Community of Christ

Community of Christ

1001 W. Walnut
Independence, MO 64050-3562
United States

Attesting Officer
Candice Shoemaker
Administrative Assistant, CGGC Office


Media Contact
Kendra Friend
Communications

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Community of Christ's mission is to proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace. Founded on April 6, 1830, this Christian denomination is present in nearly 50 nations with approximately 250,000 members worldwide. The church's Temple, located in the international headquarters complex, is dedicated to peace, reconciliation, and healing of the Spirit. Priesthood includes both men and women.


Full Communicants Average Attendance Other Members Total Inclusive Members Total Churches Membership Calculation Method
2007
178,328
0
0
178,328
935
2005
180,339
0
0
180,339
1,236
2004
176,176
0
13
176,189
1,236
2003
163,850
0
0
163,850
904
2001
137,844
0
0
137,844
1,346
1999
137,038
0
27
137,065
1,236
1998
140,218
0
27
140,245
1,236
1997
248,450
0
73
248,523
1,237
1995
177,779
0
0
177,779
1,160
1992
150,143
0
0
150,143
1,001
1990
189,524
0
0
189,524
1,025
1989
190,183
0
0
190,183
1,048
1988
190,950
0
0
190,950
1,137
1987
191,618
0
0
191,618
1,097
1986
192,077
0
0
192,077
1,094
1985
192,082
0
0
192,082
1,101
1984
192,445
0
0
192,445
1,070
1983
192,830
0
0
192,830
1,059
1982
201,460
0
0
201,460
1,061
1980
190,087
0
0
190,087
1,056
1979
188,580
0
0
188,580
1,045
1978
185,636
0
0
185,636
1,048
1977
186,414
0
0
186,414
1,054
1976
185,839
0
0
185,839
1,053
1975
157,762
0
0
157,762
1,048
Serving Churches Retired Other Service to the Church Total Clergy
2007
0
0
0
20,420
2005
0
0
0
20,420
2004
0
0
0
19,318
2003
0
0
0
16,026
2001
0
0
0
19,352
1999
0
0
0
20,370
1998
19,319
0
0
19,319
1997
0
0
0
19,188
1995
16,671
0
0
16,671
1992
0
0
0
16,742
1990
16,666
0
0
16,666
1989
16,182
0
0
16,912
1988
17,048
0
0
17,048
1987
16,929
0
0
16,929
1986
16,585
0
0
16,585
1985
16,411
0
0
16,411
1984
16,545
0
0
16,545
1983
16,400
0
0
16,400
1982
16,533
0
0
16,533
1980
16,574
0
0
16,574
1979
16,386
0
0
16,386
1978
16,039
0
0
16,039
1977
15,907
0
0
15,907
1976
15,701
0
0
15,701
1975
15,454
0
0
15,454
Total Schools Staff Pupils Total Individuals
1970
1,150
0
0
58,500
1969
1,200
0
0
0
1968
1,200
0
0
0
1967
875
0
0
70,200
1966
1,200
0
0
91,300
1965
1,015
9,510
78,600
88,110
1964
1,010
9,380
77,400
86,780
1963
980
9,200
75,700
84,900
1962
980
9,200
75,700
84,900
1961
975
9,000
75,000
84,000
1960
875
9,000
75,000
84,000
1959
950
9,580
76,200
85,780
1958
935
9,510
74,765
84,275
1957
935
9,500
74,800
84,300
1956
935
9,650
74,582
84,232
1955
845
7,123
73,500
80,623
1954
834
7,350
73,450
80,800
1952
807
5,100
40,900
46,000
1951
907
6,000
37,000
43,000
1949
652
4,704
33,296
38,000
1926
514
0
0
30,855
1923
875
0
60,376
60,376
1922
875
0
60,376
60,376
1921
832
0
45,719
45,719
1919
834
0
56,800
56,800
Total Benevolences Total Financials Total Giving Local Expenses Method
2007
$16,851,187
$39,121,403
$22,270,216
2002
$24,317,726
$42,535,613
$18,217,887
2001
$18,113,944
$37,971,071
$19,857,127
1997
$14,769,324
$30,691,085
$15,921,761
1970
$5,343,374
$10,638,374
$5,295,000
1968
$5,105,096
$9,804,200
$4,699,104
1923
$0
$672,000
$0
1922
$0
$480,000
$0
1919
$0
$426,000
$0
1917
$0
$145,036
$0