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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 (1978-2012)
Oklahoma Conference (1907-2012)
Southwest Region Conference (1950-2012)
Texas Conference (1907-2012)
Texico Conference (1914-2012)
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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Southwestern 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
Arkansas-Louisiana Conference 86 11,955 427 134 127 12,145 40
Oklahoma Conference 71 8,441 369 65 60 8,645 37
Southwest Region Conference 102 24,032 876 61 539 24,542 56
Texas Conference 223 48,980 2,159 232 642 50,154 141
Texico Conference 69 11,611 539 75 161 11,830 32
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 551 105,019 4,370 567 1,529 107,316 319
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Arkansas-Louisiana Conference 3.57% 1.12% 1.06% 28.00 141.22 2.15 303.63
Oklahoma Conference 4.37% 0.77% 0.71% 22.88 121.76 1.92 233.65
Southwest Region Conference 3.65% 0.25% 2.24% 27.43 240.61 1.82 438.25
Texas Conference 4.41% 0.47% 1.31% 22.69 224.91 1.58 355.70
Texico Conference 4.64% 0.65% 1.39% 21.54 171.45 2.16 369.69
SOUTHWESTERN UNION CONFERENCE 4.16% 0.54% 1.46% 24.03 194.77 1.73 336.41

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  532  540  533  530  536  541  541  547  550  556  551
Companies  56  58  55  69  74  65  71  80  86  96  86
Beginning
Membership
 75,385  77,843  81,154  83,294  86,197  89,071  92,155  95,201  99,207  102,669  105,019
Baptisms  3,193  3,648  3,523  3,597  3,407  3,502  4,022  4,648  4,284  3,651  3,683
Professions
of Faith
 764  924  889  746  856  807  701  923  795  656  687
Transfers In  3,123  3,160  3,185  2,825  3,079  3,024  3,113  3,675  3,518  3,485  3,711
Transfers Out  2,964  2,866  2,864  2,603  2,748  2,616  2,843  3,261  3,048  3,219  3,577
Deaths  519  524  610  493  576  526  497  544  558  542  567
Dropped  422  378  533  604  413  435  453  406  323  548  425
Missing  581  696  963  696  668  634  866  934  1,155  1,058  1,104
Total Gains  7,080  7,732  7,597  7,168  7,342  7,333  7,836  9,246  8,597  7,792  8,081
Total Losses  4,486  4,464  4,970  4,396  4,405  4,211  4,659  5,145  5,084  5,367  5,673
Adjustment  -136  43  -487  131  -63  -38  -131  -95  -51  -75  -111
Net Growth  2,458  3,311  2,140  2,903  2,874  3,084  3,046  4,006  3,462  2,350  2,297
Ending
Membership
 77,843  81,154  83,294  86,197  89,071  92,155  95,201  99,207  102,669  105,019  107,316
Growth Rate  3.26%  4.25%  2.64%  3.49%  3.33%  3.46%  3.31%  4.21%  3.49%  2.29%  2.19%
Accession Rate  5.25%  5.87%  5.44%  5.21%  4.95%  4.84%  5.13%  5.85%  5.12%  4.20%  4.16%
Death Rate  0.69%  0.67%  0.75%  0.59%  0.67%  0.59%  0.54%  0.57%  0.56%  0.53%  0.54%
Ordained
Ministers
 271  269  282  261  266  250  264  253  279  236  268
Licensed
Ministers
 70  57  56  43  42  46  62  68  50  66  51