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Belief, faith, religion, and spirituality in Troy, Michigan are the chief subjects of topics in this part of our web guide.

In the context of Christianity, the most common religion in Troy, these terms are related but they are not necessarily interchangeable.

Belief might simply refer to a simple belief in God, while faith suggests something stronger, such as trust, worship, and devotion to God. When a group of people comes together with similar beliefs in common, they may form a religion. In most cases, however, they will join a religion that corresponds to their understandings and beliefs.

According to a recent survey, residents of Troy are more religious than those in the average community in Michigan or the United States. In the average Michigan locality, 41.9% of residents claimed affiliation with a religion, while 49.4% of Americans were religious. However, 50.6% of Troy residents claimed a religion.

The most common religious people in Troy, by far, were the Christians who accounted for 46.1% of respondents. Of these, 25.2% were Catholics. The Catholics were followed distantly by the Methodists, Lutherans, Baptists, Presbyterians, Pentecostals, Episcopalians, and Mormons, while 9.1% cited other denominations or non-denominational Protestant or Anabaptist churches.

Among Troy respondents, 3.0% named Judaism as their religion, which is more than all but the Catholics and Methodists, and 0.8% cites Islam.

Regardless of the particular religion, denomination, or sect, topics related to ministries or places of worship in Troy, Michigan are appropriate for this category.



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