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Number of Stone-Campbell Churches and Adherents Worldwide (by country, most adherents to least)


Country Begun Notes Cong 2017 Aff 2017
United States 1809 CCDC. CC. CCCC. ICOC 21,352 3,521,396
India 1963 CC. CCCC. Disciples. ICOC 51,115 1,872,017
Congo DR 1897 CDCZ(DCC). Disciples of Christ. 1899, CC. ICOC 1,934 1,138,830
Ghana 1961 CC. CCCC. ICOC. Churches of Christ Disicples of Christ 3,421 763,412
Philippines 1901 CCCC. CC. ICOC 1,936 369,000
Nigeria 1955 CC. CCCC. ICOC 3,150 310,860
Zimbabwe 1898 M=Associated CCNZ.CC. CCCC. ICOC 1,349 260,100
Kenya 1965 CCCC. CC. ICOC 3,900 155,102
Malawi 1907 CC. CCCC 2,788 153,300
Zambia 1910 Begun by Rhodesian evangelists. CC. CCCC 1,093 142,820
Brazil 1948 CCCC. CC 620 117,000
Ethiopia 1963 CC. CCCC 854 110,000
South Africa 1871 CCCC. CC. ICOC 1,156 97,400
South Korea 1927 CC. Hankuk Kristo-e Kyohwei (mu-ak-ki). ICOC. Hankuk Kristo-e Kyohwei (as-ki) CCCC 759 90,462
Mexico 1902 Disciples. CCCC. CC. ICOC 772 65,800
Guatemala 1959 Chs of Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). ICOC 467 47,800
Jamaica 1858 United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. CC. CCCC 176 45,791
Papua New Guinea 1958 Australian Churches of Christ. CC. CCCC. ICOC 438 40,855
Australia 1846 Federal Conf. CCCC. CC. ICOC 527 38,777
Canada 1813 All Canada Committee. CCDC. CCCC. CC. ICOC 259 33,750
Central African Republic 1960 Church of Christ. 176 30,100
Angola 1970 Ch of Christ in Angola. 1 ICOC congregation. 102 28,500
Puerto Rico 1899 Christian (Disciples) Convention of PR. CC. CCCC 141 28,300
Cameroon 1957 CCCC. CC 443 27,525
El Salvador   Churches of Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). Radio work. 2f. 470 24,920
Indonesia 1967 CC ICOC CCCC 279 24,300
Chile 1949 Christian Chs & Chs of Christ. M=CCCC(Instrumental) (USA). Also CC 143 23,850
Nicaragua 1950 Ch of Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental)(USA). ICOC 59 21,892
Panama 1945 CC. Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ International 154 20,700
Cambodia 1975 CCT. On border with Thailand. 148 17,900
Costa Rica 1967 Chs of Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). San José, Limón, Buffalo, et al. 1p. 91 17,400
Liberia 1966 CC ICOC  CCCC 119 17,232
Peru 1965 Chs of Christ. M=CCCC(Instrumental) (USA). ICOC 73 15,427
Haiti 1965 CC CCCC 230 15,210
South Sudan 1988 CCCC. CC. ICOC 152 15,000
Ukraine 1989 CC. CCCC. ICOC 77 13,800
Mozambique 1992 Churches of Christ. CCCC, ICOC 199 12,900
Tanzania 1970 CC. CCCC. ICOC 181 12,830
Poland 1950 CCCC. CC.  ICOC 53 10,940
Cote d’Ivoire 1975 CCCC. CC. ICOC 108 10,870
Vanuatu 1903 Begun by deported Kanakas. M=Australian Churches of Christ Mission. Also CC. 84 10,100
Uganda 1980 CC. CCCC. ICOC. Australian CC, British CC 91 9,810
Venezuela 1970 CC. CCCC. ICOC 73 8,520
Guyana 1960 CC CCCC ICOC General Assembly Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ 101 8,485
Russia 1938 “Gospel Christians” (indigenous ). CC. CCCC. ICOC 227 7,900
Germany 1947 CC. CCCC. ICOC 49 7,770
New Zealand 1844 ACCNZ. CC 58 7,630
Honduras 1970 CC ICOC CCCC 89 7,360
Swaziland 1970 CC 54 7,000
Cuba 1899 CC, ICOC, CCCC 165 6,729
China 1886 CC, ICOC 27 5,388
Thailand 1903 CCCC. CC. ICOC 124 4,976
Paraguay 1886 Disciples of Christ. CC. ICOC 18 4,610
Pakistan 1960 CC. CCCC. ICOC 44 4,280
Dominican Republic   CC, CCCC, ICOC 23 4,265
Nepal 1988 CC. CCCC. ICOC 88 3,877
Burkina Faso 1986   48 3,800
Fiji 1968 CC, Australian Churches of Christ 24 3,700
United Kingdom 1842 Fellowship of CC. CC 96 3,700
Spain 1964 CC. CCCC 49 3,560
Japan 1890 CC. CCCC. ICOC 156 3,402
Malaysia 1959 CC. ICOC. In Ipoh, Penang, Seremban, Kuala Lumpur, et alia. 34 3,400
Italy 1947 CC ICOC CCCC 85 3,295
Sierra Leone 1961 CC. ICOC 41 3,280
France 1910 CC, CCCC 24 3,100
Trinidad & Tobago   CC. CCCC. ICOC 22 3,055
Barbados 1953 M=CCCC(Instrumental) (USA). Independents. In Bridgetown. 17 2,750
Congo ROC 1995 Also ICOC 19 2,576
Colombia 1962 Churches of Christ. M=CCCC(Instrumental) (USA). In Medellín, Bogotá. ICOC 23 2,530
Singapore 1956 CC. ICOC 13 2,300
Botswana 1975   15 2,200
Bolivia 1980 CC 16 1,890
Viet Nam 1963 CC. CCCC. ICOC. Australian CC 27 1,642
Portugal   Churches of Christ. CCCC 11 1,500
Romania 1938 CC. CCCC. ICOC 30 1,500
Argentina 1906 CC. Disciples 21 1,385
Bahamas 1952 M=Bahamas Chr M (CCCC Instrumental) (USA). Nassau, Clarence Town. 17 1,225
Ecuador 1959 Chs of Christ. 1966, M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). Quito, Guayaquil. CCCC. ICOC 15 1,083
Uruguay 1952  CCCC. CC. ICOC 20 1,020
Bangladesh 1980   13 1,010
Taiwan 1960 CCCC. CC. ICOC 21 1,010
Croatia 1971 CC, ICOC 9 980
Togolese Republic 1975 CC 43 950
Austria 1950 Churches of Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). 9 937
Gambia 1968 CCCC. CC 12 920
Saint Vincent 1980 CC. CCCC 27 900
Belize 1970 M=CC(Non-Instrumental). 10 840
Mali 1988 CC. CCCC. ICOC 16 814
Saint Lucia 1970 CCCC. CC 5 742
Albania 1992 CC, CCCC,  ICOC 6 735
Belarus 1970   7 734
Egypt 1965 CC, CCCC, ICOC 17 637
Guam   M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). In Agaña. CCCC 5 630
Mauritius   Eglise du Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). ICOC 3 610
Estonia 1994 CC, ICOC 7 592
Guinea 1989 CC CCCC ICOC 7 525
Greece 1962 Ekklesia tou Kristou. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). USA civilians, military. 5x. 9 510
American Samoa 1965 CC CCCC 4 495
Chad 1992   7 485
Bermuda 1957 M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). One church in Devonshire. 5 484
Ireland 1988 CC CCCC ICOC 7 481
Belgium 1956 Kerk van Kristus. Ch of Christ. M=CCCC(Instrumental) (USA). USA personnel. 3f. 13 480
Huingary 1938 CC ICOC CCCC 7 476
Latvia 1991 CC CCCC ICOC 5 452
Grenada 1969 CC. CCCC. ICOC. 14 430
Aruba 1970 Church of Christ (Non-Instrumental). 8 411
Virgin Islands   CC 8 410
Czech Republic 1938 CC, ICOC, CCCC 7 385
Namibia 1967 CC. CCCC. ICOC 4 360
Bhutan 2005 Planted by Central India Christian Mission 5 350
Dominica 1968 CC 14 350
Netherlands   Gemeente van Christus. CC. ICOC. 7 350
Saudi Arabia   CC CCCC 5 350
Denmark   Kristi Kirke. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). In Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense. 7 330
Lesotho 1965  ICOC 8 320
Burundi 2005   7 318
Antiqua and Barbuda 1971   6 310
Switzerland 1955 CC. ICOC 3 310
Gabon 1990 CC from Ghana 8 308
Sri Lanka 1968 Disciples. Links with USA mission. 4 295
Saint Martin 1991 CCCC 1 285
Guinea-Bissau 2001 CCCC from Brazil.  ICOC 4 284
Rwanda 1997 CC. ICOC 6 282
Georgia 1995 CC. ICOC 3 273
French Guiana 1990 CC 5 272
Lithuania 1991 CC CCCC ICOC 9 272
Finland   Kristuksen Seurakunta. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). In Helsinki, Tampere. 4 256
Norway   Kristi Kirke. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). ICOC 6 252
North Korea   CCCC 5 247
Afganistan 1997 CC ICOC 3 245
Israel/Palestine   CC CCCC ICOC 6 234
Cayman Islands 1960 Independent Churches of Christ missionaries. M=CCCC(Instrumental) (USA). 2f. 6 225
Niger 2002 CC. CCCC. ICOC 4 214
Moldova 1995 CC. ICOC 3 210
Sweden 1957 Kristi Församling. CC. OICOC 3 210
Suriname 1989 CC ICOC 5 208
Myanmar 1963 CC. ICOC 6 185
British Virgin Islands     2 170
Equitorial Guinea 1995 CC 3 162
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1968 CC 4 162
Slovakia 1990 CC 3 162
Bosnia and Herzegovenia 1998 CCCC 3 150
Bulgaria 1990   3 150
Jordan 1963 CC ICOC CCCC 3 142
Lebanon 1961 M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). Independents. Mainly USA expatriates. 1p. 3 140
Kuwait 1993 CC CCCC 3 135
Iceland 1988 CC ICOC 3 126
Eritrea 2010   1 123
Armenia 1997   1 121
Micronesia 1975 CC 2 121
Cook Islands 1987   3 120
Cyprus 1974 CC, ICOC 2 109
Marshall Islands 1992 CC 4 108
Senegal 1967 CC from Ghana. ICOC 4 108
Turkey   CC. ICOC 3 105
Solomon Islands 1975 CC 2 104
Morocco 1951 Ch of Christ. M=CC(Non-Instrumental) (USA). Tangiers, Kenitra. USA naval personnel. 5 100
Mongolia 1995 CC ICOC 2 88
Mauritania 2002 CC 3 81
Serbia 1985 CC. CCCC. 3 81
Tonga 1955 M=Churches of Christ(Non-Instrumental) (USA). In Nuku’alofa. Independents. 1f. 3 80
Macau   CC ICOC 2 78
New Caledonia 1998 Australian Churches of Christ. CC. 2 78
Antilles 1983   2 73
Luxemborg 1990 CC ICOC 2 73
Anguilla 1989   1 72
Kazakhstan 1998 CC ICOC 2 72
Northern Mariana Islands   CC 1 72
Laos 1991 CC 5 65
Madagascar 1993   2 64
Samoa 1985 C 3 61
French Polynesia 1991   2 57
Qatar 2000 ICOC 1 51
Sudan 1988 ICOC. CCCC 3 51
United Arab Emirates   CC 3 51
Libya 1965 CC 2 47
Slovenia 2010 CC 1 47
Kiribati 1993 CC 2 44
Uzbekistan 2012 ICOC 1 40
Somalia 2004 CC 1 39
Oman 2008 ICOC 1 36
Bahrain 1998   1 30
Turks and Caicos 1985 CC 1 30
Syria   ICOC 1 28
Turkmenistan 2012 ICOC 1 25
Palau   CC 1 22
Gibraltar 1976 CC 1 21
Guadeloupe 2002 CC 1 21
Kygryzstan 1996 ICOC 1 21
Seychelles   CC 1 18
Tunisia   CC 1 18
Malta 1973 CC 1 17
Montserrat   CC 1 17
Wallis and Futuna 2010 CC 1 17
Iraq 1995   1 7
      104,191 10,303,907