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CSBC Facts

It's Time Blue w orangeHere 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 2,335
     Anglo 838
     African-American 460
     Hispanic 373
     Korean 215
     Chinese 75
     Other Ethnic 374
Cooperating Congregations         1,001
New Congregations in 2017 71 (33 Language; 33 Anglo; 5 African-American)
(62 new and 9 newly affiliated)        
Total Church Baptisms in 2016 (most recent) 9,559 (Ranks 12th of the 41 state Baptist conventions for total baptisms)
Total Membership in 2017 (most recent) Approximately 412,832
Distinct Ethnic Groups Reached Weekly 72
Field/NAMB Missionaries/ Ministry Resource Center Staff/ Jenness Park 64 - MRC (36); Field Missionaries (1); NAMB Church Planting Catalyst (11); JP (16)
Associations 29
Schools 1 – California Baptist University
Foundations 1 – California Baptist Foundation
Christian Camps 1 – Jenness Park
Professions of Faith at Jenness Park in 2017 355
Disaster Relief Units mobile kitchens, communications unit, recovery units, shower units, medical units, dental units,clean-up units and dumb trailer
Trained Disaster Relief Workers 1,055
Number of Christian Job Corps Sites 1 –  Victorville
Number of Partnership Mission Endeavor 1
Cooperative Program Objective for 2018 $6,700,000
Percentage for World Missions 35%  ($2,345,000)
Percent for California Missions 59%  ($3,953,000)
Percent for California Baptist University 5%  ($335,000)
Percent for California Baptist Foundation 1%  ($67,000)
Cooperative Program Gifts in 2017 $6,391,924
California Population 39.3 million (estimated)
California's Unchurched Population 33 million (estimated)
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