This information is based upon information supplied by churches cooperating with the Florida Baptist State Convention and reflects statistics for the church year which ended September, 2013. It includes 2,539 churches and 425 church-type missions. Each church is an autonomous body of baptized believers who are associated by covenant in the faith and fellowship of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Baptism is a public demonstration and testimony by an individual that symbolizes the believer's faith in Jesus Christ as the crucified, buried and risen from the grave Savior.
Total Churches and Missions: 2,964
Gifts by Florida Baptists to the Cooperative Program: $30,762,140
The Cooperative Program is the unified financial appeal for nearly all denominational missions, ministry and benevolence causes support by the Florida Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention. Includes local church, association, and Cooperative Program.
Total Enrollment in Sunday School: 465,853
Sunday School is the Bible teaching and evangelistic outreach ministry of the local church.
Total Number of Church Members: 997,251