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Morgan 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 75 33,379 270.45
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 31 19,150 155.16
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 7,081 57.37
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 29 5,574 45.16
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 19 4,083 33.08
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 2,433 19.71
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 1,900 15.39
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 1,116 9.04
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 1,020 8.26
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 8 990 8.02
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 980 7.94
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 942 7.63
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 759 6.15
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 596 4.83
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 553 4.48
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 512 4.15
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 504 4.08
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 5 484 3.92
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 400 3.24
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 370 3.00
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 351 2.84
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 327 2.65
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 267 2.16
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 1.64
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 192 1.56
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 184 1.49
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 150 1.22
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 131 1.06
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 126 1.02
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 122 0.99
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 0.97
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 101 0.82
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 20 0.16
Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Evangelical Protestant 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Free Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 123,421 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (85,119) included 69.0% 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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