List of churches by attendance

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This is a list of churches by attendance.

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Hartford Institute reports

2015

These figures are from ongoing research by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. The figures used in the study are self-reported by individual churches which responded to the survey and are meant to show the average weekly attendance at regular worship services over a sustained time period:

  1. Church of the Highlands--Nondenominational: 22,184
  2. Church at Brook Hills--Nondenominational: 4,500
  3. Briarwood Presbyterian Church--Presbyterian Church in America: 3,800
  4. Gardendale First Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 3,530
  5. Hunter Street Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 3,320
  6. Faith Chapel Christian Center--Nondenominational: 3,000
  7. New Hope Baptist Church--Baptist: 3,000
  8. Tuscaloosa First Baptist Church--Southern Baptist, 3,000
  9. More Than Conquerers Faith Church--Nondenominational: 3,000
  10. Mountaintop Community Church--Nondenominational: 3,000
  11. Shades Mountain Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 2,756
  12. Dawson Memorial Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 2,700
  13. Kingwood Church--Assembly of God: 2,000
  14. Metro Church of God--Church of God: 2,000
  15. Sixth Avenue Baptist Church--Baptist: 2,000
  16. The Worship Center Christian Church--Nondenominational: 2,000

2009

These figures are from ongoing research by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. The figures used in the study are self-reported by individual churches which responded to the survey and are meant to show the average weekly attendance at regular worship services over a sustained time period:

  1. Church of the Highlands--Nondenominational: 10,301
  2. Church at Brook Hills--Nondenominational: 4,000
  3. Guiding Light Church--Nondenominational: 4,000
  4. Gardendale First Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 3,800
  5. Briarwood Presbyterian Church--Presbyterian Church in America: 3,700
  6. Cathedral of the Cross--Assemblies of God: 3,500
  7. Hunter Street Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 3,500
  8. More Than Conquerers Faith Church--Nondenominational: 3,000
  9. Sixth Avenue Baptist Church--Baptist: 2,600
  10. Dawson Memorial Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 2,500
  11. Shades Mountain Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 2,500
  12. Faith Chapel Christian Center--Nondenominational: 2,000

2005

These figures are from a 2005 study by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. The figures used in the study are self-reported by individual churches which responded to the survey and are meant to show the average weekly attendance at regular worship services over a sustained time period:

  1. Guiding Light Church--Nondenominational: 4,000
  2. Gardendale's First Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 3,800
  3. Briarwood Presbyterian Church--Presbyterian Church in America: 3,700
  4. Cathedral of the Cross--Assemblies of God: 3,500
  5. Hunter Street Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 3,500
  6. Church at Brook Hills--Nondenominational: 3,000
  7. Sixth Avenue Baptist Church--Baptist: 2,600
  8. Dawson Memorial Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 2,500
  9. Shades Mountain Baptist Church--Southern Baptist: 2,500
  10. Church of the Highlands--Nondenominational: 2,000

2000

These figures are from a 2000 study by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. The figures used in the study are self-reported by individual churches which responded to the survey and are meant to show the average weekly attendance at regular worship services over a sustained time period:

  1. Shades Mountain Baptist Church--Southern Baptist, 4,000
  2. Cathedral of the Cross--Assemblies of God, 3,200
  3. Gardendale's First Baptist Church--Southern Baptist, 3,000
  4. Hunter Street Baptist Church--Southern Baptist, 3,000
  5. Briarwood Presbyterian Church--Presbyterian Church in America, 2,600
  6. Metropolitan Church of God--Church of God, 2,500
  7. 16th Street Baptist Church--Baptist, 2,000
  8. Church of the Highlands--Nondenominational, 2,000
  9. Dawson Memorial Baptist Church--Southern Baptist, 2,000
  10. Lakeside Baptist Church--Southern Baptist, 2,000
  11. The Church at Brook Hills--Nondenominational, 2,000

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