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The name "Alliance" was chosen as an internationally understood term to describe the partnership and to reflect the desire for a clear identity, while functioning with a streamlined, minimal structure, not a heavily centralized denominational bureaucracy.
"Mennonite Evangelical" was chosen to indicate that as Evangelical Christians, who make no apology for holding to an infallible written Word of God and a Gospel with only one Savior for the whole world, congregations of the Alliance value the distinctives of their Mennonite theological heritage within the Evangelical movement.
Membership in the Alliance is by congregations who agree to the Statement of Doctrine and the Purposes as described in the adopted Prospectus.
www.aemc2000.org /main/gettingstarted.html   (770 words)

  
  Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations (AMEC) is an association of conservative evangelical Mennonite churches.
The founding of the AMEC was the culmination of a movement to renew the 16th century Anabaptist emphasis on evangelism, coupled with concerns over doctrinal compromise and the upcoming merger of the Mennonite Church and the General Conference Mennonite Church.
A consultation of evangelical Mennonite leaders was held at Smoketown, Pennsylvania, in July of 1979.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alliance_of_Mennonite_Evangelical_Congregations   (622 words)

  
 Mennonite Church USA - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The formation of an Anabaptist congregation in Zürich, Switzerland in 1525 is considered by many to be the beginning of a recognizable "Mennonite" doctrinal and historical existence.
Dutch and German immigrants from Krefeld, Germany settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1683.
The conference was formed in 1860 by congregations in Iowa seeking to unite with like-minded Mennonites to pursue common goals such as higher education and mission work.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mennonite_Church_USA   (839 words)

  
 Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations (AMEC) is an association of conservative Mennonite churches.
The founding of the AMEC was the of a movement to renew the 16th century Anabaptist emphasis on evangelism coupled with concerns doctrinal compromise and the upcoming merger of Mennonite Church and the General Conference Mennonite Church.
As the merger of the Mennonite Church and the General Conference Mennonite Church developed they jointly adopted a new of Faith as the basis of the Members of the EAF believed that portions the confession were left deliberately ambiguous especially the infallibility of the Scriptures.
www.freeglossary.com /Alliance_of_Mennonite_Evangelical_Congregations   (770 words)

  
 Excite UK - Society - Religion and Spirituality - Christianity - Denominations - Anabaptist - Mennonites
Mennonite reflection on current issues, a weekly column on family and values, and photographs.
Seeks to preserve the heritage of the Mennonite Church and nurture a historical consciousness among its members.
Resources for churches and leaders in evangelism, church renewal and vitality, and church planting.
www.excite.co.uk /directory/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Denominations/Anabaptist/Mennonites   (422 words)

  
 Bearded-Clam Web Directory> Society> Religion and Spirituality> Christianity> Denominations> Anabaptist> Mennonites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations - A group devoted to evangelical orthodoxy in an Anabaptist perspective.
Franconia Mennonite Conference - Fellowship of Mennonite churches in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Vermont.
Mennonite Church USA Historical Committee and Archives - Seeks to preserve the heritage of the Mennonite Church and nurture a historical consciousness among its members.
www.bearded-clam.net /Directory/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Denominations/Anabaptist/Mennonites   (658 words)

  
 MennoLink Information Source -- Conferences   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mennonite World Conference is an international fellowship of churches in the Anabaptist tradition, representing 84 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches from 49 countries on five continents.
Conservative Mennonite Conference (CMC) is a Christian Fellowship of evangelical Anabaptist churches in North America with 104 congregations in nineteen states, one province and Mexico.
Mennonite Church Canada is the successor to the former Conference of Mennonites in Canada (founded in 1902), and is the largest of a number of groups that carry the Mennonite name in Canada.
info.mennolink.org /conferences.html   (481 words)

  
 Mennonite Church USA News Service
Eleven of those congregations are affiliated with Lancaster Mennonite Conference, six are affiliated with Atlantic Coast Conference, and one is affiliated with the Biblical Mennonite Alliance.
Of the 18 Mennonite congregations in the city, their church - which belongs to Atlantic Coast Conference - lies closest to Ground Zero, an area in lower Manhattan where many members live, work and take their kids to school.
Mennonite Church congregations in the United States and Canada are invited to dedicate their own lamp (and candles for home use) using a prayer found at www.MennoniteUSA.org, and light it each Sunday as they pray for peace between our nations.
www.mennoniteusa.org /news/news/april-june02/05_29_02.html   (2445 words)

  
 Crossmap Christian Directory :: Mennonites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Christian Fellowship of evangelical Anabaptist churches in North America, with 104 congregations.
Seeks to preserve the heritage of the Mennonite Church and nurture a historical consciousness among its members.
Mennonite reflection on current issues, a weekly column on family and values, and photographs.
dir.crossmap.com /church_and_denominations/denominations/Anabaptist/Mennonites   (407 words)

  
 Direction: The Influence of Fundamentalism on Mennonite Brethren Theology
Evangelical fundamentalism has shifted the center of faith away from this to a creedal polemic which focuses on the inerrancy of non-extant autographs.
Mennonite Brethren, who began with that understanding of the Scriptures which was the dynamic for the radical reformation of the sixteenth century, understood conversion to be a transformation of life.
The tension between a religion of “Mennonitism” and the Scriptural demand “ye must be born again” was the occasion for the Document of Secession of 1860.
www.directionjournal.org /article?407   (3471 words)

  
 Direction: Recent Interpretations of Evangelical Pluralism
Evangelical willingness to assume that responsibility is beyond the boundaries of this discussion.
Mennonite Brethren who have been drawn to alliances with the evangelical world should recognize that so long as we maintain the center of evangelical faith, there is no particular reason to try to adopt or to mimic much of the rest of evangelicalism.
Evangelicalism in American history is the story of many different peoples with their own distinguishing traditions, history and language.
www.directionjournal.org /article?693   (2287 words)

  
 BART HOME PAGE - Bart Mennonite Church
Bart Mennonite Church is a charter member of the Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations [AMEC].
Bart Mennonite Church was built in the 50's, expanded in the 70's and again in the 90's.
There is ample classroom in a wing not visibile in the picture and in the downstairs.
bart.pa.us.mennonite.net   (191 words)

  
 List of Christian denominations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Republic of Chile
Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia
Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil
88.208.194.172 /wiki/index.php/List_of_Christian_denominations   (941 words)

  
 Paradise Mennonite Church
It is affirmed as the convictions of the Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations (AMEC).
We further believe that the quality of "body life" among believers in caring congregations is essential for effective evangelism and outreach.
Paradise Mennonite Church is affiliated with the Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations.
www.paradisemc.org /beliefs/believe.shtml   (433 words)

  
 Comparative Theology Section: Christian Resource Centre (Bermuda)
This Mennonite influence was responsible for the early Baptist churches in England being Arminian rather than Calvinistic.
In 1887 two societies were organised, one dedicated to home mission work, known as the Christian Alliance, and the other dedicated to missions, especially in neglected areas of the world, known as the International Missionary Alliance.
The movement is in fraternal union with Christians of all evangelical denominations.
www.nisbett.com /comparative/1overview.htm   (6348 words)

  
 Adherents.com: Largest Religious Bodies
Examples include the Lutherans, which have completely autonomous churches such as the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark, the Church of Sweden, etc. Such churches are generally united in a communion, for example, the Lutheran World Federation.
Some religious bodies are mostly regional but are not part of a broader formal global communion representing their movement precisely: the great majority of their branches are located in a limited region, and there are no separate "sister churches" in other parts of the world.
Convention According to official BWA statistics, the alliance has 43,628,563 members in its 196 conventions and unions (distinct religious bodies), although this was a figure from before the withdrawl of the Southern Baptist Convention.
www.adherents.com /adh_rb.html   (5270 words)

  
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Seven Mennonite revivalists, under pressure from their bishops to give up their style of evangelism, huddled at a farm house in Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
Oberholtzer, bishop of the Swamp Mennonite congregation, had resisted the pressure to wear the traditional unrolled coat collar.
The organization was doubtless derived from the Ordnung of the East-Pennsylvania Conference of Mennonites.
www.bfchistory.org /briefhist.htm   (2194 words)

  
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Interestingly, however, the Mennonite refusal of the American Pledge was not based on a logic linking it to oath-swearing, a practice consistently opposed by Anabaptists.
Indeed, Mennonites are in many ways the least likely to rely on this understanding, which makes it particularly troubling when they do-not because it is wrong per se, but because it does not internalize the concept of church as a morally formed people that is otherwise found throughout Mennonite theology.
Mennonites who refused the Swiss loyalty oath, for example, were harshly persecuted and, in 1813 in Bern, lost all civil and voting rights.-Christian Neff and Harold S. Bender, "Oath," ME 4:3.
www.goshen.edu /mqr/pastissues/oct02perry.html   (11883 words)

  
 Mennonite Mission Network
Members of the national board of the Evangelical Mennonite Association of Brazil ask for God's guidance and receive the blessing of the church's General Assembly during the 50th anniversary celebration.
The 36 congregations of this association have recently established nine church-plants in Brazil and created their own international mission agency in 1998.
These Mennonites were forced to leave when the Portuguese took control 17 years later.
www.mennonitemission.net /resources/News/story.asp?ID=786&f=print   (663 words)

  
 WELKOM IN DIGITAAL WITMARSUM
Mennonite Library (University of Amsterdam) A comprehensive collection of 79 portraits of Menno with information about the artists.
The anecdote that gave birth to the concept of the 'Mennonite lie' (Dutch).
If you are looking for official information of the Mennonite Church, drop in at the Third Way Café, an excellent starting point to learn more about the Mennonites.
www.witmarsum.net /wtm/index.php?categoryid=21&PHPSESSID=41d444feb539069f0023861b582c7c44   (1774 words)

  
 Google Directory - Society > Religion and Spirituality > Christianity > Denominations > Anabaptist > ...
Operated by the B.C. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches.
Shekinah flaunts 287 acres of beautiful woodlands, streams, and valleys and is located on the North Saskatchewan River.
Information/Forum/Chat for Holdeman Mennonites (Holdemans) also known as the Church of God In Christ Mennonite.
www.goolge.de /Top/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Denominations/Anabaptist/Mennonites   (549 words)

  
 LC/NA : Links   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A project approved by National Church Council, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, wherein scholars from across the ELCIC are invited to write short essays on various aspects of the theological, ecclesiological, and pastoral implications of authorizing a parish-based local option to perform same-sex blessings.
The mission of GLAD Alliance is to be a safe and faithful place for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Affirming community.
The Interfaith Alliance promotes the positive, healing role of faith in civic life, and challenges intolerance and extremism.
www.lcna.org /links.shtm   (1050 words)

  
 AMEC Home Page
The Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations (AMEC) is an emerging network of Congregations who are committed to the Holy Scriptures as infallible, the Gospel of Jesus Christ as unchanging, the Great Commandment as motivation, and the Great Commission as compelling!
Building on the Foundation of Jesus Christ, AMEC holds to the orthodoxy of the Apostles, treasures the heritage of the Evangelical Reformers, promotes the convictions of the biblical Anabaptists and believes a doctrinal unity is essential for truly transforming ministries in the Twenty-First Century.
The new affiliation is a voluntary association of congregations with a common commitment both to the doctrinal foundation of evangelical orthodoxy and to the worthy tenets of historical Anabaptism.
www.amecnorthamerica.org /main/main.html   (206 words)

  
 Affiliations and Endorsements [AIIA Institute]
AIIA is a member of the National Association of Evangelicals.
AIIA is also a member of the Evangelical Ministries to New Religions.
AIIA board members attend churches affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of America, the Conservative Baptist Association, the Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical Congregations, and a number of other local autonomous evangelical churches.
aiia.christiananswers.net /affiliations.html   (466 words)

  
 Directory of Saskatchewan churches / Annuaire des églises du Saskatchewan
"The Saskatchewan Synod is one of 5 synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.
It is sometimes difficult to distinguish Pentecostal, Charismatic, and Holiness churches from other Evangelical churches.
The Saskatchewan Conference of the United Church consists of 340 congregations organised in 201 pastoral charges, and 7 presbyteries.
www.ecumenism.net /denom/saskatchewan.htm   (821 words)

  
 DIVULGAZIONE
Fellowship of Mennonite churches in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Vermont.
Information/Forum/Chat for Holdeman Mennonites (Holdemans) also known as the Church of God In Christ Mennonite.
Bestof articles from the Mennonite press on mission, faith, family and history.
www.sussidiario.it /cgi-bin/odp/index.cgi?/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Denominations/Anabaptist/Mennonites   (470 words)

  
 Presbyterian
In 2000 there were 11,178 congregations with 2,525,330 members.
The church considers late term abortions a matter of grave moral concern and believes they should be undertaken in the rarest of circumstances.
Affiliations: The PCUSA is in full communion with three other denominations: The Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Reformed Church in America, and the United Church of Christ.
www.accsd.org /Presbyterian.html   (754 words)

  
 Religious Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A group to provide support for Mennonite and Church of the Brethren gay, lesbian and bisexual people, their friends and families.
Evangelicals Concerned Western Region is a national non-denominational group that provides support and Bible study for people of a wide variety of Christian backgrounds.
A growing movement of United Methodist individuals, congregations, campus ministries, and other groups which publicly welcome all persons, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
www.mindspring.com /~karen.anne.taylor/religion.html   (803 words)

  
 USMB
ICOMB (International Committee of Mennonite Brethren) - an organization that includes representatives from the 17 Mennonite Brethren national conferences around the world.
It reflects the biblical call to care for the hungry and thirsty, the stranger, the sick and those in prison.
Rooted in the Anabaptist faith tradition, MMA offers practical stewardship education and tools to individuals, congregations, and organizations.
www.usmb.org /partners.htm   (396 words)

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