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SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-Present)
Sub Fields: Carolina Conference (1932-2012)
Florida Conference (1932-2012)
Georgia-Cumberland Conference (1932-2012)
Gulf States Conference (1984-2012)
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference (1932-2012)
South Atlantic Conference (1946-2012)
South Central Conference (1946-2012)
Southeastern Conference (1978-2012)
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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Sub Fields:
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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 121 20,802 682 137 239 21,206 95
Florida Conference 197 61,234 2,436 468 1,503 62,042 204
Georgia-Cumberland Conference 163 36,510 1,039 306 397 37,070 136
Gulf States Conference 78 11,002 576 111 269 11,311 41
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference 98 13,942 349 108 128 14,150 52
South Atlantic Conference 155 43,542 1,470 116 68 44,830 91
South Central Conference 147 29,929 1,583 121 57 31,352 101
Southeastern Conference 142 43,731 2,366 140 313 45,630 95
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 1,101 260,692 10,501 1,507 2,974 267,591 852
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Carolina Conference 3.28% 0.66% 1.15% 30.50 175.26 1.27 223.22
Florida Conference 3.98% 0.76% 2.45% 25.14 314.93 0.97 304.13
Georgia-Cumberland Conference 2.85% 0.84% 1.09% 35.14 227.42 1.20 272.57
Gulf States Conference 5.24% 1.01% 2.45% 19.10 145.01 1.90 275.88
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference 2.50% 0.77% 0.92% 39.95 144.39 1.88 272.12
South Atlantic Conference 3.38% 0.27% 0.16% 29.62 289.23 1.70 492.64
South Central Conference 5.29% 0.40% 0.19% 18.91 213.28 1.46 310.42
Southeastern Conference 5.41% 0.32% 0.72% 18.48 321.34 1.49 480.32
SOUTHERN UNION CONFERENCE 4.03% 0.58% 1.14% 24.83 243.04 1.29 314.07

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  975  986  1,023  1,043  1,054  1,055  1,063  1,068  1,070  1,086  1,101
Companies  74  90  91  91  99  134  150  154  166  173  172
Beginning
Membership
 201,847  208,015  213,956  220,785  225,987  233,164  239,794  248,218  250,767  253,187  260,692
Baptisms  6,730  6,505  6,564  6,631  7,457  7,410  7,558  9,618  8,391  9,164  8,961
Professions
of Faith
 1,427  1,393  1,393  1,369  1,336  1,379  1,283  1,448  1,394  1,480  1,540
Transfers In  6,955  7,103  6,035  7,655  7,842  8,612  7,931  7,595  6,786  7,178  6,969
Transfers Out  5,977  5,769  4,724  6,044  6,288  6,978  6,816  6,565  6,096  6,278  6,007
Deaths  1,146  1,144  1,222  1,570  1,376  1,341  1,570  1,506  1,484  1,546  1,507
Dropped  923  1,053  833  1,094  951  951  1,031  806  935  877  851
Missing  879  1,990  787  1,932  1,593  2,239  1,422  1,773  2,221  2,045  2,123
Total Gains  15,112  15,001  13,992  15,655  16,635  17,401  16,772  18,661  16,571  17,822  17,470
Total Losses  8,925  9,956  7,566  10,640  10,208  11,509  10,839  10,650  10,736  10,746  10,488
Adjustment  -19  896  403  187  750  738  2,491  -5,462  -3,415  429  -83
Net Growth  6,168  5,941  6,829  5,202  7,177  6,630  8,424  2,549  2,420  7,505  6,899
Ending
Membership
 208,015  213,956  220,785  225,987  233,164  239,794  248,218  250,767  253,187  260,692  267,591
Growth Rate  3.06%  2.86%  3.19%  2.36%  3.18%  2.84%  3.51%  1.03%  0.97%  2.96%  2.65%
Accession Rate  4.04%  3.80%  3.72%  3.62%  3.89%  3.77%  3.69%  4.46%  3.90%  4.20%  4.03%
Death Rate  0.57%  0.55%  0.57%  0.71%  0.61%  0.58%  0.65%  0.61%  0.59%  0.61%  0.58%
Ordained
Ministers
 699  717  691  712  714  725  686  692  683  710  716
Licensed
Ministers
 127  125  111  92  82  89  142  112  103  122  136