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« on: October 18, 2003, 11:37:43 AM »

I pulled the following data off of the Gordon-Conwell World Christian Database http://www.globalchristianity.org/ after an article ran in todays local paper about it. There are several of these numbers that look really interesting and that I would question. Thought I would post this info to get the comments of the board.

Country, Denomination Name, Year Est., AC1970, Congs 2000, AC2000, Growth% pa 1970 2000
USA Albanian Orth Archdiocese in America 1908 62,000 12 22,900 -3.27%
USA Albanian Orth Diocese of America 1950 5,150 2 1,500 -4.03%
USA American Carpatho-Russian OGC Ch 1891 106,900 80 30,000 -4.15%
USA Antiochian Orth Christian AD NAm 1895 140,000 190 300,000 2.57%
USA Armenian Apostolic Ch of America 1933 150,000 28 300,000 2.34%
USA Armenian Church of North America 1889 372,000 70 370,000 -0.02%
USA Assyrian Ch of the East (P Tehran) 1907 10,000 30 37,000 4.46%
USA Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church 1907 86,000 11 24,400 -4.11%
USA Coptic Orthodox Ch (P Alexandria) 1964 43,000 62 120,000 3.48%
USA Estonian Orthodox Church in Exile 1940 1,000 3 880 -0.43%
USA Ethiopian Orthodox Ch in the USA 1959 2,000 64 70,000 12.58%
USA Greek Orthodox AD of N & S America 1864 1,900,000 540 1,967,000 0.12%
USA Orthodox Church in America 1792 960,000 600 2,200,000 2.80%
USA Romanian Orth Episcopate of America 1904 50,000 37 95,000 2.16%
USA Romanian Orth AD in America & Canada 1929 5,000 19 15,800 3.91%
USA Russian Orth Ch in the Americas, PE 1950 50,000 24 20,000 -3.01%
USA Serbian Eastern Orth Ch in USA /Canada 1894 150,000 40 62,500 -2.88%
USA Syriac Orth P Antioch: AD USA /Canada 1895 50,000 21 35,000 -1.18%
USA Ukrainian Orthodox Ch of America 1924 45,000 4 6,100 -6.44%
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