Christianity in Kazakhstan is the second most practiced religion after Islam, with 46% of the population Christian and 47% Muslim. Kazakhstan, also Kazakstan ( Қазақстан, Qazaqstan, qɑzɑqˈstɑn Казахстан, Kazakhstán,) officially the For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. Most Christian citizens are Russians, and to a lesser extent Ukrainians and Belarusians, who belong to the Russian Orthodox Church. The Russian people (Русские— Russkie) are an East Slavic Ethnic group, primarily living in Russia and neighboring countries Ukrainians (Українці Ukrayintsi,) are an East Slavic Ethnic group primarily living in Ukraine, or more broadly— Citizens Belarusians or Belorussians (Беларусы Biełarusy previously also spelled Belarussians, Byelorussians and Belorusians, also See also Eastern Orthodox Church Structure and organization The Slavic Orthodox Church is organized in a hierarchical structure About one-third of the population of Kazakhstan identifies as Christian. 1. 5 percent of the population is German, most of whom follow Roman Catholicism or Lutheranism. The German people (Deutsche are an Ethnic group, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, descent and speaking the German language as Lutheranism is a major branch of Western Christianity that identifies with the teachings of the sixteenth-century German reformer Martin Luther There are also many Presbyterians, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-day Adventists, and Pentecostals. Presbyterianism is a family of Christian denominations within the Reformed branch of Protestant Western Christianity Jehovah's Witnesses is a restorationist, millenialist Christian denomination The Seventh-day Adventist (abbreviated " Adventist " Church is a Christian denomination which is distinguished mainly by its observance Pentecostalism is a renewalist religious movement within Christianity that places special emphasis on the direct personal experience of God through the Baptism 
Methodists, Mennonites, and Mormons have also registered churches with the government. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations The Mennonites are a group of Christian Anabaptist denominations named after Menno Simons (1496&ndash1561 though his teachings were a relatively TalkMormon#Latter Day Saint vs Latter-day Saint --> Mormon 
While 44% of the population are Russian Orthodox Christians and only 2% is Protestant, there are more Protestant congregations. Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. 93 "nontraditional" Protestant Christian churches registered with the Kazakh government from 2006 to 2007. The Government of Kazakhstan oversees a presidential Republic. There are 83 Roman Catholic churches in Kazakhstan. 
There are two Baptist organizations in Kazakhstan; the Council of Churches of Evangelical Christians and Baptists, with 1,000 members, and the Baptist Union of Kazakhstan, with 10,000 members. The Baptist Union of Kazakhstan is a fellowship of Baptist churches also known as the Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists. 198 churches affiliated with the Baptist Union registered with the government.