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Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE (1913-Present)
Parent Field:  General Conference (1901-Present)
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (1913-Present)
Sub Fields: Arkansas-Louisiana Conference (1978-2013)
Oklahoma Conference (1907-2013)
Southwest Region Conference (1950-2013)
Texas Conference (1907-2013)
Texico Conference (1914-2013)
Historical Names: SOUTHWEST DISTRICT (1890-1900)
SOUTHWEST DISTRICT (1901-1901)
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE (GENERAL) (1902-1906)
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE (1907-1912)
SOUTHWESTERN 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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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
Arkansas-Louisiana Conference 87 12,145 406 100 119 12,302
Oklahoma Conference 75 8,645 282 117 206 8,631
Southwest Region Conference 104 24,542 1,031 75 691 24,860
Texas Conference 235 50,154 2,166 187 954 51,271
Texico Conference 71 11,830 341 55 100 12,015
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 572 107,316 4,226 534 2,070 109,079
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Arkansas-Louisiana Conference 3.34% 0.82% 0.98% 29.91 141.40
Oklahoma Conference 3.26% 1.35% 2.38% 30.66 115.08
Southwest Region Conference 4.20% 0.31% 2.82% 23.80 239.04
Texas Conference 4.32% 0.37% 1.90% 23.16 218.17
Texico Conference 2.88% 0.46% 0.85% 34.69 169.23
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 3.94% 0.50% 1.93% 25.39 190.70

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Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  
Churches  540  533  530  536  541  541  547  550  556  551  572
Companies  58  55  69  74  65  71  80  86  96  86  92
Beginning
Membership
 77,843  81,154  83,294  86,197  89,071  92,155  95,201  99,207  102,669  105,019  107,316
Baptisms  3,648  3,523  3,597  3,407  3,502  4,022  4,648  4,284  3,651  3,683  3,617
Professions
of Faith
 924  889  746  856  807  701  923  795  656  687  609
Transfers In  3,160  3,185  2,825  3,079  3,024  3,113  3,675  3,518  3,485  3,711  3,563
Transfers Out  2,866  2,864  2,603  2,748  2,616  2,843  3,261  3,048  3,219  3,577  3,369
Deaths  524  610  493  576  526  497  544  558  542  567  534
Dropped  378  533  604  413  435  453  406  323  548  425  839
Missing  696  963  696  668  634  866  934  1,155  1,058  1,104  1,231
Total Gains  7,732  7,597  7,168  7,342  7,333  7,836  9,246  8,597  7,792  8,081  7,789
Total Losses  4,464  4,970  4,396  4,405  4,211  4,659  5,145  5,084  5,367  5,673  5,973
Adjustment  43  -487  131  -63  -38  -131  -95  -51  -75  -111  -53
Net Growth  3,311  2,140  2,903  2,874  3,084  3,046  4,006  3,462  2,350  2,297  1,763
Ending
Membership
 81,154  83,294  86,197  89,071  92,155  95,201  99,207  102,669  105,019  107,316  109,079
Growth Rate  4.25%  2.64%  3.49%  3.33%  3.46%  3.31%  4.21%  3.49%  2.29%  2.19%  1.64%
Accession Rate  5.87%  5.44%  5.21%  4.95%  4.84%  5.13%  5.85%  5.12%  4.20%  4.16%  3.94%
Death Rate  0.67%  0.75%  0.59%  0.67%  0.59%  0.54%  0.57%  0.56%  0.53%  0.54%  0.50%
Ordained
Ministers
 269  282  261  266  250  264  253  279  236  268  
Licensed
Ministers
 57  56  43  42  46  62  68  50  66  51