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CSBC Facts

Here are a number of facts to help with promoting the California Mission Offering in your church. These facts could be used in sermons, learning sessions for different age groups, presentations to Sunday School, small group, Bible study classes, etc.

CSBC Churches/Missions 2,292
     Anglo 837
     African-American 457
     Hispanic 350
     Korean 195
     Chinese 72
     Other Ethnic 381
Cooperating Congregations         1,271
New Congregations in 2015 95 (36 Language; 49 Anglo; 10 African-American)
(90 new and 5 newly affiliated)        
Total Church Baptisms in 2015 (most recent) 12,151 (Ranks 9th of the 42 state Baptist conventions for total baptisms)
Total Membership in 2015 (most recent) Approximately 394,017
Languages Preached/Distinct Ethnic Groups Reached Weekly 77/60
Field/NAMB Missionaries/ Ministry Resource Center Staff/ Jenness Park 69 - MRC (37); Field Missionaries (2); NAMB Church Planting Catalyst (11); JP (19)
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 44, 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 2 –  El Monte, Victorville
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
California Population 37.3 million (2010 U.S. Census)
California's Unchurched Population 33 million (an estimate)
Last Published: August 10, 2016 11:58 AM
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