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Vernon Parish, Louisiana - 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 50 17,154 351.88
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 2,560 52.51
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 2,100 43.08
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 988 20.27
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 800 16.41
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 586 12.02
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 573 11.75
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 560 11.49
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 406 8.33
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 350 7.18
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 222 4.55
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 4.14
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 198 4.06
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 150 3.08
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 147 3.02
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 93 1.91
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 67 1.37
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 19 0.39
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 14 0.29
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 12 0.25
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 48,750 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (27,201) included 55.8% 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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