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SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-Present)
Sub Fields: Carolina Conference (1932-2014)
Florida Conference (1932-2014)
Georgia-Cumberland Conference (1932-2014)
Gulf States Conference (1984-2014)
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference (1932-2014)
South Atlantic Conference (1946-2014)
South Central Conference (1946-2014)
Southeastern Conference (1978-2014)
Historical Names: SOUTHERN DISTRICT (1890-1900)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1901-1906)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1907-1912)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-Present)
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Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
NORTH AMERICAN UNION CONFERENCE (1901-1906)
UNITED STATES DIVISION (1907-1912)
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Southern Union Conference

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
Carolina Conference 125 21,564 715 180 136 22,034
Florida Conference 199 62,099 2,556 577 1,125 63,256
Georgia-Cumberland Conference 166 37,700 1,193 282 274 38,551
Gulf States Conference 80 11,506 493 93 29 11,901
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference 98 14,181 382 117 124 14,360
South Atlantic Conference 147 46,149 1,154 125 111 47,082
South Central Conference 147 32,473 961 109 165 33,216
Southeastern Conference 142 46,958 1,528 120 276 48,122
Southern Union Conference 1,104 272,630 8,982 1,603 2,240 278,522
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Carolina Conference 3.32% 0.83% 0.63% 30.16 176.27
Florida Conference 4.12% 0.93% 1.81% 24.30 317.87
Georgia-Cumberland Conference 3.16% 0.75% 0.73% 31.60 232.23
Gulf States Conference 4.28% 0.81% 0.25% 23.34 148.76
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference 2.69% 0.83% 0.87% 37.12 146.53
South Atlantic Conference 2.50% 0.27% 0.24% 39.99 320.29
South Central Conference 2.96% 0.34% 0.51% 33.79 225.96
Southeastern Conference 3.25% 0.26% 0.59% 30.73 338.89
Southern Union Conference 3.29% 0.59% 0.82% 30.35 252.28

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Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014  
Churches  1,023  1,043  1,054  1,055  1,063  1,068  1,070  1,086  1,101  1,102  1,104
Companies  91  91  99  134  150  154  166  173  172  180  185
Beginning
Membership
 213,956  220,785  225,987  233,164  239,794  248,218  250,767  253,187  260,692  267,591  272,630
Baptisms  6,564  6,631  7,457  7,410  7,558  9,618  8,391  9,164  8,961  7,719  7,156
Professions
of Faith
 1,393  1,369  1,336  1,379  1,283  1,448  1,394  1,480  1,540  1,743  1,826
Transfers In  6,035  7,655  7,842  8,612  7,931  7,595  6,786  7,178  6,969  6,850  7,021
Transfers Out  4,724  6,044  6,288  6,978  6,816  6,565  6,096  6,278  6,007  6,125  6,346
Deaths  1,222  1,570  1,376  1,341  1,570  1,506  1,484  1,546  1,507  1,578  1,603
Dropped  833  1,094  951  951  1,031  806  935  877  851  2,290  759
Missing  787  1,932  1,593  2,239  1,422  1,773  2,221  2,045  2,123  1,650  1,481
Total Gains  13,992  15,655  16,635  17,401  16,772  18,661  16,571  17,822  17,470  16,312  16,003
Total Losses  7,566  10,640  10,208  11,509  10,839  10,650  10,736  10,746  10,488  11,643  10,189
Adjustment  403  187  750  738  2,491  -5,462  -3,415  429  -83  370  78
Net Growth  6,829  5,202  7,177  6,630  8,424  2,549  2,420  7,505  6,899  5,039  5,892
Ending
Membership
 220,785  225,987  233,164  239,794  248,218  250,767  253,187  260,692  267,591  272,630  278,522
Growth Rate  3.19%  2.36%  3.18%  2.84%  3.51%  1.03%  0.97%  2.96%  2.65%  1.88%  2.16%
Accession Rate  3.72%  3.62%  3.89%  3.77%  3.69%  4.46%  3.90%  4.20%  4.03%  3.54%  3.29%
Death Rate  0.57%  0.71%  0.61%  0.58%  0.65%  0.61%  0.59%  0.61%  0.58%  0.59%  0.59%
Ordained
Ministers
 691  712  714  725  686  692  683  710  716    
Licensed
Ministers
 111  92  82  89  142  112  103  122  136