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Ware County, Georgia - 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 28 8,325 229.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 2,360 65.10
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 2,300 63.45
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 1,606 44.30
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 1,373 37.87
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,296 35.75
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,034 28.52
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 700 19.31
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 610 16.83
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 536 14.79
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 398 10.98
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 273 7.53
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 209 5.77
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 172 4.74
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 171 4.72
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 153 4.22
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 150 4.14
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 143 3.94
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 100 2.76
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 99 2.73
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 75 2.07
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 20 0.55
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 6 0.17
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Progressive Primitive Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 36,251 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (22,109) included 61.0% 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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