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Lewis and Clark County, Montana - 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 9 8,909 125.53
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 7 3,521 49.61
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 2,470 34.80
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 2,246 31.65
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 1,841 25.94
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 858 12.09
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 569 8.02
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 499 7.03
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2 447 6.30
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 349 4.92
Evangelical Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 334 4.71
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 4.23
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 270 3.80
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 246 3.47
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 206 2.90
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 190 2.68
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 184 2.59
Lehrerleut Hutterite Evangelical Protestant Communal Family 2 179 2.52
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 2.49
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 143 2.01
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 141 1.99
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 132 1.86
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 82 1.16
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 71 1.00
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 57 0.80
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 55 0.77
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 54 0.76
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 40 0.56
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 38 0.54
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 38 0.54
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 24 0.34
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 20 0.28
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 20 0.28
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 3 0.04
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 0 0.00
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Netherlands Reformed Congregations Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 70,973 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (24,713) included 34.8% 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 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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