Religious organizations that provide opportunities for people to satisfy their inner needs and enhance their spiritual growth through organized worship or through other devotional activities under the auspices of one of the group of religious faiths that is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Use this code for Christian denominations that are not specified below as well as their ministries, missions or missionary activities; bible camps and schools. (rev. 11/04)
Key words: Armenian Apostolic Church; Christ Catholic Church; Church of Cyprus; Church of Greece; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Church of the Latter Day Saints; Coptic Christian; Eastern Catholicism; Eastern Orthodox; Greek Orthodox; Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East; Mormon Church; Oriental Orthodox Church; Orthodox Church; Prayer Breakfasts; Russian Orthodox; Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch
Scope notes: Choose X20 codes by religious affiliation and not by religious activity. The X20 Christianity subdivision divides Christianity into four branches - Protestants, Catholics, Latter-day Saints, and Orthodox Christians.
USE X20 for all Latter-day Saints (Morman churches) and all Orthodox Christian (Armenian Apostolic, Coptic, Eastern Orthodox) churches, religious ministries, missions, missionary activities, bible camps.
USE X22 for all Roman Catholic Churches and related organizations; USE X21 for all other Christian Churches and their related organizations.
Excludes: Christian organizations whose primary activity is not religious-based. For example, a nursing home owned and operated by a Christian-affiliated organization would be coded with an E91 Nursing Facilities code and not an X20 Christian code. Also excludes Jews for Jesus organizations, USE X99 Religion-Related N.E.C.