National Association of Free Will Baptists

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: National Association of Free Will Baptists
Denomination type: Baptist Bodies
Year Reporting: 2007
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Description: This evangelical group of Armenian Baptists was organized by Paul Palmer in 1727 at Chowan, North Carolina. Another movement (teaching the same doctrines of free grace, free salvation and free will) was organized June 30, 1780, in New Durham, N.H., but there was no connection with the southern organization except for a fraternal relationship.
The northern line expanded more rapidly and extended into the West and Southwest. This body merged with the Northern Baptist Convention Oct. 5, 1911, but a remnant of churches reorganized into the Cooperative General Association of Free Will Baptists Dec. 28, 1916, at Pattonsburg, Mo.
Churches in the southern line were organized into various conferences from the beginning and finally united in one General Conference in 1921.
Representatives of the Cooperative General Association and the General Conference joined Nov. 5, 1935 to form the National Association of Free Will Baptists.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: 5233 Mt. View Rd.
Address line 2:
City: Antioch
State: Tennessee
Zip Code: 37013-2306
Country: United States
Phone: (615)731-6812

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Exec. Sec., Keith Burden CMP
Phone: n/a
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Keith Burden
Position: Exec. Secretary
Phone: (615)731-6812

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 185,798
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 185,798
Total Churches: 2,369
Average Attendance: 0
Membership Calculation Method: Census

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 0
Other Service to the Church: 0
Retired: 0
Total Clergy: 0

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 2,369
Pupils: 106,397
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 106,397

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $25,980,945.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $105,481,483.00
Total Financial: $13,146,242,800
Receipts/Expenditures: Receipts