MCC Churches in Tennessee

  1. Our Churches in Tennessee
  2. Religious profile of Tennessee

    Tennessee is the 3rd most religious state overall

    73% of adults in Tennessee are “highly religious,” based on an overall index

    71% (3rd) say religion is very important in their lives

    51% (2nd) say they attend worship services at least weekly

    70% (3rd) say they pray daily

    78% (3rd) say they believe in God with absolute certainty

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    Quick Facts About LGBTQ Tennessee

    Total State Population: 6,770,010 (Census 2018)

    Total Adult Population: 5,263,790 (Census 2018)

    Total LGBTQ Adult Population: 182,000 (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of Adults (18+) Who are LGBTQ: 3.5% (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of LGBTQ Adults (25+) Raising Children: 29% (Gallup/Williams 2018)


    Tennessee’s LGBTQ Policy Tally

    Sexual Orientation Policy Tally: 0.25/18.5

    Gender Identity Policy Tally: -4.25/20

    Overall Tally: -4/38.5

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