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Lebanon, PA Metro Area - Metro Area 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 7 11,306 78.92
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 31 9,264 64.67
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 33 8,430 58.85
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 15 5,581 38.96
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 19 3,563 24.87
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 6 2,253 15.73
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 9 1,823 12.73
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 1,393 9.72
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 1,270 8.87
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 780 5.44
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 4 655 4.57
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 517 3.61
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 461 3.22
Bible Fellowship Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 453 3.16
Mid-Atlantic Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 3 453 3.16
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 443 3.09
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 404 2.82
Pilgrim Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 393 2.74
Keystone Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant 1 210 1.47
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 196 1.37
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 195 1.36
United Zion Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4 172 1.20
Biblical Mennonite Alliance Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 165 1.15
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 164 1.14
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 150 1.05
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Northern Province Mainline Protestant 1 142 0.99
Hope Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 138 0.96
Nationwide Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 118 0.82
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 115 0.80
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 95 0.66
Independent Conservative Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 77 0.54
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 70 0.49
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 69 0.48
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 65 0.45
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 46 0.32
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 24 0.17
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 24 0.17
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 16 0.11
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.05
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 2 0.01
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5
Fellowship of Fundamental Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
Evangelical Congregational Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 8
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Remnant: Charity Ministries and related Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 143,257 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (51,702) included 36.1% 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 https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

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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