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Seward County, Nebraska - 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
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 10 5,360 304.39
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 2,045 116.13
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 7 1,647 93.53
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 525 29.81
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 387 21.98
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 372 21.13
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 350 19.88
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 182 10.34
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 1 150 8.52
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 100 5.68
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 100 5.68
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 89 5.05
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 87 4.94
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 80 4.54
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 76 4.32
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 74 4.20
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 55 3.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 44 2.50
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.17
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 17,609 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,726) included 66.6% 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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