Most Populated Churches in World by Congregation Members

Christianity has taken  a new shape and measures after the death of the apostles; new doctrines, denominations, pastors and priests have come to stay. There are now above 2,000,000 registered pastors and priest preciding over a large congregations each.

We will be showing you the most populated churches in world by congregation members. Now you know, before now, records of church population have never cease to take place; we can recall how it all stated in the days of Jesus were 5000 peole were fed in the desert after being preached to.

Also in the days of the apostles the record of the church number was given in the book of Acts of the Apostle; where bible recorded that after the disciples were Baptized by the Holy Ghost, they began to speak in new tongues and so many people gathered and from that occasion alone, above 1000 plus (members) were added to the church. So we will be given you the present record of churches by denominations.

Most Populated Churches in World by Congregation Members

Our result will be generally on all doctrines and denominations , lets see our findings below:

CHRISTIANITY – Above 2.42 Billion 

  1. Catholic Church – 1.28 billion
  2. Protestantism – 920 million
  3. Anglicanism – 85 million
  4. Eastern Orthodoc Church – 270 million
  5. Oriental Orthodoxy Church – 86 million
  6. Restorationism and  Nontrinitarianism – 35 million
  7. Independent Catholicism – 18 million
  8. Minor Branches 1 million.

Most Populated Catholic Churches in the world

The list below are the churches with Catholic doctrines or had existence from catholic:

  1. Latin Church -1.255 million
  2. rominent movements:
  3. Catholic Charismatic Renewal – 160 million[4]
  4. Blue Army of Our Lady of Fátima – 20 million
  5. Legion of Mary (active and auxiliary) – 10 million
  6. International Catholic Conference of Scouting – 8 million
  7. Cursillo – 5 million
  8. Worldwide Marriage Encounter – 5 million couples
  9. Marian Movement of Priests – 5 million
  10. Militia Immaculatae – 3 million
  11. International Alliance of Catholic Knights – several million
  12. Knights of Columbus – 1.9 million
  13. Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement – several million
  14. Nocturnal Adoration Societies – 2 million
  15. Neocatechumenal Way – 1 million
  16. Couples for Christ – 1 million
  17. Society of Saint Vincent de Paul – 0.8 million
  18. Secular Franciscan Order – 0.4 million
  19. Young Christian Workers (JOC) – 0.2 million
  20. School of the Cross – 0.2 million
  21. Focolare Movement – 0.14 million
  22. Christian Life Community – 0.12 million
  23. Opus Dei – 0.095 million
  24. Pax Romana (organization) – 0.06 million.

Protestantism Churches 

  1. Baptist churches – 75–105 million
  2. Southern Baptist Convention – 15.0 million
  3. National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. – 7.5 million
  4. Nigerian Baptist Convention – 5.0 million
  5. National Missionary Baptist Convention of America – 3.1 million
  6. National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. – 3.1 million
  7. Baptist Union of Uganda – 2.5 million
  8. Baptist Community of Western Congo
  9. Baptist General Convention of Texas – 2.1 million
  10. Baptist Convention of Tanzania – 2.0 million
  11. Brazilian Baptist Convention – 1.6 million
  12. Progressive National Baptist Convention – 1.5 million
  13. Council of Baptist Churches in Northeast India – 1.3 million
  14. American Baptist Churches USA – 1.2 million
  15. Baptist Bible Fellowship International – 1.2 million
  16. Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention – 1.1 million
  17. Baptist Community of the Congo River – 1.1 million
  18. National Primitive Baptist Convention of the U.S.A. – 1.0 million
  19. Myanmar Baptist Convention – 1.0 million
  20. Cooperative Baptist Fellowship – 0.8 million
  21. Baptist General Association of Virginia – 0.6 million
  22. Baptist Convention of Kenya – 0.6 million

The Most Populated Anglican Churches in the world

  • Church of England – 25.0 million
  • Church of Nigeria – 18.0 million
  • Church of Uganda – 8.1 million
  • Anglican Church of Kenya – 5.0 million
  • Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan – 4.5 million
  • Church of South India – 3.8 million
  • Anglican Church of Australia – 3.1 million
  • Anglican Church of Southern Africa – 2.3 million
  • Anglican Church of Tanzania – 2.0 million
  • Episcopal Church in the United States – 1.9 million
  • Anglican Church of Canada – 1.6 million
  • Church of North India – 1.5 million
  • Anglican Church of Rwanda – 1.0 million
  • Church of the Province of Central Africa – 0.9 million
  • Anglican Church of Burundi – 0.8 million
  • Church in the Province of the West Indies – 0.8 million
  • Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia – 0.5 million
  • Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean – 0.5 million
  • Church of Christ in Congo–Anglican Community of Congo – 0.5 million
  • Church of Pakistan – 0.5 million

The Most Populated Pentecostal Church in the world

Yoido Full Gospel Church is the most populated Pentecostal church in South Korea and in the world, it was founded by Rev Dr. David Yonggie Cho in 1973. It has above 480,000 members and it’s now presently head by Young Hoon.

 

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