Saturday, February 23, 2008

US Church Membership Numbers Show Little Growth

The National Council of Churches annual list estimating membership in the top 25 denominational churches showing gains and losses. Actual church membership is hard to measure because methods are apparently not very scientific and many nondenominational congregations are not counted. It's presents an interesting snapshot of organized church membership in America.

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1 comment:

  1. This is fascinating! The unscientific methods you mention might have been under the aegis of Jehovah's Witnesses, co-sponsored by LDS (largest increases). And Catholics...really?! Have the hideous abuses of the church had no effect on membership?? Oh, the papal power appalls....