Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants who would rather have smaller government; fewer services by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants who would rather have smaller government; fewer services by importance of religion

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say religion is…

Religious denomination Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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American Baptist Churches USA 70% 26% 3% 1% 1% 231
Episcopal Church 46% 39% 11% 4% < 1% 272
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 58% 35% 6% < 1% < 1% 403
Presbyterian Church (USA) 63% 28% 6% 1% 1% 249
United Church of Christ 64% 20% 14% < 1% 1% 108
United Methodist Church 61% 31% 6% 1% < 1% 1,115

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