Membership Statistics
For The National Council of Churches' Member Communions
Current as of 11/02/2006

Religious
Body

Year
Reporting

Number of
Churches
Reporting

Inclusive
Membership

Number of
Pastors Serving
Parishes

African Methodist Episcopal Church

2006

      4,174

2,500,000

7,741

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

2005

3,260

1,440,405

3,507

The Alliance of Baptists in the U.S.A.

2006

   117

62,460

274

American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.

2005

5,740

1,396,700

4,267

Armenian Apostolic Church, Diocese of America

1991

    72

414,000

49

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada

2005

3,777

722,823

4,112

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

2006

3,320

850,000

3,006

Church of the Brethren

2005

1,062

128,820

760

Coptic Orthodox Church

2000

  100

300,000

140

Episcopal Church

2004

7,200

2,247,819

5,719

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

2005

10,549

4,850,776

9,185

Friends United Meeting

2006

   427

42,680

306

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

2006

   566

1,500,000

553

Hungarian Reformed Church in America

2001

    27

6,000

27

International Council of Community Churches

2006

   150

108,806

283

Korean Presbyterian Church in America, General Assembly of the

2003

   302

55,000

465

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Diocese of America

        2006

            80

            30,000

                    90

Mar Thoma Syrian Church of India

2006

    74

40,000

46

Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum)

2004

    92

23,377

87

National Baptist Convention of America, Inc.

2000

 

3,500,000

 

National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.

        2004

9,000

5,000,000

 

National Missionary Baptist Convention of America

2004

 

2,500,000

 

The Orthodox Church in America

2003

    737

1,064,000

824

Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A.

        2005

    31

17,000

37

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

2005

   104

11,874

 

Polish National Catholic Church of America

2004

            126

60,000

120

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

2005

10,960

3,098,842

8,752

Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.

2006

   2,000

2,500,000

 

Reformed Church in America

2005

     894

269,815

827

Serbian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. and Canada

2006

      68

67,000

60

The Swedenborgian Church

2004

      39

1,802

21

Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch

2005

      31

32,500

28

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A.

2000

     115

13,000

103

United Church of Christ

2005

5,567

1,224,297

4,293

The United Methodist Church

2004

34,660

8,075,010

24,380

Totals

 

105,421

44,154,806

80,062

Current as of 11/02/2006