These churches and movements have religious beliefs against some or most forms of medical care:

  • Followers of Christ
  • Faith Assembly
  • Church of the Firstborn
  • Christian Science
  • Faith Tabernacle
  • End Time Ministries
  • The Believers’ Fellowship
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses
  • Church of God of the Union Assembly
  • Church of God (certain congregations)
  • First Century Gospel Church
  • Full Gospel Deliverance Church
  • Faith Temple Doctoral Church of Christ in God
  • Jesus through Jon and Judy
  • Christ Miracle Healing Center
  • Northeast Kingdom Community Church
  • Christ Assembly
  • The Source
  • “No Name” Fellowship
  • The Body
  • 1 Mind Ministries
  • Twelve Tribes
  • Born in Zion Ministry

Since 1980 children have died in these sects without medical attention for:

  • pneumonia
  • meningitis
  • diabetes
  • diphtheria
  • appendicitis
  • measles
  • gangrene
  • dehydration
  • blood poisoning
  • Wilm’s tumor and other cancers
  • perinatal suffocation or strangulation
  • diarrhea
  • respiratory infections
  • kidney infections
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • epilepsy
  • pericarditis
  • strangulated hernia
  • bowel obstruction
  • sepsis
  • thalassemia

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