PCA General Assembly Report 2015

pca gaBy Jason Helopoulos, The Gospel Coalition.

Location: This year’s General Assembly was held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Moderator: The PCA elected Mr. Jim Wert as Moderator of the 43rd  General Assembly. Mr. Wert serves as a ruling elder at Intown Community Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been actively involved in all levels of the church’s courts.

2014 Numbers*:

Churches & Missions:         1,831      (increase of 23 from 2013)

Professions of Faith:           9,425     (increase of 299 from 2013)

Membership:                        358,516    (decrease of 1,318 from 2013)

Total Family Units:             136,849 (decrease of 477 from 2013)

Long Term Missionaries:   596         (decrease of 24 from 2013)

Two Year Missionaries:      115         (decrease of 3 from 2013)

Missionary Interns              230         (decrease of 46 from 2013)

Two Week Missionaries:    4,599      (decrease of 211 from 2012)

RUF:                                      125 campuses in 42 states and in 60 Presbyteries

*The Stated Clerk noted that less than half of PCA churches report their statistics. He believes the PCA actually would have shown modest growth in 2015 if all churches did report their statistics.

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