Church and Tithe Statistics

Church congregation in 1914. Photo courtesy of the Clearwater Tribune.

Arkansas Conference (Organized May 21, 1888)

YearOrdained
Ministers
Licensed
Ministers
Churches/
Companies
MembersTithe
18881210226$119
18891213271$702
18902213273$822
18912313300$914
18922414314$1,363
18933117351$1,500
18952419482$1,300
18993417275$1,458
19002418300$1,551
19013621340$2,437
19025819/9399$2,334
19032515/11444$2,153
19044220403$2,265
19055215460$3,257
19065119/9492$2,809
19076122/5593$4,849
19086220/5579$5,748
19093219/3553$4,493
19104114/1386$5,316
19205326486$18,214
193052201,632$16,249

Louisiana Conference (ORGANIZED August 1, 1901)

YearOrdained
Ministers
Licensed
Ministers
Churches/
Companies
MembersTithe
189302443$973
1899102100$495
1900206/3199$766
1901206/1178$1,743
1902157/1201$2,615
1903328/3233$1,673
1904138/4250$1,913
1905248/4250$1,915
1906159247$2,275
19073310279$2,296
19084211/2297$3,173
19093311242$4,877
19103313264$3,818
19204213673$20,232

Louisiana-Mississippi Conference (organized 1921)

YearOrdained
Ministers
Licensed
Ministers
Churches/
Companies
MembersTithe
193052311,150$25,058

ARKANSAS-Louisiana Conference (ORGANIZED February 23, 1932)

YearOrdained
Ministers
Licensed
Ministers
Churches/
Companies
MembersTithe
193293332,078$22,570
1940116482,757$51,523
1950140372,982$216,412
1960251463,479$400,849
19702712544,852$892.063
1980368777,364$3,167,762
1990384817,735$4,279,588
200044686/49,003$7,232,334
201036086/1311,449$9,610,898
(Yearbook, 1888-2010; Statistical Report, 1899-2010; Martin, 1895)

Citations

(1899 – 2010). Annual Statistical Report. Takoma Park: General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

(1888 – 2010). Yearbook of the Seventh-day Adventist Denomination. Washington, D. C.: Review and Herald Publishing Association.

Martin, J. E. (1895, Sep. 17). Review and Herald, p. 12.