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flyonthewall July 6th, 2013 6:46pm

Is there a religion (or denomination of a religion) that seems to be especially prevalent in your area?

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jms in the middle of Nowhere
07/06/13 8:27 pm

Bwahahahaha!!! Prevalent?? It's 95% LDS (Mormon) here!! That's more than prevalent!!

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/07/13 11:04 am

Wow! That must be loads of fun for the other 5%, huh? :/

Wert A picture of my junk
07/06/13 8:04 pm

Oh, those CRAZY Lutherans. Such partiers.

fixitlater My Life
07/06/13 7:10 pm

Those damn Catholics are everywhere here!

DavesNotHere where am I
07/06/13 6:38 pm

Catholic. Large Hispanic & Haitian populations.

kelsey498 Colorado
07/06/13 4:17 pm

All Christian and some LDS. Not much diversity...:-(

aurealis the sky
07/06/13 2:10 pm

OHHHH yeah it's honestly ridiculous how many churches there are in my town (and how much political pull they have >:/) predominately Christian

sdbrev210 The Pursuit of Happiness
07/06/13 4:27 pm

And should have...they are citizens and voters too.

aurealis the sky
07/06/13 4:40 pm

I'm not talking about citizens votes. I'm talking about the churches (those higher up) being in cahoots with the politicians to get it the way they want... It's more corrupted than that.

sdbrev210 The Pursuit of Happiness
07/06/13 4:48 pm

...but you said churches in your town? If you mean the larger national denominations then only the Catholic Church (Rome) and Episcopal/Chirch of England might have any true political influence. If you mean preachers or candidates talking policy...

sdbrev210 The Pursuit of Happiness
07/06/13 4:48 pm

...or politics from the pulpit, I still don't have a problem with that.

aurealis the sky
07/06/13 5:39 pm

Neither of those are the predominate in mine (though they are large as well), like I said above Christian/Baptist. It's the strings they pull behind the scenes. However I disagree with politics at the pulpit church is intended only for the worship &

aurealis the sky
07/06/13 5:39 pm

praise for God and not where you should push your own political beliefs unto the followers. I find it disrespectful. It is a holy ground.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/06/13 12:46 pm

Does Tea Party count - LOL

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kc17 Minnesota
07/06/13 12:24 pm

Catholicism. Definitely.

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Nukimo NC Dreaming of Far Away
07/06/13 12:16 pm

Pretty much goes in this order: Southern Baptist, Evangelicals, your assorted Church of the Holy Wack-A-Do's & Methodist.
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tcadez Minnesnowta
07/06/13 12:09 pm

The Iron Range's religion forecast is catholic and catholic, with patchy bits of baptists, Methodists and non-denom Christians.

imanag My heaven on Earth
07/06/13 12:07 pm

Many Southern Baptists and quite a lot of Hindus.

cyanospool The Deep North
07/06/13 12:02 pm

I rarely talk to anyone about that kind of thing so I'm not sure. In my area, Mormons seem to be the most vocal and open about their own beliefs.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
07/06/13 11:54 am

Southern Baptist, Church of Christ, and Roman Catholic are the big three, and probably the nondenominational Evangelical Christian churches are right up there too - they're certainly the fastest growing.

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/06/13 11:56 am

Yeah, we have our fair share of non-denominational evangelical churches in OK too. They are HUGE churches.

kindocologist Beer is my friend
07/06/13 11:49 am

Southern Baptist do you think?

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flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/06/13 11:53 am

Lol yeah just a little bit. :)

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/06/13 11:54 am

Pentecostalism is also very prevalent where I live.

kindocologist Beer is my friend
07/06/13 11:58 am

There is that every growing religion of "Casino" here too.

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/06/13 12:00 pm

I see their "churches" everywhere!!