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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 2,262
     Anglo 727
     African-American 435
     Hispanic 338
     Korean 188
     Chinese 70
     Other Ethnic 504
New Congregations in 2013

103  (40 Language; 51 Anglo; 12 African-American)
(86 new starts; 17 newly affiliated)

         

Total Church Baptisms in 2012 (most recent) 14,938
Total Membership Approximately 500,000
Languages Preached/Distinct Ethnic Groups Reached Weekly 78
CSBC Missionaries/Ministry Resource Center Staff 73
Associations 30
Schools 1 – California Baptist University
Foundations 1 – California Baptist Foundation
Christian Camps 1 – Jenness Park
Professions of Faith at Jenness Park in 2013 192
Number of Baptist Community Centers 1 – Telegraph Baptist Center, Oakland
Disaster Relief Units 46, 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 – Panama, Russia, Ukraine
Cooperative Program Objective for 2014 $7,140,000
Percentage for World Missions 33%  ($2,356,200)
Percent for California Missions 61%  ($4,355,400)
Percent for California Baptist University 5%  ($357,000)
Percent for California Baptist Foundation 1%  ($71,400)
Cooperative Program Gifts in 2013 $6.756 million
California Population 37.3 million (2010 U.S. Census)
California's Unchurched Population 33 million (an estimate)

 

Last Published: February 5, 2014 3:02 PM