Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church

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Oregon Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church

renamed toNorthwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (1893)


The Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church dates to the movement of Friends into the Willamette Valley of Oregon in the late nineteenth century.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1970 165 63 6,386
1992 160 53 7,422
1993 164 53 7,314

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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