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Coding of Denominations into Families by the RCMS 2010

There are differences between how the ARDA coded denominations into larger religious families and how these denominations are classified by the Religious Congregations and Membership Study, 2010. The following listing shows the RCMS and ARDA codings for each of the 236 denominations that participated in the 2010 study.

DenominationRCMS 2010ARDA
(Original) Church of God Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
African Methodist Episcopal Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Albanian Orthodox Diocese of America Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Alliance of Baptists Baptist Family Baptist
Amana Church Society Unassigned Communal
Ambassadors Amish-Mennonite Mennonite Family European Free-Church
American Association of Lutheran Churches Lutheran Family Lutheran
American Baptist Association Baptist Family Baptist
American Baptist Churches in the USA Baptist Family Baptist
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
American Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Anglican Church in North America Episcopal Family Episcopalianism/Anglicanism
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Unassigned European Free-Church
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, OR Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Lutheran Family Lutheran
Armenian Apostolic Church of America (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Armenian Evangelical Churches (Additional) Congregational Christian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Assemblies of God Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Assemblies of God International Fellowship Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Lutheran Family Lutheran
Association of Messianic Congregations Messianic Judaism Family Judaism
Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America Baptist Family Baptist
Bahá'í Unassigned Other Groups
Beachy Amish-Mennonite Churches Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Berea Amish-Mennonite Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Bible Fellowship Church Mennonite Family Holiness
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Brethren Family European Free-Church
Brethren In Christ Church Brethren Family European Free-Church
Bruderhof Communities, Inc. Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Unassigned Pentecostal
Canadian and American Reformed Churches Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Catholic Church Unassigned Catholicism
Central Yearly Meeting of Friends Friends Family European Free-Church
Christian and Missionary Alliance Unassigned Holiness
Christian Brethren Unassigned Ind. Fundamentalist
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Christian Family Baptist
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Christian Family Baptist
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Christian Reformed Church in North America Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Christian Union Unassigned Other Groups
Church of Christ (Holiness), U.S.A. Unassigned Holiness
Church of Christ, Scientist Unassigned Christian Science
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Church of God Family Holiness
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of God (Seventh Day) Unassigned Adventist
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of God General Conference Unassigned Adventist
Church of God in Christ Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Church of God of Prophecy Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Family Latter-day Saints
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Church of the Brethren Brethren Family European Free-Church
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Lutheran Family Lutheran
Church of the Lutheran Confession Lutheran Family Lutheran
Church of the Nazarene Unassigned Holiness
Church of the United Brethren in Christ Unassigned Methodist/Pietist
Churches of Christ Christian Family Baptist
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Unassigned Holiness
Churches of God, General Conference Church of God Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Community of Christ Latter-day Saints Family Latter-day Saints
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Congregational Christian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Congregational Holiness Church Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Congregational Methodist Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Conservative Baptist Association of America Baptist Family Baptist
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Congregational Christian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Conservative Judaism Judaism Family Judaism
Conservative Lutheran Association Lutheran Family Lutheran
Conservative Mennonite Conference Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Conservative Yearly Meetings of Friends Friends Family European Free-Church
Convention of Original Free Will Baptists Baptist Family Baptist
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Baptist Family Baptist
Coptic Orthodox Church Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Elim Fellowship Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Enterprise Baptists Association Baptist Family Baptist
Episcopal Church Episcopal Family Episcopalianism/Anglicanism
Eritrean Orthodox Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Ethiopian Orthodox Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Evangelical Association of Reformed, and Congregational Christian Churches Unassigned Presbyterian-Reformed
Evangelical Church Unassigned Holiness
Evangelical Congregational Church Unassigned Methodist/Pietist
Evangelical Covenant Church Unassigned Methodist/Pietist
Evangelical Free Church of America Unassigned Methodist/Pietist
Evangelical Friends Church International Friends Family European Free-Church
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutheran Family Lutheran
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Lutheran Family Lutheran
Evangelical Methodist Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Federation of Reformed Churches Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Free Methodist Church of North America Methodist Family Holiness
Free Presbyterian Church of North America Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Free Reformed Church of North America Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Free Will Baptists, National Association of Baptist Family Baptist
Friends General Conference Friends Family European Free-Church
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Friends Family European Free-Church
Friends United Meeting Friends Family European Free-Church
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Pentecostal Family Baptist
Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Baptist Family Baptist
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Baptist Family Baptist
Georgian Orthodox Parishes in the United States Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Brethren Family European Free-Church
Grace Gospel Fellowship Unassigned Ind. Fundamentalist
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Heritage Reformed Churches Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Hindu Post Renaissance Hindu Family Other Groups
Hindu Renaissance Hindu Family Other Groups
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Hungarian Reformed Churches (Additional) Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Hutterian Brethren Mennonite Family Communal
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Baptist Family Baptist
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Unassigned Ind. Fundamentalist
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends Friends Family European Free-Church
Indian-American Hindu Temple Associations Hindu Family Other Groups
International Churches of Christ Christian Family Baptist
International Council of Community Churches Unassigned Presbyterian-Reformed
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Unassigned
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Pentecostal Family [Not Coded]
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Jain Unassigned Other Groups
Jehovah's Witnesses Unassigned Adventist
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Korean-American Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Lutheran Family Lutheran
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Lutheran Family Lutheran
Macedonian Orthodox Church: American Diocese Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Mahayana Buddhism Buddhist Family Other Groups
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Maranatha Amish-Mennonite Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Mennonite Christian Fellowship Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Mennonite Church USA Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Unassigned Other Groups
Midwest Beachy Amish-Mennonite Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Midwest Congregational Christian Fellowship Congregational Christian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Missionary Church Unassigned Holiness
Moravian Church in America--Alaska Province Moravian Family Methodist/Pietist
Moravian Church in America--Northern Province Moravian Family Methodist/Pietist
Moravian Church in America--Southern Province Moravian Family Methodist/Pietist
Muslim Estimate Unassigned Other Groups
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Congregational Christian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Baptist Family Baptist
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Baptist Family Baptist
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Baptist Family Baptist
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Unassigned Spiritualist
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Unassigned Other Groups
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Baptist Family Baptist
Non-denominational Christian Churches Unassigned [Not Coded]
North American Baptist Conference Baptist Family Baptist
North American Lutheran Church Lutheran Family Lutheran
Old Order River Brethren Brethren Family European Free-Church
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Orthodox Church in America Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Family Judaism
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Pentecostal Church of God Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Pillar of Fire Unassigned Holiness
Polish National Catholic Church Old Catholic Family Catholicism
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Presbyterian Church in America Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Presbyterian Reformed Church Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Primitive Baptists, Eastern District Association of Baptist Family Baptist
Primitive Methodist Church in the USA Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Baptist Family Baptist
Protestant Reformed Churches in America Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Family Judaism
Reform Judaism Judaism Family Judaism
Reformed Baptist Churches Baptist Family Baptist
Reformed Church in America Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Reformed Church in the United States Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Reformed Mennonite Church Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Reformed Presbyterian Church General Assembly Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Reformed Presbyterian Church Hanover Presbytery Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Reformed Presbyterian Church in the United States Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America Presbyterian Family Presbyterian-Reformed
Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in Americas Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Salvation Army Unassigned Holiness
Schwenkfelder Church Unassigned European Free-Church
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada Baptist Family Baptist
Seventh-day Adventist Church Unassigned Adventist
Shinto Unassigned Other Groups
Sikh Unassigned Other Groups
Southern Baptist Convention Baptist Family Baptist
Southern Methodist Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
Swedenborgian Church Unassigned Spiritualist
Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch Oriental Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Tampico Amish-Mennonite Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Tao Unassigned Other Groups
Theravada Buddhism Buddhist Family Other Groups
Traditional Hindu Temples Hindu Family Other Groups
U.S. Mennonite Brethren Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Unaffiliated Conservative Amish-Mennonite Church Mennonite Family European Free-Church
Unaffiliated Friends Meetings Friends Family European Free-Church
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Messianic Judaism Family Judaism
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Unassigned Liberal
United Catholic Church, Inc. Old Catholic Family Catholicism
United Church of Christ Unassigned Presbyterian-Reformed
United Holy Church of America, Inc. Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
United Methodist Church Methodist Family Methodist/Pietist
United Pentecostal Church International Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
United Pentecostal Council of the Assemblies of God Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
United Reformed Churches in North America Reformed Family Presbyterian-Reformed
United Zion Church Brethren Family European Free-Church
Unity Churches, Association of Unassigned Other Groups
Unity of the Brethren Moravian Family Methodist/Pietist
Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhist Family Other Groups
Vicariate for the Palestinian/Jordanian Orthodox Christian Communities Eastern Orthodox Family Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox)
Vineyard USA Pentecostal Family Pentecostal
Wesleyan Church Methodist Family Holiness
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Lutheran Family Lutheran
Zoroastrian Unassigned Other Groups