National Missionary Baptist Convention of America

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National Baptist Convention of America

split into  National Missionary Baptist Convention of America (1988)


The National Missionary Baptist Convention of America was founded in 1988 as the result of a schism in the National Baptist Convention of America.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1992 - - 2,500,000

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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