3,444 Churches Organized.
There are 30 years since 1916 that averaged one church organized per week.
The last time this happened was 1958.
172 more churches have only a start date; not yet organized.
1958 The year with the most churches organized
90 Churches organized in 1958
93 Churches organized between 2005-2014
There have been 2,358 churches closed between 1909-2014.
More on this in a later post.
Nazarene Research Services, Lenexa, KS
Church of the Nazarene District Journals 2014
Raw Data - Nazarene Research Services - June 2015