The NABF represents 22 Baptist denominations, unions, and mission societies in Canada and the U.S. with 19.8 million members and 55,000 congregations.

The diversity and unity of ministry within our membership is one of the core strengths of the North American Baptist Fellowship.

Member Denominations
  Year Churches Members
Canadian Baptist Ministries 2017 997 86,749
Canadian National Baptist Convention 2017 404 23,130
United States of America       
American Baptist Churches USA 2017 5,081 1,158,875
Baptist General Association of Virginia 2017 1,376 614,575
Baptist General Convention of Missouri 2017 150 43,000
Baptist General Convention of Texas 2017 5,347 2,024,997
Chin Baptist Churches USA 2016 109 13,315
Converge Worldwide 2016 1,312 322,293
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship 2016 1,800 750,000
Czechoslovak Baptist Convention of USA & Canada 2016 4 700
District of Columbia Baptist Convention 2017 156 40,000
General Association of General Baptists 2017 821 50,365
Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention, USA 2016 2,600 1,160,000
Missionary Baptist Conference, USA 2021 52  
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. International 2016 12,336 3,106,000
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. 2016 21,145 8,415,100
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America 2004 300 400,000
North American Baptist Conference 2016 380 50,000
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. 2017 1,200 1,500,000
Russian-Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Union, USA, Inc. 2012 14 950
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference USA & Canada, Ltd.  2017 76 3,000
Union of Latvian Baptists in America
(Amerikas Latviešu Baptistu Apvienība)
2017 5 104
Zomi Baptist Churches of America 2017 36 3,500
Totals for North America    55,649 19,766,653


Interested in becoming a member?

Individuals, churches, denominations and other Baptist affiliated organizations can all become members of the NABF.

Here’s what membership offers:

As the regional body of the Baptist World Alliance, membership with the NABF connects you to a network of churches and denominations across the continent. Membership gives you access to:

  • Fellowship with dozens of denominations, thousands of church leaders and millions of congregants across the US and Canada
  • Resources and training opportunities
  • Email newsletters from our General Secretary
  • Collaborative networks in many specific relevant areas including:
    • Planning, collaborating in supporting one another in Disaster Relief
    • The NABF Scholars Collaboration, with access to expertise in a broad and relevant set of categories that are of impact in the church.
    • A Creation Care network

Annual Meeting

Attend our Annual Meeting, where you can fellowship and meet with Baptist leaders from across the continent, hear inspiring and relevant speakers, and have access to topical networking groups and training sessions.

As an Associate Member of the North American Baptist Fellowship, we covenant with millions of Baptists worldwide to affirm the historical and Trinitarian Christian faith as expressed in Holy Scripture.

Annual Fee Structure*

  • Individual  $99
  • Church  $250 – $500+
  • Seminary/College  $250 – $1000+

*Larger groups may wish to contribute more; you may also choose to give in monthly installments. 

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