Data Dictionary: Religion 2010 (InfoGroup)
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Table: T17. Total Number of Congregations - Methodist [14]
Universe: Total Number of Congregations
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Excerpt from: Social Explorer Religion 2010 Documentation. Data collected by the InfoGroup, organized by the ARDA, tabulated and processed by Social Explorer.
 
Methodist-Pietist Family
Consists of churches that stress the importance of internal faith, spirituality, and Christian living over adherence to formal creeds and doctrine. The largest among these churches is the United Methodist Church, which follows the teachings of John Wesley, who in the 18th century broke away from the Church of England because of his emphasis on personal holiness.
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
  • Congregational Methodist Church
  • Evangelical Congregational Church
  • Evangelical Methodist Church
  • Primitive Methodist Church in the U.S.A.
  • Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church
  • Southern Methodist Church
  • United Methodist Church
For more information on Methodist-Pietist Family, please refer to: http://www.thearda.com/Denoms/Families/F_92.asp