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Here are several facts about California Southern Baptist Convention and its ministries. These facts could be valuable in promoting CP Sunday for for use in sermons illustrating how your congregation is cooperating to reach the world in California.

CSBC Churches/Missions 2,285
     Anglo 851
     African-American 456
     Hispanic 355
     Korean 196
     Chinese 74
     Other Ethnic 353
Cooperating Congregations         1,284
New Congregations in 2015 95 (10 African-American; 49 Anglo/Multi-ethnic; 36 Language)
(This number is always in flux. Currently there are more than 25 new congregations pending.)          
Total Church Baptisms in 2014 (most recent) 12,496 (Ranks 9th of the 42 state Baptist conventions for total baptisms)
Total Membership Approximately 500,000
Languages Preached/Distinct Ethnic Groups Reached Weekly 77/60
CSBC Team - Ministry Resource Center Staff/Field Missionaries including NAMB Church Planting Catalysts/Jenness Park Staff 69 - 36 MRC staff; 17 field missionaries, including NAMB church planting catalysts; and 16 Jenness Park staff
Associations 29
Schools 1 – California Baptist University
Foundations 1 – California Baptist Foundation
Christian Camps 1 – Jenness Park
Professions of Faith at Jenness Park in 2015 315
Number of Baptist Community Centers 1 – Telegraph Baptist Center, Oakland
Disaster Relief Units More than 40, including mobile kitchens, communications unit, recovery units, shower units, medical units, dental units and clean-up units
Trained Disaster Relief Workers 3,000+
Number of Christian Job Corps Sites 3 –  Fresno (2), El Monte
Number of Partnership Mission Endeavors 3 – Russia, Ukraine, Latvia
Cooperative Program Objective for 2016 $6,800,000
Percentage for World Missions 34%  ($2,312,000)
Percent for California Missions

60%  ($4,080,000)

Percent for California Baptist University 5%  ($340,000)
Percent for California Baptist Foundation 1%  ($68,000)
Cooperative Program Gifts in 2015 $6,622,667 (97.39%) - Unaudited
California Population 37.3 million (2010 U.S. Census)
California's Unchurched Population 33 million (an estimate)

 

Last Published: January 20, 2016 7:55 PM