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Lawrence County, Alabama - County Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 33 14,233 430.35
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 9 2,810 84.96
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 18 1,665 50.34
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 839 25.37
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 828 25.04
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 702 21.23
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 500 15.12
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 320 9.68
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 278 8.41
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 249 7.53
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 175 5.29
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 150 4.54
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 80 2.42
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 75 2.27
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 44 1.33
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 36 1.09
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 32 0.97
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.09
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 33,073 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (23,019) included 69.6% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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