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How many churches are there in Bladen County? How many adherents (supporters or followers)? and what denominations are represented in the county?
 
According to a website, The Association of Religious Data Archives that was completed in 2010 there are 120 congregations listed in Bladen County.  That number is skewed somewhat because reports are incomplete from congregations and adherents from the larger African-American denominations.
 
Based on what was available, the largest number of churches and adherents by denomination were:
 
Southern Baptist Churches totaled 39 congregations with 9,138 adherents.
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Churches 26 congregations and 4,470 adherents
United Methodist Church, 12 congregations with 2,350 adherents.
Presbyterian Church (USA), 7 congregations with 651 adherents.
Pentecostal FWB Church, 7 congregations, report incomplete.
 
Others not included but a large number is African-American Baptist Churches.
 
Other denominations included in the report in alphabetical order:
African Methodist Episcopal Church
Assemblies of God
Baha'i'
Catholic
Church of God (Cleveland, Tn)
Church of God of Prophecy
Churches of Christ
Convention of Original Free Will Baptists
Episcopal Church
International Association of Free Will Baptists
Non-denominational
Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church
Seventh-day Adventist Church
United Holy Church of America, Inc.
United Pentecostal Church International
 
The report indicated adherents or supporters was 53.8% of the total population of the county.

    
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