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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Methodist Colorado - 7.70% - - 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.
Native Americans Colorado 27,776 0.80% - - 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].
Neo-Paganism Colorado 4,000 - - - 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).; Colorado %: 2
New Life Church Colorado 3,300 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Colorado Springs, CO; pastor Ted Haggard. Listed in table as "New Life Church " [Relationship to New Zealand New Life Churches is unknown.]
Nonreligious Colorado - 11.40% - - 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.
North American Baptist Conference Colorado 408 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': 315. [Listed as 'North American Baptist Conference.']
Old Catholic Church-Utrecht Succession Colorado - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 83. "Old Catholic Church-Utrecht Succession... is headquartered in Boston, and parishes are located in Denver, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; Pennsylvania; California; Texas; and several locations in Massachusetts... Membership: In 1988, the church reported approximately 900 members in nine congregations. "
old Missionary Baptists Association Colorado 22 0.00% 1
unit
- 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. More exclusive 'members' column: 18. [Listed as 'old Missionary Baptists Association.']
Open Bible Standard Churches Colorado - - 16
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc..']
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Colorado - 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.
Orthodox Church in America Colorado - - 6
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Orthodox Church in America.']
Pentecostal Colorado - 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.
Pentecostal Church of God Colorado 759 0.02% 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': 290. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Church of God.']
Pentecostal Holiness Church Colorado 1,152 0.03% 16
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': 919. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Holiness Church, Inc..']
Plymouth Brethren Colorado 2,463 0.07% 20
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. More exclusive 'members' column: 1,510. [Listed as 'Christian (Plymouth) Brethren.']
Presbyterian Colorado - 4.40% - - 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.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Colorado 50,831 1.54% 129
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': 40,236. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).']
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Colorado 37,937 1.01% 125
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.) Colorado 37,977 0.98% 125
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 "
Presbyterian Church in America Colorado 2,228 0.07% 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': 1,779. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church in America.']
Protestant - no denomination supplied Colorado - 11.90% - - 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.
Protestant Reformed Churches in America Colorado - - 1
unit
- 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
Quaker Colorado 1,862 0.06% 27
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': 1,488. [Listed as 'Friends.']
Reformed Church in America Colorado 3,099 0.09% 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': 1,547. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in America.']
Reformed Church in the United States Colorado 119 0.00% 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': 85. [Listed as 'Reformed Church in The United States.']
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Colorado - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) Counted listings in directory of parishes.
Salvation Army Colorado 628 0.02% 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': 500. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Scientology Colorado - - 5
units
- 1983 *LINK* linked to Brett Achorn's OPPOSING VIEW web site "Hard Data on Scientology " (1998) Organization count based on very detailed analysis of incorporations, creations, closures, etc.
Scientology Colorado - - 4
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1998); section: "Global Locator for Scientology Organizations " Counted listings of churches and missions in directory. (1) Church of Scientology Mission of Alamosa, 511 Main Street, Alamosa, CO 81101; (2) Ch. of Sci. Mission of Boulder, 1021 Pearl St., Boulder, CO 80302; (3) Ch. of Sci. Roaring Fork Mission, 827 Bennett Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601; this directory link] (4) 3385 South Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference Colorado 430 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': 342. [Listed as 'Seventh Day Baptist General Conference.']
Seventh-day Adventist Colorado 16,892 0.51% 75
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': 13,458. [Listed as 'Seventh-Day Adventists.']
Seventh-day Adventist Colorado - 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.
Skinheads Colorado - - 1
unit
- 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 " Skinhead groups.
Southern Baptist Convention Colorado 81,627 2.48% 192
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': 64,265.
Theosophical Society Colorado - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "Theosophical Society " official organization directory
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of America (Ecumenical Patriarchate) Colorado - - 1
unit
- 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 'Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Amer (Ecum Patr).']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Colorado 2,921 0.09% 12
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': 2,113. [Listed as 'Unitarian Universalist Association.']
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Colorado - 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.
United Church of Christ Colorado 22,622 0.69% 73
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': 17,818. [Listed as 'United Church of Christ.']
United Church of God Colorado - - 5
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted the churches in their listing.
United Methodist Church Colorado 91,310 2.77% 222
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': 72,042. [Listed as 'United Methodist Church.']
Unity Church Colorado - - 17
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (viewed 1998) Counted the churches in their directory.
Urantia Book Readers, Fellowship of Colorado - - 17
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site (1998) directory: "1996-1997 International Study Group Directory for readers of The Urantia Book "
Ute Colorado 2,500 - - - 1995 Legay, Gilbert. Atlas of Indians of North America. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's (1995), pg. 69. "Ute... Numbering 4,500 in 1845, today the population is about 2,500 in Colorado. "
Wesleyan Church Colorado 2,080 0.06% 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': 877. [Listed as 'The Wesleyan Church.']
white supremacist groups Colorado - - 2
units
- 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, Nazi, Skinheads and/or Other.
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Colorado 3,260 0.10% 21
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': 2,253. [Listed as 'Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.']
homosexual Colorado: Denver - - - - 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. 339. Table: "Gay Neighborhoods Around the Country "; "In many large cities, there are neighborhoods where gay people live, own businesses, or just hang out. Each has its own local designation "; Capitol Hill, Denver
Native Americans Colorado: Denver 13,884 - - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 22. Table: Metropolitan statistical areas with highest Indian populations. Data from 1990 U.S. Census. Includes Alaska natives.
Catholic Commonwealth of Independent States - 2.00% - - 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% "
Islam Commonwealth of Independent States - 12.00% - - 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% "
Islam Commonwealth of Independent States 55,000,000 - - - 1992 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 7/18/92 GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) The 55 million Muslims (1/5 of the CIS population) are developing strong leadership in the vacuum left by the fall of Communism
Judaism Commonwealth of Independent States - 1.00% - - 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% "
Mennonite World Conference Commonwealth of Independent States 3,350 - - - 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 "; Location listed in table as "CIS ".
Nonreligious Commonwealth of Independent States - 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 Commonwealth of Independent States - 35.00% - - 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 "
Catholic Comoros 5,000 0.77% 3
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Comoros 74,045 14.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 86%, Roman Catholic 14%; Total population: 528,893.
Christianity Comoros 4,000 - - - 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.
Islam Comoros - 100.00% - - 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% "
Islam Comoros 558,000 - - - 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.
Islam Comoros 454,848 86.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 86%, Roman Catholic 14%; Total population: 528,893.
Islam Comoros - 86.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: "Wholesome Words: Worldwide Missions " by Stephen Ross, "First Edition, 1998 "; [original sources: The World Book Encyclopedia, c1998.] Table: "Major Muslim Countries of the World "
Islam Comoros 396,550 99.60% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Comoros 6 0.00% - - 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 26.
Jehovah's Witnesses Comoros 7 0.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; This adherent/member count is for "1998 Peak Witnesses "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Comoros 26 0.01% - - 1997 *LINK* official organization web site From 1997 Statistics "Memorial attendance " column. Count of all who attend this once-a-year meeting, whether or not a "publisher " in full standing. Most would be considered adherents.
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Comoros 30 0.01% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
Sunni Comoros 62,566 14.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Total pop. (1991) 446,817. Sunni Muslim, 86 percent; Roman Catholic, 14 percent
Sunni Comoros 384,334 86.00% - - 1991 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Total pop. (1991) 446,817. Sunni Muslim, 86 percent; Roman Catholic, 14 percent
Sunni Comoros - 100.00% - - 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% "
Sunni Comoros 558,000 - - - 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.
Sunni Comoros 454,848 86.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sunni Muslim 86%, Roman Catholic 14%; Total population: 528,893.
Catholic Comoros Islands 6,750 1.90% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: P.J. Johnstone's OPERATION WORLD, 1979 edition. BACKGROUND); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 355,000. Independent Comoros (pop. 310,000): Muslims 98%; 520 Christians. Mayotte (pop. 45,000): Muslim 80%; Roman Catholic 15%; Protestant 2%. Most of Protestants are Malagasy people, and largely nominal.
Catholic Comoros Islands - - 4
units
- 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 106, 108. "Location: Comoros Islands "; "The Comoros Archipelago -- comprising Grande Comore (Njazidja), Anjouan (Nzwani), Mayotte (Mahore), and Moheli (Mwali)... "; Pg. "There are a small number of Christians (with origins from Madagascar) particularly on Mayotte, and there is at least one Catholic church in the capital of each island. "


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