General Secretary releases 2023 statistics

General Secretary releases 2023 statistics

by
Nazarene News Staff
| 25 Jan 2024
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General Secretary Gary Hartke and Nazarene Research Services released the annual Church of the Nazarene statistical report for 2023. This detailed report documents the missional activities of the denomination on a global scale, showing growth for the Church of the Nazarene over the statistical year and continued growth over the past decade.

“The Annual Church Statistical Report provides insight into our dedication to make Christlike disciples in the nations,” Hartke said. “We thank God for this continued growth in 2023 through our 30,747 local churches.”

Global reports show total current membership for the Church of the Nazarene at 2,724,006, a net increase of 2.69% from 2023 and a 20.36% increase in the last decade.

The denomination welcomed in 129,449 new Nazarenes this year and saw a total of 105,321 new professions of faith.

The fastest-growing regions in membership were Asia-Pacific (10.27 percent) and Africa (7.54 percent). The global average weekly in-person worship attendance was 1,277,099, and the average weekly online worship attendance was 263,402.

The Church of the Nazarene has 19,321 ordained elders, 893 ordained deacons, and 11,140 licensed ministers.

To view the 2023 report, click on the respective language.
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