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Data Dictionary: Religion 2009 (InfoGroup)
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Table: T5. Historically Black Protestant - Total Number of Congregations [24]
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.
Historically Black Protestant
Historically black Protestant churches are those that minister to predominantly African American congregations in the United States. The first black churches were founded by free blacks in the 18th century. Historically black churches have long been the centers of communities, serving numerous important functions.
  • National Baptist Convention of America
  • National Baptist Convention-USA
  • Progressive National Baptist Convention
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • African Methodist Episcopal Zion
  • African Union Methodist Protestant
  • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Reformed Zion Union Apostolic
  • Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America
  • Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church
  • Bible Way Church of Lord Jesus Christ
  • Church of God By Faith
  • Church of God in Christ
  • Church of the Living God
  • Church of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of Apostolic Faith
  • Seventh Day Pentecostal
  • Fire-Baptized Holiness Church
  • First Church of Jesus Christ
  • Pentecostal Assemblies of the World
  • United House of Prayer
  • Mount Calvary Holy Church of America
  • Triumph the Church/Kingdom of God