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SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-Present)
Sub Fields: Carolina Conference (1932-2013)
Florida Conference (1932-2013)
Georgia-Cumberland Conference (1932-2013)
Gulf States Conference (1984-2013)
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference (1932-2013)
South Atlantic Conference (1946-2013)
South Central Conference (1946-2013)
Southeastern Conference (1978-2013)
Historical Names: SOUTHERN DISTRICT (1890-1900)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1901-1906)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1907-1912)
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-Present)
Historical
Parent Fields:
Church Total (1863-1900)
NORTH AMERICAN UNION CONFERENCE (1901-1906)
UNITED STATES DIVISION (1907-1912)
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Southern Union Conference

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Field Name Churches Beginning
Membership
Accessions
(Bapt&POF)
Deaths Dropped
& Missing
Ending
Membership
Ord & Lic
Ministers
Carolina Conference 123 21,206 714 192 216 21,564
Florida Conference 200 62,042 2,684 461 2,527 62,099
Georgia-Cumberland Conference 164 37,070 1,114 336 455 37,700
Gulf States Conference 78 11,311 330 93 89 11,506
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference 99 14,150 269 127 190 14,181
South Atlantic Conference 150 44,830 1,812 127 287 46,149
South Central Conference 147 31,352 1,148 104 16 32,473
Southeastern Conference 141 45,630 1,391 138 160 46,958
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 1,102 267,591 9,462 1,578 3,940 272,630
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Carolina Conference 3.37% 0.91% 1.02% 29.70 175.32
Florida Conference 4.33% 0.74% 4.07% 23.12 310.50
Georgia-Cumberland Conference 3.01% 0.91% 1.23% 33.28 229.88
Gulf States Conference 2.92% 0.82% 0.79% 34.28 147.51
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference 1.90% 0.90% 1.34% 52.60 143.24
South Atlantic Conference 4.04% 0.28% 0.64% 24.74 307.66
South Central Conference 3.66% 0.33% 0.05% 27.31 220.90
Southeastern Conference 3.05% 0.30% 0.35% 32.80 333.04
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 3.54% 0.59% 1.47% 28.28 247.40

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  
Churches  986  1,023  1,043  1,054  1,055  1,063  1,068  1,070  1,086  1,101  1,102
Companies  90  91  91  99  134  150  154  166  173  172  180
Beginning
Membership
 208,015  213,956  220,785  225,987  233,164  239,794  248,218  250,767  253,187  260,692  267,591
Baptisms  6,505  6,564  6,631  7,457  7,410  7,558  9,618  8,391  9,164  8,961  7,719
Professions
of Faith
 1,393  1,393  1,369  1,336  1,379  1,283  1,448  1,394  1,480  1,540  1,743
Transfers In  7,103  6,035  7,655  7,842  8,612  7,931  7,595  6,786  7,178  6,969  6,850
Transfers Out  5,769  4,724  6,044  6,288  6,978  6,816  6,565  6,096  6,278  6,007  6,125
Deaths  1,144  1,222  1,570  1,376  1,341  1,570  1,506  1,484  1,546  1,507  1,578
Dropped  1,053  833  1,094  951  951  1,031  806  935  877  851  2,290
Missing  1,990  787  1,932  1,593  2,239  1,422  1,773  2,221  2,045  2,123  1,650
Total Gains  15,001  13,992  15,655  16,635  17,401  16,772  18,661  16,571  17,822  17,470  16,312
Total Losses  9,956  7,566  10,640  10,208  11,509  10,839  10,650  10,736  10,746  10,488  11,643
Adjustment  896  403  187  750  738  2,491  -5,462  -3,415  429  -83  370
Net Growth  5,941  6,829  5,202  7,177  6,630  8,424  2,549  2,420  7,505  6,899  5,039
Ending
Membership
 213,956  220,785  225,987  233,164  239,794  248,218  250,767  253,187  260,692  267,591  272,630
Growth Rate  2.86%  3.19%  2.36%  3.18%  2.84%  3.51%  1.03%  0.97%  2.96%  2.65%  1.88%
Accession Rate  3.80%  3.72%  3.62%  3.89%  3.77%  3.69%  4.46%  3.90%  4.20%  4.03%  3.54%
Death Rate  0.55%  0.57%  0.71%  0.61%  0.58%  0.65%  0.61%  0.59%  0.61%  0.58%  0.59%
Ordained
Ministers
 717  691  712  714  725  686  692  683  710  716  
Licensed
Ministers
 125  111  92  82  89  142  112  103  122  136