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Church of God by Faith, Inc. - Rankings by Area (Metro-Areas) [Counties] [States]

The Church of God by Faith was organized in 1914 by Elder John Bright and chartered in 1923 at Alachua, Florida. Its doctrine is like that of the Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee). [View our profile of Church of God by Faith, Inc.]

Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. Metro-Areas on the highest number of Church of God by Faith, Inc. congregations. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


Rank
2020
Rank
2010
Metro-Area Congregations 2020 Congregations 2010
2 1 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area 11 11
2 1 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area 11 11
1 3 Gainesville, FL Metro Area 12 9
4 3 Jacksonville, FL Metro Area 10 9
5 3 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area 9 9
10 6 Warner Robins, GA Metro Area 3 7
6 7 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area 6 6
8 7 Palatka, FL Micro Area 5 6
6 9 Rochester, NY Metro Area 6 5
18 10 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area 2 4
10 11 Dothan, AL Metro Area 3 3
10 11 Douglas, GA Micro Area 3 3
10 11 St. Marys, GA Micro Area 3 3
10 11 Sebring-Avon Park, FL Metro Area 3 3
28 11 Valdosta, GA Metro Area 1 3
8 16 Sumter, SC Metro Area 5 2
10 16 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area 3 2
10 16 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area 3 2
10 16 Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area 3 2
18 16 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area 2 2
18 16 Columbia, SC Metro Area 2 2
18 16 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area 2 2
18 16 Ocala, FL Metro Area 2 2
18 16 Orangeburg, SC Micro Area 2 2
18 16 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area 2 2
18 16 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metro Area 2 2
18 27 Richmond, VA Metro Area 2 1
18 27 Tallahassee, FL Metro Area 2 1
28 27 Albany, GA Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Batavia, NY Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Cordele, GA Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Dublin, GA Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Enterprise, AL Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Fitzgerald, GA Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Florence, SC Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Indianola, MS Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Lake City, FL Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Macon-Bibb County, GA Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Okeechobee, FL Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Ozark, AL Micro Area 1 1
28 27 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Syracuse, NY Metro Area 1 1
28 27 The Villages, FL Metro Area 1 1
28 27 Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area 1 1
27 Columbus, MS Micro Area 1
27 Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area 1
27 Talladega-Sylacauga, AL Micro Area 1
28 Alexander City, AL Micro Area 1
28 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area 1
28 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area 1
28 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area 1
28 Seneca Falls, NY Micro Area 1
28 Springfield, MA Metro Area 1
28 Tifton, GA Micro Area 1
28 Waycross, GA Micro Area 1
         

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 373 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 156.

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