Lumber River Annual Conference of the Holiness Methodist Church

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Denominational Profile


The Lumber River Annual Conference was founded in 1900 by members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1950 7 8 662
1953 6 7 570
1955 6 7 534
1957 6 7 508
1958 7 7 435
1959 5 7 360

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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