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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Serbian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. and Canada Canada - - 14
units
- 1972 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978). Pg. 69. Listed in this book as "Serbian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. and Canada "
Serbian Orthodox Diocese for the United States and Canada Canada - - 10
units
- 1974 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978). Pg. 69.
Seventh-day Adventist Canada 41,085 - 320
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 "Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. "
Seventh-day Adventist Canada 45,129 - 331
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.
Seventh-day Adventist Canada 46,962 - 336
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 Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Canada
Shinto Canada 445 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Toronto Consultants on Religious Tolerance "; web page: "Shinto " (viewed 2 March 1999) "One source estimates 1000 followers of Shinto in North America. The Canadian Census (1991) recorded only 445 in Canada. "
Sikhism Canada 67,715 0.30% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Sikhism Canada 147,400 0.55% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Sikhism Canada 147,400 0.55% - - 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 "
Sikhism Canada 147,440 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Toronto Consultants on Religious Tolerance "; web page: "Sikhism " (viewed 2 March 1999) "Sikhs totaled 147,440 in the 1991 Canadian census. "
Sikhism Canada 50,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 30-31. Map: 25,000 - 50,000 Sikhs in Canada.
Sikhism Canada - - 100
units
- 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 30-31. Map: Number of Sikh gurdwaras ( "a gurdwara is both a place of worship and community centre ")
Sikhism Canada 160,000 - - - 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.
Sikhism Canada 300,000 1.00% - - 1998 "Interfaith group fights redefinition of 'spouse' " in Christian Century (Apr. 22-29, 1998), pg. 426. "There are 300,000 Sikhs in Canada. "
Sikhism Canada - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Sikhism Canada 200,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "United Church of Canada Inter-Faith Dialogue "; web page: "Sikhism " (viewed 19 Feb. 1999), written by Fritz B. Voll, "Updated: Tue Jun 9 23:39:38 1998. " "About 200,000 are in Canada, and close to one-half of the Canadian Sikhs live in British Columbia, where they make up about 80% of the Indo-Canadian population. "
Sikhism Canada 225,000 - - - 1999 New York Times News Service. "Sikhs mark 300th anniversary of faith's core concept " in Dallas Morning News (Monday, 5 April 1999), pg. 5A. "The denomination, the world's fifth largest, has grown in the west, with 175,000 adherents in the U.S. and 225,000 in Canada. "
Society of Independent Doukhobors Canada - - 24
units
1
country
1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 329. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Other European Free Traditions. "Society of Independent Doukhobors... Membership: In the mid-1970s the society had 23 affiliated centers in British Columbia,Alberta, and Saskatchewan, and one center in Manitoba. "
Society of St. Pius X Canada - - 20
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 91, 93. "Society of St. Pius X claims the largest number of adherents... Membership: In 1988... There were 20 congregations in Canada... "
Sommerfeld Mennonite Church Canada 4,410 - 13
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " CANADA... Sommerfeld Mennonite Church; Members: 4,410; Congregations: 13
Sons of Freedom Canada - - 4
units
1
country
1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 329-330. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Other European Free Traditions. "Sons of Freedom (Doukhobors)... Membership: There are three centers in British Columbia, one at Agassz, Gilpin, and Krestova, and several hundred adherents. " [This group has an entry separate from Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarean)]
Southern Baptist Convention Canada 6,001 - 104
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 150. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed as "Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists. " Prob. distinct but associated with US body.
Southern Baptist Convention Canada 7,818 - 134
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. Listed as "Southern Baptist, Canadian Convention of ".
Southern Baptist Convention Canada 8,228 - 130
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 Southern Baptists, Canadian Convention of
Sri Chinmoy Canada 1,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* web site: New Religious Movements (University of Virginia) (1998) [Orig. source: Melton, J Gordon. 1996 Encyclopedia of American Religions. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Co. Fifth Edition. (p 876) AND Eliade, Mircea. The Encyclopedia of Religion. 1987.]
Sukyo Mahikari Canada 300 - - - 1999 *LINK* Ross, Rick. OPPOSING VIEW web page: "Mahikari/Sukyo Mahikari " (viewed 4 July 1999). "Mahikari/Sukyo Mahikari, aka American name: 'Church of World Messianity', San Francisco "; Garry Greenwood, former member: "Sukyo Mahikari has around 1,000 plus active core memebrs in the United States with probably a few hundred in Canada. The other second largest faction of Mahikari (Sekai Mahikari Bunmei Kyodan) also probably has over 500 active members there ".
Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch Canada - - 5
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 144. Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy. "Membership: In 1988 the archdiocese reported 30,000 members in North America divided between 20 parishes in the U.S. and 5 parishes in Canada. "
Syrian Orthodox Church of Malabar Canada - - 4
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 142. Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy. "Malankara Orthodox (Syrian) Church... Membership: In 1988 the church reported 5,000 families in 37 congregations in the U.S. & 4 in Canada. "
Taoism Canada 1,720 - - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Toronto Consultants on Religious Tolerance "; web page: "Taoism " (viewed 2 March 1999) "Taoism currently has about 20 million followers, and is primarily centered in Taiwan. About 30,000 Taoists live in North America; 1,720 in Canada (1991 census). "
Tenrikyo Canada - - 15
units
- 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. 4 churches; 11 church's overseas offices
Tenrikyo - graduated from Shuyoka Canada 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 Canada 17 - - - 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 Canada 4 - - - 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 "
Traditional Christian Catholic Church Canada - - 1
unit
- 1972 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 93. "Membership: In 1972 the Church reported one parish in Canada, three missions in the U.S., three missions in Western Europe, two missions in Eastern Europe and one mission in Hong Kong. "
Ukrainian Orthodox Canada 120,000 - 258
units
- 1988 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 "Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada. "
Ukrainian Orthodox Canada 120,000 - 258
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. Listed as "Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada. "
unaffiliated Canada 1,783,530 7.40% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
unaffiliated Canada 3,386,400 12.55% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
Unification Church Canada 650 - - - 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 "
Union D'Eglises Baptistes Francaises Au Canada Canada 1,969 - 23
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 "Union D'Eglises Baptistes Francaises Au Canada. "
Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ (Orthodox Doukhobors in Canada) Canada - - 36
units
1
country
1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 330-331. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Other European Free Traditions. "Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ (Orthodox Doukhobors in Canada)... Grand Forks, BC, Canada... Membership: In the mid-1970s the Union had 36 community branches, all within a seventy-mile radius of Grand Forks, British Columbia. "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Canada 6,003 - 40
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 "Unitarian Universalist Association. "
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Canada 6,000 - - - 1998 Chryssides, George D. The Elements of Unitarianism. Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom: Element Books Limited (1998), pg. 107. "The UUA of North America has 150,000 adult members, including about 6,000 in Canada. " [Chryssides: Canadian congregations are known as "Unitarian, " not "Unitarian Universalist, " though they were part of the same 1961 U.S. merger. Today they are part of the same international org.]
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Canada 5,760 - 44
units
- 1998 *LINK* directory on offical church web site CONGREGATIONS: 44 congregations from coast to coast ranging in size from 500 members to tiny fellowships; MEMBERS: 5000 adult, 760 children
United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces Canada 64,093 - 558
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 "United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces. "
United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces Canada 63,788 - 546
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.
United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces Canada 63,787 - 550
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 United Baptist Convention of the Atlantic Provinces
United Brethren Church Canada 857 - 10
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 167. 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 as "United Brethren Church in Canada. " Founded 1767 in Lancaster, PA.
United Church of Canada Canada 600,000 - - - 1925 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 803. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "In 1925 there were approximately 600,000 communicant members in the United Church; in 1941 there were 715,651. At the latter date the Church had... 7,109 preaching places. There are nearly 1,800,000 persons under pastoral oversight. "
United Church of Canada Canada 610,000 - - - 1925 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 30. "The adult membership of the United Church [of Canada] has grown from 610,000 in 1925 to more than 1,000,000. There are 5,200 local churches, served by some 3,500 ministers. ".
United Church of Canada Canada 1,000,000 - 5,200
units
- 1925 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973), pg. 30. "The adult membership of the United Church [of Canada] has grown from 610,000 in 1925 to more than 1,000,000. There are 5,200 local churches, served by some 3,500 ministers. ".
United Church of Canada Canada 715,651 - 7,109
units
- 1941 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 803. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "In 1925 there were approximately 600,000 communicant members in the United Church; in 1941 there were 715,651. At the latter date the Church had... 7,109 preaching places. There are nearly 1,800,000 persons under pastoral oversight. "
United Church of Canada Canada 2,000,000 - - - 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 [Presbyterian Church in Canada] membership entered, with the Congregationalists and the Methodists, into a United Church, which... now claims a membership of about 2,000,000. "
United Church of Canada Canada - - 6,126
units
- 1959 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959), pg. 241. "The foundations of its organization are the pastoral charges--2,683 in all--with 6,126 preaching places. A pastoral charge may be made up of one or more congregations. "
United Church of Canada Canada - 17.50% - - 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%. "
United Church of Canada Canada 3,758,015 15.60% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
United Church of Canada Canada 2,013,258 - - - 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. "
United Church of Canada Canada 2,018,808 - 4,044
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 167. 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 "United Church of Canada. " Formed 1925.
United Church of Canada Canada 3,093,100 11.46% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.
United Church of Canada Canada 3,093,100 11.46% - - 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 "United Church "
United Church of Canada Canada 4,540,000 20.00% - - 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 Roman Catholic 45%; United Church of Canada 20%; Anglican Church of Canada 13%... "
United Church of Canada Canada 1,867,500 - 3,909
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.
United Church of Canada Canada 3,640,480 12.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Roman Catholic 45%, United Church 12%, Anglican 8%, other 35% (1991); Total population: 30,337,334 (1997 est.).
United Church of Canada Canada 3,000,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* official organization web site The United Church is Canada's largest Protestant denomination, with more than 3 million Canadians who, when asked by Statistics Canada, identified their religion as United Church.
United Church of Canada Canada 1,649,754 - 3,820
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 United Church of Canada
United Church of Canada Canada 3,000,000 - 3,872
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site The United Church of Canada is the largest Protestant denomination in Canada. We minister to over 3 million people in 3,872 congregations across the country.
United Church of Canada - Japanese Conference Canada - - 11
units
- 1984 *LINK* Mullins, Mark. "The Life-Cycle of Ethnic Churches In Sociological Perspective " in Japanese Journal of Religious Studies Decenber 1987 14/4. (Viewed on JJRS web site, 30 Jan. 1999) "The ideal-typical pattern of ethnic church development elaborated above is based upon case-studies conducted by the author (1980, 1984) of the Japanese Conference of the United Church of Canada (hereafter the JUCC), with 11 congregations, and the Buddhist Churches of Canada..., with 18 congregations. "
United Church of Canada - under pastoral oversight Canada 1,800,000 - 7,109
units
- 1941 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 803. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "In 1925 there were approximately 600,000 communicant members in the United Church; in 1941 there were 715,651. At the latter date the Church had... 7,109 preaching places. There are nearly 1,800,000 persons under pastoral oversight. "
United Church of Canada - under pastoral oversight Canada 1,814,729 - - - 1997 *LINK* official organization web site "...statistical info. on the United Church as of Dec. 31, 1997: Local congregations 3,820; Total membership in local congregations 701,968; Est. # of persons under pastoral care 1,814,729; Average Weekly Attendance at Church 296,600. "
United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic Canada - - 1
unit
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 107-108. "United Episcopal Church (1945) Anglican/Celtic... Membership: In 1988 there were 18 congregations... in the U.S. There was one congregation in Canada... "
United Pentecostal Church International Canada - - 213
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 167. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "United Pentecostal Church in Canada. " Affiliated with United Pentecostal Church, Int'l (h.q.: Hazelwood, MO.)
United Pentecostal Church International Canada - - 213
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 167. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not "full communicant " col.) Listed as "United Pentecostal Church in Canada. " Affiliated with United Pentecostal Church, Int'l (h.q.: Hazelwood, MO.)
United Pentecostal Church International Canada - - 196
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.
United Pentecostal Church International Canada - - 199
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 United Pentecostal Church in Canada
Unity Church Canada - - 20
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.


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