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COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE (1946-Present)
Parent Field:  NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-Present)
Sub Fields: Allegheny East Conference (1967-2012)
Allegheny West Conference (1967-2012)
Chesapeake Conference (1907-2012)
Mountain View Conference (1971-2012)
New Jersey Conference of SDA, Inc (2008-2012)
Ohio Conference (1908-2012)
Pennsylvania Conference (1964-2012)
Potomac Conference (1924-2012)
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Columbia Union Conference

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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
Allegheny East Conference 116 35,086 1,103 112 105 36,551 125
Allegheny West Conference 58 14,030 140 25 13 14,152 41
Chesapeake Conference 65 13,924 414 94 86 14,224 63
Mountain View Conference 33 2,270 67 30 43 2,282 16
New Jersey Conference of SDA, Inc 88 14,031 804 51 241 14,466 36
Ohio Conference 91 11,464 273 101 57 11,605 51
Pennsylvania Conference 104 10,775 485 106 273 10,899 41
Potomac Conference 141 33,698 1,126 168 1,066 33,603 110
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 696 135,278 4,412 687 1,884 137,782 532
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Allegheny East Conference 3.14% 0.32% 0.30% 31.81 315.09 0.93 292.41
Allegheny West Conference 1.00% 0.18% 0.09% 100.21 244.00 1.41 345.17
Chesapeake Conference 2.97% 0.68% 0.62% 33.63 218.83 1.03 225.78
Mountain View Conference 2.95% 1.32% 1.89% 33.88 69.15 2.06 142.63
New Jersey Conference of SDA, Inc 5.73% 0.36% 1.72% 17.45 164.39 2.44 401.83
Ohio Conference 2.38% 0.88% 0.50% 41.99 127.53 1.78 227.55
Pennsylvania Conference 4.50% 0.98% 2.53% 22.22 104.80 2.54 265.83
Potomac Conference 3.34% 0.50% 3.16% 29.93 238.32 1.28 305.48
COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE 3.26% 0.51% 1.39% 30.66 197.96 1.31 258.99

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  
Churches  605  618  617  618  624  629  644  650  665  681  696
Companies  58  55  64  73  97  97  89  92  108  100  97
Beginning
Membership
 110,521  112,842  115,175  117,956  120,455  123,219  124,603  127,761  132,610  136,193  135,278
Baptisms  3,687  3,886  3,912  3,753  4,498  3,484  4,082  4,780  3,853  3,745  3,795
Professions
of Faith
 823  767  763  917  1,020  851  678  758  651  600  617
Transfers In  3,439  3,093  3,084  2,869  3,562  3,088  3,180  3,236  3,552  3,365  2,876
Transfers Out  3,311  3,073  3,040  2,909  3,674  3,219  3,004  3,407  3,439  3,284  2,799
Deaths  734  750  664  750  742  825  761  721  703  785  687
Dropped  803  846  822  697  730  883  743  658  563  651  508
Missing  765  598  497  695  1,087  936  876  1,392  788  1,052  1,376
Total Gains  7,949  7,746  7,759  7,539  9,080  7,423  7,940  8,774  8,056  7,710  7,288
Total Losses  5,613  5,267  5,023  5,051  6,233  5,863  5,384  6,178  5,493  5,772  5,370
Adjustment  -15  -146  45  11  -83  -176  602  2,253  1,020  -2,853  586
Net Growth  2,321  2,333  2,781  2,499  2,764  1,384  3,158  4,849  3,583  -915  2,504
Ending
Membership
 112,842  115,175  117,956  120,455  123,219  124,603  127,761  132,610  136,193  135,278  137,782
Growth Rate  2.10%  2.07%  2.41%  2.12%  2.29%  1.12%  2.53%  3.80%  2.70%  -0.67%  1.85%
Accession Rate  4.08%  4.12%  4.06%  3.96%  4.58%  3.52%  3.82%  4.33%  3.40%  3.19%  3.26%
Death Rate  0.66%  0.66%  0.58%  0.64%  0.62%  0.67%  0.61%  0.56%  0.53%  0.58%  0.51%
Ordained
Ministers
 394  385  401  410  419  409  404  372  405  402  450
Licensed
Ministers
 62  67  63  61  56  67  132  62  91  82  82