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Webster County, Missouri - 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 25 7,176 183.60
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 16 2,586 66.16
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 1,418 36.28
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 1,160 29.68
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,092 27.94
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 923 23.62
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 667 17.07
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 620 15.86
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 9 608 15.56
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 571 14.61
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 470 12.03
Bethel Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 239 6.11
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 192 4.91
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 184 4.71
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 117 2.99
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 65 1.66
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 30 0.77
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 28 0.72
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 9 0.23
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 39,085 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,155) included 46.5% 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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