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African Methodist
Episcopal Church (AME) 
 http://www.ame-church.com/index.php

1816

Richard Allen

Bishop John Bryant

4 million

African Methodist
Episcopal Zion Church (AMEZ) 
www.amez.org

1821

James Varick

W. R.Johnson III

 

1.4 million

African Orthodox
Church
http://netministries.org
/see/
churches.exe/
ch26904
1924

George McGuire

George Walter Sands

5,000
Apostolic Assemblies
of Christ
www.apostolic
assemblies
ofchrist.com
1970

George Boone

George Boone

200 Churches
Apostolic Overcoming
Holy Church of God
(AOH)
www.aohchurch.com
1941

 

William Phillip

G.W. Ayers

Bible Way Church of
Our Lord Jesus Christ
http://www.bibleway
church.org/
1957

Smallwood Williams

Huie Rodgers

300,000
Black Primitive
Baptist
http://www.pbpage.org/
1819

 

Joshua Lawrence

Christian Methodist
Episcopal Church
http://www.c-m-e.org/
1870

William Miles

WilliamGraves 

Church of Christ
(Holiness) U.S.A
www.cochusa.com
1895

Charles Jones

 

Emery Lindsay

15,000
Church of God in Christ (COGIC)
http://www.cogic.com/
1895

Charles Mason

Charles Blake 

6 Million
Church of God in Chirst International, Inc
http://www.cogic
international.com
/index.html
1969

William David Charles Williams

John Henry Davis

 

Church of God and
Saints of Christ
http://www.cogasoc
.org/index.html

1896

William  Crowdy

Jehu August

Crowdy, Jr

48 Temples
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith   
www.cooljc.org
1919

Robert Lawson

Matthew Norwood  

30,000
Church of the
Living God (COLG)
www.houseofgodclg.org
1903

MaryMagdalena Lewis Tate

David Drone

Church of the Living God (CWFF)

www.ctlgcwff.org 

1898

William Christian

Presiding Bishop Robert D. Tyler

369 Churches

Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God of the Americas www.fbhchurch.org 1895

W.E. Fuller Jr.

NathanielRoach

160 Churches
Full Gospel Baptist
Church Fellowship (FGBCF)
www.fullgospel
baptist.org
1992

Paul Morton

Paul Morton

Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association (FBFA)
http://www.fbfa.us/
1962

 

Richard Mattox

Allen McFarland

Mount Sinai Holy
Church of America 
www.mtsinaiholy
church.org
1925

Ida B. Wells

Joseph Bell

8,000

Nation of Islam

http://www.noi.org 

1934

Elijah Muhammed

Louis Farrakhan

National Missionary Baptist Convention of America
http://www.nmbca.com/
home1.html
1988

 

S.M. Lockridge

C.C. Robertson

1 Million
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc (NBC) www.nationalbaptist.com 1895

 

Elias Morris

William J. Shaw

8 Million
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America (NMBC) http://www.nbca-inc.com/ 1915

 

Edward Jones

Stephen John Thurston

1.7 Million
National Primitive Baptist Convention of the U.S.A http://natlprimbapt
conv.org/
1907

 

C. F. Sams

Ernest Ferrell

616
churches
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW)  www.pawinc.org 1919

G. T. Haywood

Horace Smith

Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC)  
www.pnbc.org
1961

 

T.M. Chambers

T. Dewitt Smith

2.5 Million
Spiritual Israel Church and its Army (SICIA)
http://www.siciay
psilanti.org/
1920

 

Derks Field

 

Bobby J. Davis

25 Temples
United American Free Will Baptist Conference
http://uafwbc.org/
1968

Henry Rodmon

43 churches
United Holy Church of America Inc (UHCA)www.uhca.org 1918

Elijah Williams

516 churches
United House of Prayer for all People www.tuhopfap.org 1919

Charles Grace

 

C. M. Bailey

1.5 Million

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