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  Assyrian Church of the East - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Holy Apostolic and Catholic Assyrian Church of the East under His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV is a Christian church that traces its origins to the See of Babylon, said to be founded by Saint Thomas the Apostle.
The Assyrian Church of the East is known by historians and scholars and also proclaimed by the Pope John Paul II as “The martyrs’ church”, because no church has suffered as much martyrdom for Christianity as the Assyrian Church of the East has.
Bishops from the Church of the East were sent from Mesopotamia to India until the Sixteenth Century, but ecclesio-political considerations related to Portuguese missions meant that for the next few centuries bishops for India were ordained only with authorization from Rome, or from the Chaldean Catholic Church (a particular church in communion with Rome).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Assyrian_Church_of_the_East   (2329 words)

 Church of the East & Abroad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Church of the East and Abroad is a Christian denomination claiming its origin during the Second Temple era of Judaism.
It describes itself as a Nasrani Nestorian Orthodox Church, and claims a common history with the Assyrian Church of the East, which is denied by the latter.
It is said that in 2003 some 1000 Burmese Christians joined their church, and were granted the name Burmese Orthodox Church along the border of Myanmar extending from Laos to the Adaman Sea, in an area which they call The Kingdom of Nettara and which is located within Thailand's Burmese Refugee Camp Areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Church_of_the_East_&_Abroad   (624 words)

 Church of the East in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Assyrian Church of the East in India is known as the ChaldeanSyrianChurch.
The significant contribution of the Church of the East in India as far as the Syriac literature is concerned, is two-fold.
The Church of the East in India is using the Liturgy of Addai and Mari.
www.nestorian.org /church_of_the_east_in_india.html   (4445 words)

 Early Christian Church in the East
The Church of the East did not teach transubstantiation, (the wafer becoming the real body of Jesus and the wine becoming the real blood of Jesus during the mass) or that there was a purgatory.
Not only did The Church of the East have to contend with Rome's anger over their unwillingness to accept pagan customs but it was met with hostility by other religions in their area.
True converts to the Church of the East were never lured by pomp and ceremony, nor by the rites that were practiced in Buddhism or Hinduism.
www.tt.writtentreasures.org /part_2.html   (7429 words)

 The East Timor Catholic Church on East Timor Nowadays
As the Church is willing to help people achieving their perfect progress, manifesting public interest to be more humane, the Church has more responsibility to promote justice, peace, love and freedom through its teaching authority in the form of cooperation with all people with good intentions obeying the Teacher's instructions to teach all nations.
Therefore the Church has the noble task to disseminate its doctrine on the community and also submitting moral assessment such as political structure whenever the rights of the people or the salvation are required and based on public interest in line with the evolution of time and situation.
The Church takes this position encouraged by the awareness and loyalty for this mission, for the community, for whom the Church was assigned to inform the Truth, Freedom, Peace, respect for human being in the Spirit of the Bible and the Church's Social Doctrine.
www.etan.org /timor/church.htm   (1205 words)

 || Indian Christianity ||
This Church is under the Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East.
On 17 October 1976 Mar Dinkha was consecrated as the Patriarch of the universal Assyrian Church of the East.
Since the Roman Catholics began to argue that this church was a Catholic Church, the authorities of this church changed the name to Marth Mariam, which is the Syriac translation of the name St. Mary, Vyakula Mathavu also referred to the mother of Jesus Christ.
www.indianchristianity.org /assyrian.html   (3567 words)

 ChurchDocs.Org: Guidelines for Admission to Eucharist with Assyrian Church of the East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The request for admission to the Eucharist between the Chaldean Church and the Assyrian Church of the East is connected with the particular geographical and social situation in which their faithful are actually living.
The principal issue for the Catholic Church in agreeing to this request, related to the question of the validity of the Eucharist celebrated with the Anaphora of Addai and Mari, one of the three Anaphoras traditionally used by the Assyrian Church of the East.
The Assyrian Church of the East has also preserved full Eucharistic faith in the presence of our Lord under the species of bread and wine and in the sacrificial character of the Eucharist.
www.churchdocs.org /liturgy/assyrian-admission.html   (695 words)

 Church of the East
Any church that belongs to the WCC should be considered a false church, as the true Church would never make concessions to any other religion, let alone the Roman Catholic church.
I have a great respect for the Assyrian Church of the East for preserving the Peshitta all these centuries, and for spreading Christianity throughout the East.
We shall conclude the discussion of the church’s shortcomings here, as the purpose of this short article is not to condemn COE members, but to give the honest truth regarding the only major church that adheres to the original Aramaic Peshitta.
www.aramaicpeshitta.com /Online_Version/church_of_the_east.htm   (1417 words)

 Assyrian Church of the East - Bishopric
Since the establishment of the Diocese in Australia, in 1985, and until 1994, the Church in Australia did not facilitate for the residency of the Bishop.
With the wise decision of the trustees committee and the Bishop, the Church was able to purchase a block of land in 1994, to the value of A$90,000.00 and construct a Bishop's residence for A$220,000.00.
The Bishopric is registered under the title of "Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East".
www.assyrianchurch.com.au /bishopric.htm   (94 words)

 The Assyrian Church of the East Maintains Its Continuity - Assyrian News Agency
His Grace Mar Meelis Zaia, Bishop of the Assyrian Church of the East of Australia, New Zealand, and Secretary of the Holy Synod delivered the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East Synod’s decision regarding His Grace Mar Bawai Soro, the rebellious Bishop of the Western Diocese of California Assyrian Church of the East.
Members of these churches report that a group of bold gang members all dressed in fl guard the churches during the service, intimidate and harass members who had built those churches with the sweat of their brow.
No Christian in the Assyrian Church of the East has been refused the Holy Communion because they were not members of the church, and no one has ever been forced to be baptized again in order to be approved as a member.
assyriatimes.com /engine/modules/news/article.php?storyid=3123   (1185 words)

 The Church of the East
Tarig Aziz is a Christian and the Church is allowed the most freedom of any country in the Middle East with the exception of Egypt.
In response to the current situation The Keikyo Institute an organization assisting Assyrians particularly in Asia is asking Christians throughout the world to first pray for the Christians in Iraq, then to contact their legislators to request that the Christians be represented in the post-Sadaam Iraqi government.
At the very least the Assyrian Church is calling to the Church at large to support their status in the land that is historically theirs as the first Christian nation in the world.
www.thechurchoftheeast.com /news_oct_29_02.htm   (844 words)

 East Heights United Methodist Church
At East Heights, we believe that God desires to bring healing and wholeness to every life and to transform the world into the Kingdom of God.
The mission of East Heights is very clear, to share with all people the unconditional love of God revealed in Jesus Christ.
At East Heights you will find a great diversity in worship styles, in Sunday Schools, in Bible studies in children and youth programs and in opportunities to serve, but our unity is found in our one purpose to share God's love so that lives are changed.
www.ehumc.org   (185 words)

 Church of the East the Yoga of Jesus
Church of the East the Yoga of Jesus
he purpose of Church of the East is to forward the Yoga of Jesus to all humanity.
reedom is the essence of the divine message--Truth that allows Church of the East members to experience the intended ecstasy and happiness of Being.
church-of-the-east.org /welcome.shtml   (294 words)

 The Living Church Foundation
There is an Advent carol that says, “People, look East, and sing to-day:/ Love the Lord is on the way.” The carol reminds us that, from ancient times, the Church has faced east to pray.
In the 16th century, in the Church of England, altars were ripped out and tables were placed lengthwise in the center of the choir or church so that priest and people could gather around them.
In ancient basilicas the altar was free-standing, but the priest came from his seat in the apse, around the altar, to face east for the eucharistic prayer.
www.livingchurch.org /publishertlc/viewarticle.asp?ID=1394   (975 words)

 East 91st Christian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
By igniting a church planting movement in North America, we can influence the world for Christ in the years to come.
Each church-planting team is asked to recruit an appropriately-gifted staff member who will leave to plant the next church within three years, and every new church will be asked to commit to plant a daughter church at least every three years.
Our vision is to ignite a church planting movement that will spread throughout these regions, our nation, and ultimately around the world.
www.east91st.org /content/cp_why_plant_churches.aspx   (533 words)

 East Thonotosassa Baptist Church
East Thonotosassa Baptist Church holds: Jesus as its model, The Bible as its base, Prayer as its priority, Evangelism as its motivation, Cooperation as its spirit, Missions as its vision, and Unity as its goal.
East Thonotosassa Baptist Church is a "cooperating" Southern Baptist Church.
We are committed to a strong mission base within our church functioning through our Men's, Women's, and Children's Ministries, supporting local, state, national and world wide mission projects.
etbchurch.org   (149 words)

 By Foot To China: Mission of The Church of the East, to 1400
The Synod of the Church of the East rejected celibacy of the clergy.
The Church of the East, considering itself distinct from the Western (Roman) or Eastern (Byzantian) Churches, holds its origin to have been in Edessa, modern Urfa of Turkey, the capital city of the little Kingdom of Osrohene in northern Mesopotamia (between the rivers).
In 499 another synod of the Church of the East rejected the doctrine of the celibacy of the clergy (though a later act required the highest clergy to be celibate, a rule sometimes ignored in different times and places).
www.aina.org /books/bftc/bftc.htm   (17754 words)

 THE CHURCH IN EAST LOS ANGELES - Lovers of Jesus affiliated with local churches, Watchman Nee, Witness Lee (Splash Page)
The church in East Los Angeles, California warmly welcomes you.
Based on the oneness of all the Christians in East Los Angeles we meet as the church in East Los Angeles.
We are in fellowship with over 2,000 local churches worldwide to express the one Body of Christ.
www.churchineastlosangeles.org   (180 words)

Our hope is that this website will be used as a useful method to reach out to others and to spread the Gospel to those that visit.
The East Columbus Church of Christ is a nondenominational congregation seeking to imitate the pattern of New Testament Christianity.
We practice those things recorded in the New Testament as the continuing work and worship of local churches.
www.eastcolumbuschurch.com   (211 words)

 Church of the East - Wikichristian
In brief, the Church of the East is a Christian denominational body that traces its origins back to the early church.
It sometimes calls itself the Assyrian Orthodox Church, but should not be confused with the distinct Syrian Orthodox Church, which is an Eastern oriental body.
An overview of the history of the Church of the East
www.wikichristian.org /index.php?title=Church_of_the_East   (105 words)

 East Memorial Baptist Church, Prattville, Alabama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Located in the heart of Prattville, Alabama, East Memorial Baptist Church is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the most caring, spirit-filled churches in the Southeast...a place where you can begin again.
Whether through the various ministries within the church or the outreach into the community, the people of East Memorial live to glorify God and help others come to know the amazing, saving grace only He can give us.
If you are thinking of visiting East Memorial, or have already visited our church, and would like to know more about how God can change your life forever, please feel free to call our church office at 365-7500.
www.eastmemorial.org /newtoembc.htm   (292 words)

 Assyrian Church of The East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Assyrian Church of the East is a church that traces its origins to the See of Babylon, founded by Saint Thomas the Apostle.
The Assyrian Church is the original Christian church in what was once Parthia; today Iraq and western Iran.
Although the Assyrian Church split from the western churches in the course of the Nestorian schism, the theology of the Assyrian church can not be defined as Nestorianism.
www.zyworld.com /Assyrian/Assyrian_Church_of_The_East.htm   (326 words)

 East Huntsville Church of Christ
The Church of Christ in East Huntsville Alabama is committed to the Bible as the all sufficient Word of God!
When we understand that Christians are a group of people forming a united front against a spiritual foe, combining our efforts in concern for the lost and suffering of this world, then, and only then, will the prayer of our Savior bear fruit.
We could certainly begin with more Christian having a deeper understanding of and appreciation for the church of our Lord.
www.easthuntsville.org   (630 words)

 Assyrian Church Of The East - Los Angeles - Home
We, the Youth Ministry Association of the Assyrian Church of the East, give glory to God for a successful and spiritually fruitful Youth Conference 2006 just completed, being convened from June 30 to July 4, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.
The theme of this year was ‘Revolution’ (Quyama)—indicating the inner, spiritual renewal and conversion to which all the Youth of the Church were called to be engaged in.
The Youth further give the Lord thanks for the blessing of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, who gave permission to conduct such a gathering of the Church’s Youth.
www.stmaryassyrianchurch.com   (417 words)

 Bible League - Church Planting Middle East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In the Middle East, many doors are tightly closed, locking Middle Easterners in with the darkness.
But Christians in the Middle East long to see God illumine the darkness in their lands.
Please pray for the brothers and sisters seeking to establish and shepherd new bodies of believers in the Middle East, who face overwhelming persecution and resistance to the message of hope that they long to bring to their fellow countrymen.
www.bibleleague.org /church/planting/meast.php   (479 words)

 East Pointe Baptist Church
East Pointe is truly located in the most beautiful location on the Eastern Shore.
The Lord has blessed the church from its inception and greater things are in store as we see growth in our community as well as in the lives of the body of Christ.
We are thankful for God's blessings and welcome you to join us and discover opportunities for personal and spiritual growth.
www.eastpointebaptistchurch.com   (85 words)

 Assyrian Church of the East News - Home
Welcome to Assyrianchurchnews.com, the official news service of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East managed and administered by the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.
This news centre aims to provide up to date news, information, audio/video streaming, articles & documents to the sons & daughters of the Assyrian Church of the East, as well as outlining the specific events and decisions which took place at the 10th Holy Synod meeting.
You will be able to access news and information regarding every Assyrian Church of the East diocese from around the world.
www.assyrianchurchnews.com   (138 words)

 Spirituality of Church of the East
Manufacturing of these rare once-off Bibles was stopped in 1998, after only 320 copies were made, because of some 40-odd typos that slipped by the monks of St. Origen's.
The Church recently gave permission to release the remaining 150 copies (about 160 were destroyed) for sale as collectors pieces.
Proceeds from the sale of these unique, beautifully handmade, collectors pieces goes toward printing of the 4th English edition in the USA--expected in March/April 2002.
www.churchoftheeast.ca /store.htm   (510 words)

 Church of the East (Canada)
Church of the East is the original holy instrument of
Installed in northern India c.45AD by Lord Yesu the Saviour and His disciple St. Thomas, Church of the East forwards The Way -- the Yoga of Jesus to all humankind.
To Be in Christ is a gift everyone received.
www.churchoftheeast.ca   (173 words)

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