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  McCains Cumberland Presbyterian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Its southern boundary was the dividing ridge between Cumberland and Duck rivers, in Tennessee; its northern boundary was the Green River, in Kentucky.
When the Presbyterian Church divided one of its large presbyteries, assigning one portion thereof to Cumberland, it gave the name of the country to the new presbytery.
McCain's became the first ‘Cumberland’ Presbyterian Church in Maury County, and it was often referred to as the ‘mother of churches’.
historicmaury.org /index_files/mccains.html   (3408 words)

 Greene County, TN, Genealogy New Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Under the floor of the church is a hug stump from the tree which sheltered the people during those early camp meetings.
Church minutes have several references to session meetings, preaching services and other gatherings taking place in the Meeting House, thus, some type of structure proceeded the present church building (possibly log).
The present church building is made of white wood frame construction with eight large double windows having a total of 450 small window panes.
www.genealogyforyou.com /usa/tennessee/greene/nbcpchurch.html   (930 words)

 Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The denomination was made up of members of the Presbyterian Church and others in the area left abandoned when Kentucky Synod dissolved the original Cumberland Presbytery and expelled many of its ministers.
In 1889, Cumberland Presbyterians were the first Presbyterian body to ordain a woman as a minister, Louisa Mariah Layman Woosley.
In 1906, the Presbyterian Church (USA) proposed reunification with the CPC in the wake of revisions they had made to the Westminster Confession of Faith in 1903.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cumberland_Presbyterian_Church   (687 words)

 History of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Monroe County, Tennessee
Cumberland Presbytery of the Synod of Kentucky, ordained some of these who did not hhave the classical seminary education and who opposed the doctrine of predestination in the Presbyterian Westminster Confession.
Several churches in the area either began meeting in school houses and later build churches nearby or were closely identified with the schools.
Churches in the area not only donated funds but furnishings for us to be able to worship during the building process: Fairview Baptist Tabernancle - a spinet piano, Union CP - Hymnals and pulpit chairs, Lenoir City CP - wooden classroom chairs, Marietta CP youth - Table for kindergarten class.
newhopecp.org /history.htm   (3279 words)

 Pre-1883 History of Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church of White Co, TN
Thus, if the Zion Church was organized in 1810, then the Union Church would probably have been started in 1810 also, since Joseph Vincent Williams (whose father served as minister of both the Union and Zion churches) indicated that no Presbyterian church in White County pre-dated the Union Church.
Apparently, the Presbyterians (of whom Spencer Mitchell, the man who deeded the land, was one) were those who made the most prominent use of the church property.
The door, as was the custom of building country churches and school houses at that time, was placed in the side and this one was in the south side and the pulpit on the north side.
www.danielhaston.com /places/churches/oldunion/oldunion-history1.htm   (7163 words)

 History - Austin First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
It was in 1846 that the men of the Cumberland Presbyterian congregation in Austin built a small log church at 7th and Lavaca.
However, during the next four years it was to be shaken to its foundation by a movement to unite with the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. which had been confined principally to the North and West since the Civil War.
The beloved church at 7th and Lavaca became the property of the Presbyterian U.S.A. denomination.
www.austinfirst.org /about/index.html   (285 words)

 McDonough County, Illinois, Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Argyle
The church held its meetings at the place of organization until the year 1854, when it was transferred to Argyle, its present location, in the southeastern part of Hire township.
The church edifice which was erected in 1853, was held for several years jointly by the Cumberland Presbyterians and Baptist's, but now belongs to the former.
He entered the ministry, joining the presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian church, of Rushville, in August, 1877, and was licensed by that body in February, 1881, to preach the gospel.
www.macomb.com /~ilmcdono/Churches/PresChArgyle.html   (985 words)

 First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
In the log house residence in this peaceful valley the Cumberland Presbyterian Church as born as an Independent Presbytery on February 4, 1810.
In the religious awakening following "The Great revival of 1800" they were leaders in the rejection of the doctrine of fatality in the Westminster Conference and as insistance that the rigid standards of the Presbyterian Church for the education of the clergy be relaxed in the light of extraordinary circumstances on the American frontier.
"Cumberland" was for this Cumberland region "Presbyterian" described the form of government.
www.netease.net /firstcumberland/cpmontgomerybell.html   (332 words)

Ten members were admitted by letter in 1863 and the church was admitted to the Cumberland Presbytery in the same year when it convened at Madisonville, Tennessee.
Having no church structure, still meeting in the old log school and only having eleven members at the time, the church members petitioned the Presbytery to dissolve the church and let the members scatter to other churches.
The people of the church appointed George Hand to oversee the construction of the new building using timber donated by members and held a protracted meeting beginning the second Sunday of September 1869.
www.mindspring.com /~unioncpchurch/HistoryofUnionCPChurch.htm   (1594 words)

 Confession of Faith of the Cumberland Presbyterian Churches
The One Hundred Forty-Ninth General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the One hundred Fifth General Assembly of the Second Cumberland Presbyterian Church adopted the principle that the proposed revision would require adoption by the general assemblies of both denominations before it would be sent to presbyteries for a vote of approval or disapproval.
The returns from the presbyteries of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church were reviewed by its General Assembly of 1984, meeting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which declared the revised Confession of Faith to be adopted by the necessary three-fourths of the presbyteries voting affirmatively.
They are administered by and through the church as part of her common worship, being entrusted to properly ordained ministers under the authority of a judicatory of the church.
www.creeds.net /reformed/cumberland/index.htm   (8868 words)

 PC(USA) News: Liberian Presbyterian Church
In 1980, the Presbytery of Liberia became a presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Robert Watkins, director of the global missions unit of the Board of Missions of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, confirming that his office has not been notified of the PCL’s intention, said: “The Cumberland Presbyterian Church is primarily interested in the welfare of the Presbytery of Liberia.
According to Watkins, the Cumberland church has tried to be “sensitive” to the human needs in the PCL, and has made “small disbursements” from time to time for such things as feeding programs and emergency assistance.
www.pcusa.org /pcnews/2006/06126.htm   (1133 words)

 Cumberland Presbyterian Churches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Cumberland Presbyterians were born out of the Revival of 1800 and became the first among Presbyterians to ordain women to the Gospel ministry.
Today, Cumberland Presbyterians are found in two sister denominations who share the same Confession of Faith and many common ministries.
If you are interested in worshiping with a Cumberland Presbyterian congregation click here to send an e-mail request for information on churches in your community.
members.aol.com /mleslie598/cpc.html   (250 words)

 First Cumberland Presbyterian Church | Cleveland, TN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hudson is a graduate of the Program of Alternate Studies, a program of studies administered by the Memphis Theological Seminary of the Cumberland Presbyterian church.
He is the former pastor of Richard City CP Church and the former Associate Pastor of First Cumberland, Chattanooga.
Frances is involved in many aspects of worship as she serves as chairperson of the worship committee and also sings in the Chancel Choir.
www.fcpc.cc /staff.htm   (260 words)

 Upper Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Upper Cumberland Presbyterian Church still uses the 1906, original Confession of Faith of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
The seeds of the Upper Cumberland Presbyterian Church arose from a group known as the Fellowship of Cumberland Presbyterian Conservatives.
The Upper Cumberland part of the name refers to the fact that the denomination was established in Gallatin, TN on the Upper Cumberland River, the section of the Cumberland River east of Nashville,TN.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Upper_Cumberland_Presbyterian_Church   (426 words)

 The Branchville Church
If going to church, for you, is associated with outdated language, boring music and irrelevant sermons, then perhaps Branchville Church will be a better option for you.
Some churches call on their visitors to stand up during the service and introduce themselves.
While the people at The Branchville Church are genuinely interested in getting to know you and make you feel welcome, we will never call on you, or embarrass you in any way.
www.branchvillechurch.org   (514 words)

 Old Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church of White County, TN
That church, at some point, associated with the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination.
David and Peggy Haston were known to have been committed Cumberland Presbyterians when they arrived in White County.
Union church records indicate that David was the church's first clerk.
www.danielhaston.com /places/churches/oldunion/old-union.htm   (152 words)

 Franklin-Cumberland Presbyterian Church More History
FRANKLIN — Members of Franklin Cumberland Presbyterian Church watched Thursday morning as their tiny historic church finally got the finishing touch it's lacked since the early 1900s: A new steeple.
The Franklin Cumberland Presbyterian Church has always been a small Church, but is a very caring Church, filled with love and it’s people come to worship in Spirit and Truth.
The church also has a well equipped hall which is a very attractive and practical venue for a wedding reception.
franklincpchurch.com /index.htm   (363 words)

 Highland Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Highland Church, C. - The Cumberland Presbyterians organized a church at Highland school house, February 20, 1867.
The church was erected in 1870; dedicated February 12, 1883, by Rev. C.
Highland Cumberland and Presbyterian Church was organized Feb.20, 1867, by Rev. A.
www.rootsweb.com /~mocooper/Churches/Highland_Cumberland_and_Presbyterian_Church.htm   (235 words)

 Mt Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Rusk Co. Tx
The Mount Hope Church grew out of a Sunday School class organized by a Miss Coates, (great aunt of Glenn Williams) in her home, which was on a plot near a creek northwest of the present Mount Hope Cemetery.
With a charter membership of 12-14 and the already organized Evergreen Sunday School class, the Mount Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church was organized in 1860 under the direction of Preacher Bacon.
However, in November of 1989, the few remaining Mount Hope Cumberland Presbyterians were undaunted and determined that they would “stand firm as a stone wall,” and that “By the help of God and their friends”, they would remain the church in that place.
www.ladytexian.com /txrusk/Church/mt_hope.htm   (1592 words)

 Gum Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church History
Alex Stevenson, regularly ordained ministers of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the former of Memphis and the latter of Hopewell Presbytery, Tennessee.
Originally a part of it was designated as school property which is the south part of the tract and adjoining the Gum Spring, and the north part of the tract for church purposes with certain right-of-way privileges so as to have access to the spring.
You will note that both the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the Methodist Church are represented on this list of Trustees, since this property was originally procured and has continued to be used as joint property of both denominations.
www.rootsweb.com /~arwhite/wchs/Gum_Springs_Cumberland_Presbyterian_Church_History.html   (702 words)

 Stonegate Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Edmond Oklahoma (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Cumberland Presbyterian Church teaches that the Bible is the infallible rule of faith and practice.
Cumberland Presbyterian Churches hold ministers and elders accountable to teach by example and word a lifestyle that accords with the Scriptures.
Also available from Stonegate Church is the new Prayer Steps to Serenity: Daily Quiet Time Edition, a book of devotional readings and daily meditations that includes many of the biblical and spiritual principles first published in Prayer Steps to Serenity: The Twelve Step Journey.
www.stonegatechurch.org.cob-web.org:8888   (597 words)

 Nashville Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
To serve you better we offer you information on who we are as a presbytery and as Cumberland Presbyterians.
Nashville Presbytery is involved in ministries on the congregational, presbyterial, ecumenical, and global level.
The testimony of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church is summarized in the statement of John 3:16
www.davidsonacademy.com /np   (270 words)

 Our Doctrine - Austin First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
All who acknowledge Jesus as Christ and who have faith to understand the significance of this sacrament are invited to partake of it with us, regardless of their denominational affiliation.
We believe that although marriage is not a sacrament of the Church, yet it is a very sacred institution and should be so regarded by all people.
The official statement of doctrine of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church is called THE CONFESSION OF FAITH, which the reader is invited to consult for a more complete statement and the Scriptural supporting texts.
www.austinfirst.org /about/doctrine.html   (438 words)

 Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Those friendly voices you hear when you call the Dyersburg Cumberland Church are indicative of the genuine love of our church.
Dyersburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church is a friendly, diverse congregation comprised of various age groups, newcomers, and long timers that affirms Christ as sovereign of the church.
All persons in church are welcome to share Communion on the first Sunday of each month and at special periodical services.
www.cumberlandchurch.com /greetings.html   (493 words)

 Welcome to Cloyd's Cumberland Presbyterian Church!
At Cloyd’s our mission is to minister to all people with an open heart so that they may come to know Christ, grow in Christ, and serve Christ.
The church is special where God is worshipped, praised, and loved.
If you are looking for a church home, stop by for a visit.
www.cloydscpc.org   (127 words)

 JOYWOOD CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
We have a fourth Sunday night family potluck, a fifth Sunday breakfast, and we celebrate Holy Communion the second Sunday of each month.
Our church believes - Women serving in every office in the church including teachers, elders, and pastors.
Our Church offers - A church with warmth and fellowship - A church where your service is needed.
www.joywoodchurch.com   (104 words)

 Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Staff
In addition to his vocation as a licensed psychologist, Marty was ordained as a Cumberland Presbyterian Minister in 1999.
Involvement in the life of the church was and remains a very important part of her extended family's life together.
Having attended a Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Michigan and found the teaching to be biblically sound, the decision to attend Heights CP Church was a logical choice.
www.heightscpc.org /staff.html   (872 words)

 Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Please let the church office and the school know if your child will be riding the van.
General Assembly Report The General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (CPC) met concurrently with the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (CPCA), and the Presbyterian Church (USA) in Birmingham, AL on June 19-23.
Session Report The session of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church met on October 17, 2006 at 7:00 p.m at the church.
www.cumberlandchurch.com   (713 words)

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