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Lycoming County, Pennsylvania - 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 13,226 115.83
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 51 11,104 97.24
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 20 8,820 77.24
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 14 4,140 36.26
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 9 1,466 12.84
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 1,332 11.66
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 1,127 9.87
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 836 7.32
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 6 715 6.26
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 690 6.04
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 585 5.12
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 574 5.03
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 539 4.72
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 520 4.55
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 517 4.53
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 7 514 4.50
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 443 3.88
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 318 2.78
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 268 2.35
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 1.77
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 193 1.69
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 160 1.40
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 159 1.39
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 150 1.31
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 1.31
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 124 1.09
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 96 0.84
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 88 0.77
Keystone Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant 1 60 0.53
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 60 0.53
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 55 0.48
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 42 0.37
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 17 0.15
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 15 0.13
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 15 0.13
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 114,188 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (49,320) included 43.2% 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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