ethnologue Database " (viewed circa Dec. 1998) "Religion: Christian 96%, secular 2% "
Spiritism Venezuela - 2.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Taurepan Venezuela 1,000 - - - 1898 Furst, Peter T. "'I Am Black Jaguar!': Magical Spells and Shamanism of the Pemon of Southern Venezuela " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 396. "In the decades prior to Koch-Gruenberg's visit [1898], the Taurepan... had been reduced... from a former estimated high of three thousand to as few as one thousand. "
Taurepan Venezuela 1,800 - - - 1983 Furst, Peter T. "'I Am Black Jaguar!': Magical Spells and Shamanism of the Pemon of Southern Venezuela " in South and Meso-American Native Spirituality, ed. by Gary H. Gossen. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co. (1997), pg. 396-397. "...as the Pemon of Venezuela as a whole underwent a shart rise in population over the past 40 years, from a low of around sixteen hundred in the 1930s to about four thousand in 1970, the Taurepan as well recovered... increasing to around 1,800 persons (Thomas 1983)... Conversions... to new religions... have certainly not succeeded in obliterating all vestiges of Pemon shamanism: indeed, for the most part they represent a synthesis between the old and the new. "
Tenrikyo Venezuela - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 1 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo 1998 ". Church-supplied data. 1 mission stations
Tenrikyo - graduated from Shuyoka Venezuela 1 - - - 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 2 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "Statistics on followers who... graduated from Shuyoka... between Jan. and Dec. 1998. "; "Data by Research Section and Overseas Mission Department "
Tenrikyo - new Besseki Pledge Venezuela 0 - - - 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 2 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "Statistics on followers who took the Besseki Pledge... between Jan. and Dec. 1998. "; "Data by Research Section and Overseas Mission Department "
Tenrikyo - received the Sazuke Venezuela 2 - - - 1998 *LINK* official Tenrikyo web site; page: "A Statistical Review of Tenrikyo: 2 of 2 " (viewed 10 Dec. 1999) Table: "Statistics on followers who... received the Sazuke... between Jan. and Dec. 1998. "; "Data by Research Section and Overseas Mission Department "
Unity Church Venezuela - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Warrau Venezuela - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 702. Chapter: "South American Tribal Religions "; map: "Tribal Locations "
miscellaneous regional info Venezuela - - - - 1992 Morrison, Marion. Venezuela (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992), pg. 72-73. "The majority of Venezuelans ar Roman Catholic, although there is freedom to practice any religion. In Caracas there are two Protestant churches... Church services are regular and well attended in Venezuela. By contrast, the Indians of the forest still keep their pagan beliefs in a world of spirits. "
Protestant Venezuela: Caracas - - 2
units
- 1992 Morrison, Marion. Venezuela (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992), pg. 72. "The majority of Venezuelans ar Roman Catholic, although there is freedom to practice any religion. In Caracas there are two Protestant churches. "
Advent Christian Church Vermont 399 0.07% 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': 317.
affiliated Vermont - 9.00% - - 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 26. "Now let us consider the adherence rate for each colony... There is substantial variation, from as low as 7% in Georgia and 9% in Vermont and North Carolina, up to 26% in New Jersey... "
affiliated Vermont - 9.00% - - 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 27. Table 2.2: "Religious Adherence Rates by Colony, 1776 (in percent) "
affiliated Vermont - 32.20% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 68. Figure 3.3: "Religious Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "
Agnostic Vermont - 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.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Vermont 8,786 1.56% 63
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': 6,987.
Assemblies of God Vermont 2,642 0.47% 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': 1,464. [Listed as 'Assemblies of God.']
Assemblies of God Vermont - 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.
Baptist Vermont - 10.00% 2
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. = 20.
Baptist Vermont - 0.90% 2
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. = 20. Denominational % (10%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 9%.
Baptist Vermont - 5.60% - - 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. "
Baptist Vermont - 5.30% - - 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.
Baptist - black denominations Vermont 196 0.03% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 159. [Listed as 'Black Baptists Estimate.']
Buddhism Vermont - 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.
Calvary Chapel Vermont - - 2
units
- 2000 *LINK* official Calvary Chapel website (Jan. 2000) directory
Catholic Vermont 166,000 31.00% - - 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 Vermont 143,938 25.58% 139
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 Vermont - 36.70% - - 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.
Catholic Vermont 147,190 25.10% 93
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 Vermont 1,706 0.30% 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': 686.
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Vermont 138 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': 110. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Reformed Church Vermont 369 0.07% 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': 203. [Listed as 'Christian Reformed Church.']
Christian Science Vermont - - 13
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 Vermont - 83.60% - - 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 - affiliated Vermont 233,000 40.40% - - 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 - independent churches - charismatic Vermont 500 0.09% 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 'Independent Charismatic Churches.']
Christianity - no denomination supplied Vermont - 3.00% - - 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 (Anderson, Indiana) Vermont 21 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': 15.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Vermont 106 0.02% 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': 84.
Church of God - all denominations Vermont - 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.
Church of God of Prophecy Vermont 68 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': 54.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Vermont 2,855 0.51% 12
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 Vermont - 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 (%). 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 Vermont 3,400 0.60% 11
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 Vermont 3,500 0.60% 12
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 the Nazarene Vermont 965 0.17% 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': 537.
Church of the Nazarene Vermont - 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.
Churches of Christ Vermont 653 0.12% 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': 461. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ Vermont - 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.
clergy Vermont - 0.20% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 69. Figure 3.4: "Clergy per 1,000 Population, 1850 "
Congregational Christian Churches - independent Vermont 1,449 0.26% 15
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': 1,153. [Listed as 'Congregational Christian Churches Additional.' Apparently in addition to 'Congregational Christian Churches, National Assoc Of', listed separately.]
Congregational Christian Churches, National Association of Vermont 125 0.02% 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': 100. [Listed as 'Congregational Christian Churches, National Assoc Of.']
Congregationalist Vermont - 65.00% 13
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. = 20.
Congregationalist Vermont - 5.85% 13
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. = 20; Listed in table as "Congregationalist ". Denominational % (65%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 9%.
Congregationalist Vermont - 9.20% - - 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. "
Congregationalist Vermont - 4.10% - - 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.


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