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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 (1978-2014)
Oklahoma Conference (1907-2014)
Southwest Region Conference (1950-2014)
Texas Conference (1907-2014)
Texico Conference (1914-2014)
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 12,302 563 143 117 12,580
Oklahoma Conference 74 8,631 296 88 40 8,846
Southwest Region Conference 95 24,860 736 71 347 25,194
Texas Conference 242 51,271 2,318 222 858 52,651
Texico Conference 71 12,015 395 83 30 12,273
Southwestern Union Conference 569 109,079 4,308 607 1,392 111,544
Field Name Accession Rate Death Rate Dropped/
Missing Rate
Members/
Accession
Members/
Church
Churches/
Minister
Members/
Minister
Arkansas-Louisiana Conference 4.58% 1.16% 0.95% 21.85 144.60
Oklahoma Conference 3.43% 1.02% 0.46% 29.16 119.54
Southwest Region Conference 2.96% 0.29% 1.40% 33.78 265.20
Texas Conference 4.52% 0.43% 1.67% 22.12 217.57
Texico Conference 3.29% 0.69% 0.25% 30.42 172.86
Southwestern Union Conference 3.95% 0.56% 1.28% 25.32 196.04

Main Sub Fields Annual Stats
Annual Charts and Statistics
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Field   2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014  
Churches  533  530  536  541  541  547  550  556  551  572  569
Companies  55  69  74  65  71  80  86  96  86  92  90
Beginning
Membership
 81,154  83,294  86,197  89,071  92,155  95,201  99,207  102,669  105,019  107,316  109,079
Baptisms  3,523  3,597  3,407  3,502  4,022  4,648  4,284  3,651  3,683  3,617  3,581
Professions
of Faith
 889  746  856  807  701  923  795  656  687  609  727
Transfers In  3,185  2,825  3,079  3,024  3,113  3,675  3,518  3,485  3,711  3,563  3,059
Transfers Out  2,864  2,603  2,748  2,616  2,843  3,261  3,048  3,219  3,577  3,369  2,833
Deaths  610  493  576  526  497  544  558  542  567  534  607
Dropped  533  604  413  435  453  406  323  548  425  839  271
Missing  963  696  668  634  866  934  1,155  1,058  1,104  1,231  1,121
Total Gains  7,597  7,168  7,342  7,333  7,836  9,246  8,597  7,792  8,081  7,789  7,367
Total Losses  4,970  4,396  4,405  4,211  4,659  5,145  5,084  5,367  5,673  5,973  4,832
Adjustment  -487  131  -63  -38  -131  -95  -51  -75  -111  -53  -70
Net Growth  2,140  2,903  2,874  3,084  3,046  4,006  3,462  2,350  2,297  1,763  2,465
Ending
Membership
 83,294  86,197  89,071  92,155  95,201  99,207  102,669  105,019  107,316  109,079  111,544
Growth Rate  2.64%  3.49%  3.33%  3.46%  3.31%  4.21%  3.49%  2.29%  2.19%  1.64%  2.26%
Accession Rate  5.44%  5.21%  4.95%  4.84%  5.13%  5.85%  5.12%  4.20%  4.16%  3.94%  3.95%
Death Rate  0.75%  0.59%  0.67%  0.59%  0.54%  0.57%  0.56%  0.53%  0.54%  0.50%  0.56%
Ordained
Ministers
 282  261  266  250  264  253  279  236  268    
Licensed
Ministers
 56  43  42  46  62  68  50  66  51