Life and Advent Union

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Denominational Profile

History

Advent Christian Church

split into  Life and Advent Union (1863)

merged intoAdvent Christian Church (1964)

Life and Advent Union rejoined the Advent Christian Church in 1964 after splitting from them in 1863.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 20 11 650
1935 21 6 315
1940 - 6 334
1942 - 6 326
1944 - 5 288
1947 - 4 338
1950 4 4 330
1951 4 3 191
1952 5 3 297
1953 8 3 315
1954 8 3 312
1955 8 3 320
1956 8 3 340
1957 8 3 340
1958 8 3 -
1959 5 3 363
1960 5 3 370
1961 5 3 367
1962 4 3 324
1963 4 3 235

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. The National Council of Churches' data collection was discontinued after the 2012 Yearbook was published, and has been resumed by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The tables and graphs will be updated when the new collection is available. See the Yearbook of Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]


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