Christ Community Church (Evangelical-Protestant)

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Christian Catholic Church

renamed toChrist Community Church (Evangelical-Protestant) (1896)


The Christ Community Church, formerly known as the Christian Catholic Church, was founded in 1896 by John Alexander Dowie. It is rooted in evangelical Protestantism, though it has borrowed from several traditions.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1998 6 2 1,714
1999 7 3 1,687
2000 9 3 1,690
2002 9 3 1,690
2004 7 3 1,817
2005 7 3 1,819

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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