California Church Directory

California Church Directory

Welcome to the California church guide, an ongoing and ever-growing resource for people looking for Christian resources in California. Find Christian resources in California by county which include Los Angeles County Churches,  Orange County Churches,  San Diego County Churches,  Riverside County Churches,  San Bernardino County Churches,  Santa Clara County Churches. Find Christian resources in California by city which include Los Angeles Churches,  San Diego Churches,  San Jose Churches,  San Francisco Churches,  Long Beach Churches,  Fresno Churches. Our goal is to build this into a comprehensive directory for Christian churches and Christian education, plus activities and entertainment that suit a Christian lifestyle. The purpose of the guide is to be relevant and useful if you are already active in the California Christian community. It should also be relevant and useful for visitors and those looking to relocate to California. We want this directory to reflect your needs. We are committed to developing and expanding the guide, through new links, new background information, and spotlights on specific local activities, based on your feedback.

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To browse churches by county in California, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in California

Evangelical Denominations2,433,216
Catholic Church10,079,310
American Baptist Churches170,932
Assemblies of God310,522
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)34,750
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ84,169
Christian Reformed Church23,359
Church of the Nazarene89,522
Episcopal Church168,895
Evangelical Lutheran Church171,110
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel116,039
Presbyterian Church229,918
Seventh-Day Adventist Church187,058
United Church of Christ50,493
United Methodist Church228,844

Non-Denominational Christians in California

Independent, Charismatic Churches195,425
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches134,355

Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.


About California - Background Information

Total population36,457,549
Population per square mile217.2 people
Births544,843
Median income$49,894
Average travel time to work27.7 minutes
Number of companies2,908,758
Size of California155959.34 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau

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