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UNITED STATES

There are in all 143 denominations specified, and 231 independent Lutheran congregations, and 156 miscellaneous independent congrega- tions, with 111,080 ministers, 165,177 organizations, and 20,612,806 communicants or members. NUMBEPw OF MINISTERS, ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNICANTS OR MEMBERS, AND CHURCH EDIFICES (WITH APPROXIMATE SEATING CAPACITY), AND VALUE OF CHURCH PROPERTY. BY DENOMINATIONAL FAMILIES: 1S90

CuuRCii Edifices Denominational Families Num- ber of Min- isters Num- ber of Organi- zations Value of Church Property Number of Communi- cants or Members Num- ber {a) Approxi- mate Seat- ing Capac- ity {b)_ Total Adventists (6 bodies) 111,086 165.177 142,521 ('48,564.863 $679,630,189 20.612,!S06 l,8t>4 1,757 774 190,748 1,236,845 60,491 Baptists (18 bodies) 25,646 42,909 37,671 11,568,019 82,328,123 8,712,468 Brethren (River) (3 bodies) . 155 111 70 22,105 81,350 3,427 Brethren (Plymouth) (4 bodies) . 814 1,465 6.661 Catholics (7 bodies) 9,196 10,276 8,816 8,374,907 118,371,866 6,257,871 Catholic Apostolic .... 95 10 8 750 66,0.50 1,394 Chinese temples .... 47 47 62,000 Christadelphians . . . . 63 4 950 2,7(tO 1,277 Christians (2 bodies) 1,435 1,424 1,098 347,697 1,775,202 108,722 Christian Missionary Association . 10 13 11 3,300 3,900 754 Christian Scientists 26 221 7 1,500 40,666 8,724 Christian Union .... 183 294 184 68.000 284,450 18,214 Church of God (Winebrennerian) . 522 479 388 115,530 64;^,ks5 22,511 Church Triumphant(Schweinfurth) 12 15,000 884 Church of the New Jerusalem 119 154 88 20,810 1,386,455 7,095 Communistic societies (8 bodies) . 82 40 9,450 106,800 4,049 Congregationalists .... 5,058 4,868 4,786 1,558,080 43,385,4:37 512,771 Discii)les of Christ .... 3,773 7,246 5,324 1,609,452 12,206,038 641,051 Dunkards (4 bodies) 2,088 989 1,016 414,086 1,362,681 73,795 Evangelical Association . 1,235 2,310 1,899 479,835 4,785,6S0 138,313 Friends (4 bodies) . . . . 1,277 1,056 995 302,218 4,541,884 107,208 Friends of the Temple . 4 4 5 1,150 15,300 340 German Evangelical Protestant . 44 52 52 35,175 1,187,45U 36,156 German Evangelical Synod . 680 870 785 245,781 4,614,490 187,432 Jewish congregations (2 bodies) . 200 533 301 139,234 9,754,275 180,496 Latter-day Saints (2 bodies) . 2,04;3 856 388 122,892 1,051,791 166,125 Lutherans (16 bodies) and inde- pendent congregations 4,591 8,595 6,701 2,205,635 35,060,8r>4 1,231,072 Mennonites (12 bodies) . 905 550 406 129,340 (m,800 41,541 Methodists (17 bodies) . 30,00(1 51,489 46,188 12,868,178 182.140,179 4,589,284 Moravians 114 94 114 31,615 681,250 11,781 Presbyterians (12 bodies) 10,448 18,476 12,469 4,038,650 94,869,097 1,278,382 Protestant Ei)iscopal (2 bodies) . 4,224 5,102 5,103 1,860,877 82,S85,41S 540,509 lieformed (8 bodies) 1,506 2,181 2,080 825,931 18,744,242 809,458 Salvation Army . . . . 329 27 12,055 88,150 8,742 Schwenkfeldians . . . . 3 4 6 1,925 12,200 306 Social Brethren . . . . 17 20 11 8,700 8,700 918 Society for Ethical Culture . 4 1,0()4 Spiritualists 334 30 20.450 578,6.50 45,030 Theoso|)hical Society 40 1 200 600 695 United Brethren (2 bodies) . 2,798 4,526 3,415 991,138 4,987,58;^ 225,281 Unitarians 515 421 424 165,090 10,835, 10(t 67,749 Universalists 70S 956 m2 244,615 8,or4,83:5 49,194 Independent congregations . 54 156 112 39,345 1,4^.6,000 14,126

(I Not including 23,334 halls, schoolhouses, and private houses occupied as places of worship. b Not including the apjiroxiinate seating capacitv (2,450,858) of halls and schoolhouses. c Includes an approximate duplication of 2,800,000, because of the use of the same place of worship by more than one congregation.