With more than 20,000 baptisms reported for North Carolina Baptist churches, seven of the churches in the 2011 top 10 repeated in 2012’s list as well.
There was a 15.2 percent drop in numbers though when comparing the two year’s statistics. In 2011 churches baptized 24,376. In 2012 that number dropped to 20,665. The Summit Church, the 2012 No. 1 church for baptisms, had more than doubled its baptism over the previous year.*