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Monday, January 08, 2007

Another outline of Baptists in the US

Back in November, I posted an outline of Baptist Groups in the United States. This one is a couple of years old, but with a few updates. I believe it includes some information on local associations not on the other one.

I. REGULAR BAPTISTS (NORTHERN-ORIENTED)

A. ECUMENICAL MAINLINE
1. American Baptist Churches in the USA
a. American Baptist Evangelicals
b. Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists
B. CONSERVATIVE EVANGELICAL
2. Baptist General Conference
3. Conservative Baptist Association of America
4. North American Baptist Conference
5. Seventh Day Baptist General Conference
C. SEPARATIST FUNDAMENTALIST
6. Fundamental Baptist Fellowship of America
7. General Association of Regular Baptist Churches
8. Independent Baptist Fellowship of North America
9. New England Evangelical Baptist Fellowship
10. Related Northern Fundamental Baptist Fellowships
a. New Testament Association of Independent Baptists
b. Association of Fundamental Baptist Churches of Northern California
c. Association of Independent Baptist Churches of Illinois
d. Dakota Baptist Association
e. Grace Baptist Fellowship
f. Independent Fundamental Baptist Association of Michigan
g. Indiana Fundamental Baptist Association
h. Inter-Mountain Baptist Fellowship (MT, WY)
i. Minnesota Baptist Association
j. Mountain States Baptist Fellowship (CO)
k. Wisconsin Fellowship of Baptist Churches
l. Wyoming Fellowship of Baptist Churches

II. REGULAR BAPTISTS (SOUTHERN-ORIENTED)

A. CONSERVATIVE EVANGELICAL
11. Southern Baptist Convention
B. ECUMENICAL
12. Alliance of Baptists
13. Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
C. LANDMARK MISSIONARY BAPTIST
14. American Baptist Association
15. Baptist Missionary Association of America
16. Independent Landmark Associations and Churches
a. California Missionary Baptist Association
b. Central (TX)
c. Landmark (AR)
d. Mt. Pisgah (MS)
e. Southern California
17. Interstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist Association
18. Old Time Missionary Baptists
"Middle Tennessee" Correspondence
a. Baptist Old Path (MO)
b. Bethel (IN)
c. Big Bear Creek (AL)
d. Cane Creek (MO)
e. Cedar County (MO)
f. County Line (MO
g. Dallas County (MO)
h. Enon (TN)
i. Old Time Camden County (MO)
j. Polk County (MO)
k. Siloam (KY)
l. Southwestern District (TN)
m. St. Clair County (MO)
n. Wiseman (TN)
Other Associations
a. Barren River (KY)
b. Edmonson (KY)
c. Mt. Carmel (AL)
d. Original Smyrna (GA)
e. Pine Mountain (KY)
f. Pleasant Grove (GA)
g. Second North Concord (KY)
h. Wayne Trail (OH)
19. United Baptists - Landmark
a. Green River (KY)
b. South Concord (KY)
c. South Fork (KY)
d. Stockton Valley (TN)
e. West Union (TN)
D. SEPARATIST FUNDAMENTALISTS
20. Baptist Bible Fellowship International
21. Global Independent Baptist Fellowship
22. Independent Baptist Fellowship International
23. Liberty Baptist Fellowship
24. Northwest Baptist Fellowship
25. Southwide Baptist Fellowship
26. World Baptist Fellowship

III. BLACK BAPTISTS

A. NATIONAL BAPTISTS
27. National Baptist Convention of America, Inc.
28. National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.
29. National Missionary Baptist Convention of America
30. National Primitive Baptist Convention, Inc.
31. Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
B. OTHER
32. Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship
33. Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association
34. Institutional Missionary Baptist Conference of America
35. Primitive Baptist - independent Black local associations

IV. PRIMITIVISTS

A. PRIMITIVE BAPTISTS
36. Primitive Baptist - Absolute Predestinarian
37. Primitive Baptist - Progressive
a. Birdwood College Related Churches
b. Eastern District Association
38. Primitive Baptist - Limited Predestinarian
a. Old Line
b. Progressives
39. Primitive Baptist - Universalist
B. REGULAR BAPTISTS
40. Old Regular Baptists
"New Salem" Correspondence
a. Mud River
b. New Salem
c. Northern New Salem
d. Old Friendship
e. Old Indian Bottom
f. Philadelphia
g. Sardis
h. Union
Other Associations
a. Bethel
b. Friendship
c. Indian Bottom
d. Little Dove
e. Mountain #1
f. Mountain #2
g. Original Mountain Liberty
h. Sovereign Grace
i. Thornton Union
41. Regular and Union Baptists
a. East Washington
b. Enterprise
c. Little River
d. Little Valley
e. Mountain Union
f. Original Mountain Union
g. Primitive
h. Union
C. OTHER
42. Central Baptist Association
43. General Association of Baptists (Duck River/Kindred)
a. Duck River (TN)
b. East Union (TN)
c. Mt. Pleasant #1 (AL)
d. Mt. Pleasant #2 (AL)
e. Mt. Zion (TN)
f. New Liberty (TN)
g. Pleasant Hill Church (KY)
h. Union (TN)
44. Georgia Old Time Associations
a. Chestatee
b. Coosawattee
c. Ellijay
d. Jasper
e. New Hope
f. Pleasant Valley
45. Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists
a. Trinity River Association
b. 1 independent church
46. United Baptist - Regular
a. Blaine Union (KY)
b. Iron Hill (KY)
c. Laurel River (KY)
d. Little Friendship (IN)
e. Mt. Zion (KY)
f. New Bethel (OH)
g. New Hope (KY)
h. Paint Union (KY)
i. Old Bethlehem (WV)
j. Old Paint Union (KY)
k. Red Bird River (KY)
l. Town Creek (AL)
m. Tri-State Zion (KY)
n. Union Bethlehem (WV)
o. Wills Creek #1 (AL)
p. Wills Creek #2 (AL)
q. Zion (KY)

V. GENERAL BAPTISTS

A. FREE WILL BAPTISTS
47. Independent Free Will Baptist Associations
a. Eastern Stone
b. French Broad
c. Jack’s Creek
d. John-Thomas
e. Mt. Mitchell
f. Muscle Shoals
g. Original Grand River
h. Stone Association of Central Indiana
i. Tennessee River
j. Toe River
k. Western
l. Western Stone
48. National Association of Free Will Baptists
49. Original Free Will Baptist Convention
50. United American Free Will Baptist Church
B. GENERAL BAPTISTS
51. General Association of General Baptists
52. General Six-Principle Baptist Church
C. OTHER
53. Separate Baptists in Christ
General Association of Separate Baptists
a. Central Indiana
b. Christian Unity (VA)
c. Mt. Olive (TN)
d. Nolynn (KY)
e. Northeast Florida
f. South Kentucky
g. West Virginia
Unaffiliated Separate Baptists
a. Ambraw (IL)
b. Northern Indiana
54. National Association of United Baptists (and Related)
a. Ancient Christian
b. Bethel
c. Bethlehem
d. Central Missouri
e. Centerpoint
f. Mount Carmel
g. Northern United
h. Ohio Valley
i. Tri-State
j. Union

VI. REFORMED/SOVEREIGN GRACE BAPTISTS

55. Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America
56. Continental Baptist Churches
57. Gospel Standard Strict Baptist Churches
58. Sovereign Grace Baptist Association of Churches

The broad divisions used in this outline are based on those created by Dr. Albert W. Wardin, author of Baptist Atlas, Baptists Around the World, et al.

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