World Convention is currently building a global reference for the countries and territories where we know there are Christian – Churches of Christ – Disciples of Christ Congregations. Of the 193 United Nations States, the Stone-Campbell Movement exists in 174. This listing includes other nations and territories, numbering 195 countries where there is at least one representation of our churches.
Rather than waiting for comprehensive, complete information we are putting up the details we have available. If you can correct or add to this information, please contact the World Convention Office with details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qatar borders with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. Qatar is a monarchy ruled by the Al Thani family since the mid-19th century.
67.7% Muslim, 13.8% Christian, 13.8% Hindu, 3.1% Buddhist. The Christian population is overwhelmingly foreign workers in Qatar. Christian groups include the Mar Thoma Church, Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Copts, Anglicans, and Roman Catholics.
The International Churches of Christ planted the Desert Stream Christian Church (Qatar ICOC) in Doha in the year 2000.
Created by Gary Holloway, October 17, 2013