Data Dictionary: Religion 2009 (InfoGroup)
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Table: T4. Mainline Protestant - Total Number of Congregations [15]
Universe: Total Number of Congregations
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Excerpt from: Social Explorer Religion 2009 Documentation. Data collected by the InfoGroup, organized by the ARDA, tabulated and processed by Social Explorer.
 
Mainline Protestants
Mainline denominations typically emphasize a proactive view on issues of social and economic justice and a tolerance of varied individual beliefs. While mainline Protestantism is usually seen as more theologically and socially liberal than evangelical Protestantism, there is obviously variation among mainline denominations, congregations, and individuals.
  • American Baptist Churches/USA
  • Methodist - Other
  • United Methodist Church
  • Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Reformed Church in America
  • United Church of Christ
  • Episcopal Church
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • International Council Community Churches
  • Friends (Quakers)
  • Metropolitan Community Churches
  • Moravian Church in America