First Congregational Methodist Church of the U.S.A.

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Congregational Methodist Church

split into  First Congregational Methodist Church of the U.S.A. (1941)


The First Congregational Methodist Church of the U.S.A. was founded in 1941 by former members of the Congregational Methodist Church.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1944 - 81 6,593
1946 - 131 5,857
1949 105 - 4,999
1952 135 140 6,500
1954 120 100 7,500

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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