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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Plymouth Brethren Canada 52,000 - 600
units
- 1985 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Brethren (Also known as Plymouth Brethren). "
Plymouth Brethren Canada - - 60
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants. "Christian Brethren (also known as Plymouth Brethren) "
Plymouth Brethren Canada - - 60
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants. "Christian Brethren (also known as Plymouth Brethren) "
Plymouth Brethren Canada 50,000 - 600
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Christian Brethren (also known as Plymouth Brethren)
Plymouth Brethren - Exclusive Canada 11,000 - 150
units
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 150. Exclusive: "Canadian congregations number approximately 150, with an inclusive membership estimated at 11,000. " Open: "Canadian congregations number approximately 450, with an incusive membership estimated at 41,000. "
Plymouth Brethren - Open Canada 41,000 - 450
units
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 150. Exclusive: "Canadian congregations number approximately 150, with an inclusive membership estimated at 11,000. " Open: "Canadian congregations number approximately 450, with an incusive membership estimated at 41,000. "; Listed in table as "Open Plymouth Brethren "
poll - say religion fairly important to them Canada - 36.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not at all important to them Canada - 9.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion not too important to them Canada - 19.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
poll - say religion very important to them Canada - 36.00% - - 1975 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983), pg. 449. [Orig. source: Public Opinion, March/May 1979, p. 38. Surveys by Gallup International. Research Institute for Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1974-1975, for foreign data; American Instittue of Public Opinion (Gallup) for US data.] "Graph: Strength of Religious Feeling: A Cross-National Comparison "; "Question: How important are your religious beliefs--very important, not too important, or not at all important? "; Graph shows percentage answering "Very important "
poll - say religion very important to them Canada - 36.00% - - 1976 Social Indicators 1976: Selected Data on Social Conditions & Trends in the U.S.. Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1977), pg. 555. [Orig. source: American Institute of Public Opinion (Gallup Poll), Religion in America, 1976.] Table: "Importance of Religious Beliefs in Selected Countries: 1975-76 "; Respondents who say their religious beliefs are: (1) Not at all important, (2) Not too important, (3) Fairly important, (4) Very important.
Presbyterian Canada 185,000 - - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 23. "In Canada the different Presbyterian streams were combined into a single church in 1875, and the majority 50 years later joined the Congregationalists and Methodists in forming the United Church of Canada, which is basically Presbyterian in polity. A minority continued the Presbyterian Church of Canada, and now numbers some 185,000. "
Presbyterian Canada - 4.00% - - 1977 Wallechinsky, David & Irving Wallace; The People's Almanac: #2; New York: William Morrow & Co.: (1978), pg. 253. "Canada: Religions: Roman Catholic, 46.2%; United Church of Canada, 17.5%; Anglican Church of Canada, 11.8%; Presbyterian, 4.0%; Lutheran, 3.3%; Greek Orthodox, 1.5%; Judaism, 1.3%; Ukrainian Catholic, 1.1%; others, 13.3%. "
Presbyterian Canada 812,105 3.40% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Presbyterian Canada 636,300 2.36% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Presbyterian Canada 636,300 2.36% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Presbyterian Canada 908,000 4.00% - - 1995 Harris, Jeanette. Canada: the land and its people. London, England: Macdonald Educational (1976), pg. 54. "Population: 22.7 million (1975)... Religions: largest denominations are... Presbyterians 4%; Lutherans 3.5%; Baptists 3% "
Presbyterian Church in America Canada 886 - 16
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Presbyterian Church in America (Canadian Section). "
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada - - - - 1925 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 166. "The Presbyterian Church in Canada is the continuing Presbyterian body formed by those members of the Presbyterian Church in Canada who did not wish to participate in the 1925 merger with the Canadian Methodists and Congregationalists who produced the United Church of Canada (UCC). Approximately 30% of the group which had voted to merge reconstituted the continuing church. As such, the Presbyterian Church in Canada shares the heritage of Canadian Presbyterianism with the UCC. "
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada 900,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 606. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "In [1925], about 70% of its membership entered... into a United Church... The other 30% continued as the Presbyterian Church of Canada, with a present membership of nearly 900,000. "
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada 159,179 - 1,028
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 166. "Presbyterian Church in Canada... Membership: In 1986 the church reported 1,028 congregations, 159,179 members, and 1,102 clergy. "
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada 245,883 - 1,023
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 161. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Presbyterian Church in Canada. " This is nonconcurring portion of Presbyt. Church in Can. that didn't join United Church of Canada in 1925.
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada 245,883 - - - 1990 Gall, Timothy L. & Susan Bevan Gall (editors). Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces. Detroit: U.X.L. (1997), pg. 200. "In 1990 the principal religious denominations and their memberships in Canada were the Roman Catholic Church, 11,582,350; United Church of Canada, 2,013,258; Anglican Church of Canada, 848,256; Presbyterian Church of Canada, 245,883; Lutherans, 78,566; and Baptists, 201,218. "
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada 6,490 - 41
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Presbyterian Church in Canada Canada 211,812 - 1,012
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Presbyterian Church in Canada
Primitive Methodist Church Canada 8,090 - - - 1884 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 199. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: British Methodism. "The Methodist Church, Canada (1884-1925) was formed by a merger of the Methodist Church of Canada with 3 smaller Methodist bodies... Membership: At the time of their merger in 1884, the four uniting churches reported as follows: Methodist Church in Canada, 128,644 members; Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada, 25,671 members; Primitive Methodist Church, 8,090 members; Bible Christian Church, 7,398. "
Protestant Canada 9,914,575 41.20% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Protestant Canada - 45.00% - - 1981 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981) [2nd edition is updated since 1977 1st edition], pg. 419. "In Canada, for example, 90% of the population is Christian; half of them are Catholic and half are Protestant, and three-quarters of the Protestants belong to two denominations, the Anglican Church and the United Church of Canada. "
Protestant Canada 12,285,000 45.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 97, 99. "Location: Canada; Population: 27.3 million (1991) "; "Approximately 90% of Canadians are Christians, divided about equally between Catholics and Protestant groups including the United Church of Canada and the Anglican, Presbyterian, Baptist, an Lutheran churches. "
Protestant Canada 9,780,700 36.23% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Protestant Canada 9,780,700 36.23% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Protestant Canada - 50.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Protestant "includes all non-Roman Catholic denominations "
Protestant Canada - 41.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 204-205. Chart
Protestant Canada 8,480,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Protestant Canada - 45.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Protestant - other Canada 1,169,545 4.90% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495. "Other Protestant " includes Protestant other than United Church, Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, & Pentecostal (also NOT Rom. Catholic, Ukrainian Catholic, & other Catholic & NOT Eastern Orthodox)
Protestant - other Canada 2,127,200 7.88% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000. "Other Protestant " includes Protestant other than United Church, Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, & Pentecostal (also NOT Rom. Catholic, Ukrainian Catholic, & other Catholic & NOT Eastern Orthodox)
Protestant - other Canada 2,127,200 7.88% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; listed in table as "Other Protestant " -- those groups NOT part of United Church of Canada, Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran or Pentecostal. (Also, not part of Eastern Orthodox)
Protestant Reformed Churches in America Canada - - 2
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 160. "Membership: In 1988 the Church reported 5,219 members, 27 churches... There were two congregations in Canada. "
Protestant Reformed Churches in America Canada - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site of PRCA; web page: "Protestant Reformed Churches " (directory); (viewed 27 Feb. 1999); "Last modified, 17-Oct-1998 " counted churches on directory
Radha Soami Foundation, Beas Canada - - 3
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972), pg. 216. "A recent issue [of the Sangat's publication 'R. S. Greetings'] lists the locations... of 14 satsangs east of the Rockies and 26 to the west. 3 satsangs in Canada and 1 each in Mexico and in Hawaii are also listed. "
Radical Faeries - sanctuaries Canada - - 1
unit
- 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 320. "...there are four faerie sanctuaries: Short Mountain in Tennessee, Kawashaway in Minnesota, Amber Fox in Ontario, and Wolf Creek in Oregon. "
Ramakrishna Order Canada - - 1
unit
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 140. "There are 13 such Centers in the United States and one in Canada. All are under the spiritual guidance of the Ramakrishna Mission, organized by Swami Vivekananda in India. "
Ramakrishna Order Canada - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted from "Ramakrishna Order Centers in the West " list
Reconstructionist Judaism Canada - - 2
units
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 156. "A census by the Religious Dept. of the Canadian Jewish Congress indicates 53 of the synagogues are Orthodox, 43 are Conservative, 14 are Reform and two are Reconstructionist. "
Reform Judaism Canada - - 14
units
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 156. "A census by the Religious Dept. of the Canadian Jewish Congress indicates 53 of the synagogues are Orthodox, 43 are Conservative, 14 are Reform and two are Reconstructionist. "
Reformed Church in America Canada 6,779 - 40
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 161. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Reformed Church in Canada, " which is Canadian branch of Reformed Church in America.
Reformed Church in America Canada 6,490 - 41
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Reformed Church in Canada
Reformed Churches, Canadian and American Canada 14,727 - 48
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as 'Reformed Churches, Canadian and American'. Distinct from 'Reformed Church in Canada.']
Reformed Congregations of North America Canada - - 3
units
- 1999 Kerkelijk jaarboekje 1999. [Data from yearbook was sent to Adherents.com via email by P. Rouwendal, 23 May 1999, who wrote: "This is an official yearly booklet of this denomination--Gereformeerde Gemeenten in Nederland, containing all statistics. "] Group: RCNA; Where: USA, Canada & South-Africa; Number of Adherents: 1452; Number of congreg.: Canada: 3; USA: 1; S-Africa: 1; Total: 5; Number of countries: 3
Reformed Episcopal Church Canada 780 - 4
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Reformed Episcopal Church. "
Reinland Mennonite Church Canada 800 - 7
units
- 1987 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Reinland Mennonite Church. "
Reinland Mennonite Church Canada 850 - 7
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " CANADA... Reinland Mennonite Church; Members (1994): 850; Congregations: 7
Renovated Church of Christ Canada - - 8
units
- 1978 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978). Pg. 48.
Revival Fellowship Canada - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site directory of assemblies (or contacts?). This is the number of listings in a particular country, but I'm not sure it can be taken as a count of congregations.
Romanian Orthodox Church in America Canada - - 19
units
- 1971 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978). Pg. 68.
Romanian Orthodox Church in America Canada 12,835 - 13
units
- 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... "
Romanian Orthodox Church in America Canada - - 19
units
- 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... "
Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (Jackson, MI) Canada - - 12
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 132. "Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America... Membership: In 1988 the episcopate reported 53 parishes, 55,000 members, and 83 clergy, including 12 parishes and 12 clergy in Canada. "
Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (Jackson, MI) Canada 8,600 - 13
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 164. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (Jackson, MI). " Severed ties to Romanian Orth. in 1951. Affiliated w/ Orthodox Church in America.
Russian Orthodox Canada 7,000 - 24
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Russian Orthodox Church in Canada, Patriarchal Parishes. "
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Canada - - 25
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 133. "Membership: In 1988 the Church reported 135 parishes in the U.S., 25 parishes in Canada, and 37 parishes in South America. "
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Canada - - 27
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) Counted listings in directory of parishes. [5 in Quebec; 9 in Ontario; 1 in Manitoba; 4 in British Columbia; 8 in Alberta]
Salvation Army Canada - - 565
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 215. Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness. "Salvation Army... Membership: In 1986... There were 565 centers and churches in and 1,991 ministers in Canada. "
Salvation Army Canada 99,658 - 402
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Salvation Army in Canada. "
Salvation Army Canada 95,763 - 370
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Salvation Army Canada 95,763 - 370
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Salvation Army in Canada
Salvation Army - officers Canada 1,990 - - - 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 215. Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness. "Salvation Army... Membership: In 1986... There were 565 centers and churches in and 1,991 ministers in Canada. "
Satanism Canada 300 - - - 1996 *LINK* web page: "Satan: Prince of the World " (1998). By Gene Taylor, Anderson County Sheriff's Office. "Membership estimates are unreliable and hard to determine. One estimate indicates just over 300 Satanists in Canada and as many as 20,000 in the U.S. The Church of Satan does not release its membership information (www.pe.net, 1996) "
Scientology Canada - - 11
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998); section: "Global Locator for Scientology Organizations " [last updated 1998] Counted listings of churches and missions in directory. Also: this Scientology directory page AND this Scientology link with Canadian locations
Scientology Canada - - 11
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'. "
Scientology Canada 700 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Interactive Bible " (ultra-conservative Evangelical); web page: "Statistics of Religion in North America " (viewed 10 Feb. 1999); Web page by: Steve Rudd, 33 Highcliffe Ave., Hamilton, Ontario Canada L9A 3L3 Table: "[NRMs] in Canada: Membership numbers "; "Scientologist 700; Hare Krishna 450; Moonies 650; Children of god 250; New age type groups 4100 "
Seicho-No-Ie Canada - - 4
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) worldwide directory of "Truth of Life Centers ": [directory link] Seicho-No-Ie Toronto, 662 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4C-5H4 Canada; Seicho-No-Ie Humanity Enlightenment Movement North York Center 218 Sheppard Ave. East, Suite 102, North York, Ontario M2N 3A9; [directory link] Truth of Life Center Winnipeg, 156 Dickens Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 0M2; [directory link] Truth of Life Center Vancouver, 305 East 16th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5T 2T7 "
Seicho-No-Ie Canada - - 7
units
- 1998 *LINK* web page: "Location of SNI Center " [in Canada] (1998), presented by SNI Western Canada District Union directory: SNI Toronto Center, 662 Victoria Park Av., Toronto, Ontario; SNI North York Center, 218 Sheppard Avenue East, Suit 102, North York, Ontario; SNI Burnaby Center, 7908 Willard St., Burnaby, B.C.; SNI Kamloops Center, 1870 Inglewood St., Kamloops, B.C.; SNI Vancouver Center, 305 East 16th Av.. Vancouver, B.C.; SNI Victoria Center, 2176 Lansdowne Rd., Victoria, B.C.; SNI Winnipeg, 156 Dickens Dr., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Serbian Orthodox Canada 18,494 - 17
units
- 1983 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 165. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.)Listed as "Serbian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. and Canada, Diocese of Canada. " Part of church of Constantinople.


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