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  Evangelical United Brethren - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Evangelical United Brethren subsequently merged with The Methodist Church in 1968 to form the United Methodist Church.
The United Brethren Church claims this organization in 1800 as the first denomination to actually begin in the United States.
In 1946, the larger United Brethren branch merged with the Evangelical Association to form the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
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 Evangelical United Brethren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Evangelical United Brethren Church was formed in November 1946 through the merging of the former Church of the United Brethren in Christ and the Evangelical Church.
A division in the denomination gave birth to the United Evangelical Church in 1894.
The Evangelical United Brethren Church in the United States merged with the Methodist Church in 1968 to form the United Methodist Church.
www.mhsc.ca /encyclopedia/contents/E9372.html   (402 words)

  
 Evangelical United Brethren Church. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Evangelical Church was begun by the evangelical, pietistic efforts of Jacob Albright, a Lutheran convert to Methodism, who preached among his fellow Pennsylvania Germans.
The United Brethren in Christ came into being as a result of the evangelistic preaching of Philip William Otterbein of the German Reformed Church and Martin Boehm, a Mennonite bishop.
The societies formed under Otterbein and Boehm took shape as a distinct ecclesiastical body, to be known as the United Brethren in Christ, at a conference in 1800, at which the two ministers were elected bishops.
www.bartleby.com /65/ev/EvangUBC.html   (418 words)

  
 200 Years of United Methodism, page 73   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The multiplication of church boards and agencies, which had been occurring in the United Brethren, Evangelical, and Methodist churches since the 1920s, was speeded up, bringing with it a shift from leadership by bishops to leadership by executive secretaries.
In 1942 their plan of union was approved by a vote of 226 to 6 in the Evangelical General Conference; the favorable vote in the United Brethren General Conference of 1945 was 224 to 2.
The only losers were United Brethren women; there was no specific provision for their ordination and appointment as pastors in the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
www.drew.edu /books/200Years/part4/073.htm   (294 words)

  
 About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged in 1968 to form the United Methodist Church.
The essence of United Brethren theology is a commitment to a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ.
From the inner cities to the hills of Appalachia, from suburbs to farmlands, United Brethren congregations minister and worship.
www.centralconference.org /AboutUs.htm   (2677 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Founders: Although the United Methodist Church is actually the current result of several schisms and mergers within and among different churches, the United Methodist Church considers its founder to be John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement.
The first of these, the United Brethren in Christ, was founded by Philip William Otterbein, not as a new church, but as a way to renew the faith of German-speaking Methodist settlers in America.
Similarly, "The Evangelical United Brethren Church" resulted from a union consummated in 1946 of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and the Evangelical Church.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/methodist.html   (4706 words)

  
 The Confession of Faith of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
The Confession of Faith of the Evangelical United Brethren Church
From the Discipline of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, 1963
The Evangelical United Brethren Church was formed in 1946 by the merger of The Church of the United Brethren in Christ and the Evangelical Church.
www.cresourcei.org /creedeub.html   (1534 words)

  
 200 Years of United Methodism, page 77   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Evangelical United Brethren and Methodist churches preserved concern for Christian certainty and continued the quest for unity.
This compromise made it possible for the Methodist General Conference to approve merger by a vote of 749 to 40 and the Evangelical United Brethren one to support it 325 to 88.
Therefore, a dream was consecrated on April 23, 1968, in Dallas--the city that watched in 1963 the desecration of another dream, that of the Kennedy Camelot--when Evangelical United Brethren Bishop Reuben H. Mueller and Methodist Bishop Lloyd C.
www.drew.edu /books/200Years/part4/077.htm   (264 words)

  
 UMC History
On April 23, 1968, The United Methodist Church was created when Bishop Reuben H. Mueller, representing The Evangelical United Brethren Church, and Bishop Lloyd C. Wicke of The Methodist Church joined hands at the constituting General Conference in Dallas, Texas.
With the words, "Lord of the Church, we are united in Thee, in Thy Church and now in The United Methodist Church," the new denomination was given birth by two churches that had distinguished histories and influential ministries in various parts of the world.
In the Evangelical United Brethren heritage, for example, Philip William Otterbein, the principal founder of the United Brethren in Christ, assisted in the ordination of Francis Asbury to the superintendency of American Methodist work.
www.donet.com /~normandyumc/umc_history.html   (699 words)

  
 The Cross and Flame: A Personal Memoir, by Edwin H. Maynard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Prior to the 1946 union of the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, neither of the official periodicals, The Evangelical Messenger nor The Religious Telescope displayed a denominational insigne.
Editions of the United Brethren Discipline from 1895 through 1945 carried on the title page a device composed of a torch, a quill pen and a book, with the words, "Lux et Veritas," but this appears to be more of a publisher's colophon than a denominational symbol.
Seals of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and the Evangelical Association are preserved as banners at Otterbein Home in Lebanon, Ohio.
www.gcfa.org /C&FPersonalMemoir.html   (3712 words)

  
 By Water & The Spirit
Baptism was also a subject of concern and controversy in the Evangelical and United Brethren traditions that were brought together in 1946 in The Evangelical United Brethren Church.
Following the union of 1946, The Evangelical United Brethren Church adopted a ritual that included services of baptism for infants and adults, and also a newly created service for the dedication of infants that had little precedent in official rituals of either of the former churches.
United Methodism is not alone in the need to recover the significance of baptism nor in its work to do so.
www.gbod.org /worship/articles/water_spirit/intro.html   (1189 words)

  
 Famous United Brethren
The United Brethren Church (officially the Church of the United Brethren in Christ) was first formed in 1767 by Martin Boehm and Philip William Otterbein.
In 1946, the larger United Brethren religious body merged with the Evangelical Association to form the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
The Evangelical United Brethren Church later merged with the Methodist Church in 1968 to form The United Methodist Church, further eliminating any competition for the "United Brethren" denominational name.
www.adherents.com /largecom/fam_united_brethren.html   (344 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Evangelical United Brethren Church
Evangelical United Brethren Church, American Protestant denomination formed in 1946 by merger of the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United...
Otterbein, Philip William (1726-1813), American clergyman, who founded the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, later renamed the...
United Methodist Church, Protestant denomination formed in 1968 by merger of the Methodist church and the Evangelical United Brethren church.
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 What is The Evangelical Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A group of former Evangelical United Brethren ministers and laity, representing some nearly fifty congregations in Oregon and Washington took a giant leap of faith to begin the new denomination.
All the streams that united to (re)form The Evangelical Church have a direct connection to the seventeenth century Dutch theologian Jacob Arminius, and the eighteenth century British revivalist, John Wesley.
The Evangelical Church is a missionary oriented church averaging at least one adult missionary per local church.
theevangelicalchurch.com /what_is_the_evangelical_church.htm   (780 words)

  
 Evangelical United Brethren Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Evangelical United Brethren Church, Protestant denomination created (1946) by the union of the Evangelical Church and the United Brethren in Christ.
United Brethren in Christ - United Brethren in Christ: see Evangelical United Brethren Church.
United Methodist Church - United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0817938.html   (591 words)

  
 United Brethren in Christ --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Evangelical Christian denomination founded in U.S. under leadership of Philip William Otterbein (1726–1813) of German Reformed church and Martin Boehm (1725–1812), a Mennonite; in 1946 united with Evangelical church to become the Evangelical United Brethren church; in 1968 merged with Methodists to form United Methodist church.
Known for many years as River Brethren, the church was not officially organized under the name Brethren in Christ until 1863, when the drafting of young men into...
Protestant church formed in 1946 by the merger of the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9339141?tocId=9339141   (928 words)

  
 Otterbein Who? Old Otterbein Church
Otterbein assumed the pastorate of the Evangelical Reformed church in Baltimore in 1774, a position he held for almost 40 years.
In 1800, at the first annual conference of the United Brethren in Christ, he and Boehm were elected bishops.
The "liberals" eventually merged with the Evangelical Association and became Evangelical United Brethren Church.
www.oldotterbeinumc.org /Page7.html   (160 words)

  
 About the United Methodist Church (Movement Toward Union 1940 - 1967) - Stephens United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although Methodists, Evangelicals, and United Brethren each had published strong statements condemning war and advocating peaceful reconciliation among the nations, the strength of their positions was largely lost with American involvement in the hostilities of World War II.
As expressions of their wider ecumenical commitment, Methodists and the Evangelical United Brethren became active members of the World Council of Churches, founded in 1948, and the National Council of Churches, founded in 1950.
When Methodists and the Evangelical United Brethren united in 1968, the right of women to full clergy status was included in the plan of union.
www.gbgm-umc.org /stephens/abouttheumc_union.html   (578 words)

  
 E U B - Evangelical United Brethren Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Evangelical United Brethren Church came into existence in 1946 through the merger of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and the Evangelical Church.
The Church of the United Brethren in Christ arose in 1800 through the efforts of Philip Otterbein of the German Reformed Church, and Martin Boehm, a Mennonite bishop.
The organization that later became the Evangelical Church was begun by Jacob Albright in 1807.
mb-soft.com /believe/text/eub.htm   (226 words)

  
 Excerpts relating to the Republican United Brethren
What the Republican United Brethren could hope to gain by joining themselves to the anti-republican United Brethren, we do not pretend to know, unless it was that they might have better opportunities for avenging themselves.
Shindledecker, John Frysinger, and J. Hickman have withdrawn from the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, because they were not permitted to advocate slavery and treason in her communion.
Of the brethren complained of, one, G. Holden, arrived before the session closed and demanded an immediate trial, received it and was expelled.
www.huntington.edu /ubhc/miscellaneous/RUB/luttrell.htm   (3695 words)

  
 History of the United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As United Methodists, we have an obligation to bear a faithful Christian witness to Jesus Christ, the living reality at the center of the Church’s life and witness.
The Evangelical United Brethren Church adopted a statement of social principles in 1946 at the time of the uniting of the United Brethren and The Evangelical Church.
In 1972, four years after the uniting in 1968 of The Methodist Church and The Evangelical United Brethren Church, the General Conference of The United Methodist Church adopted a new statement of Social Principles, which was revised in 1976 (and by each successive General Conference).
www.umcmcdistrict.org /churchhistory.htm   (742 words)

  
 Newberry Library | Title
The revivals spurred the formation of two denominations: the United Brethren in Christ (1800) and the Evangelical Association (1816).
A group succeeded from the Evangelical Association in 1891 to form the United Evangelical Association, however these two groups merged again in 1922 to form the Evangelical Church.
In 1946, the United Brethren in Christ and the Evangelical Church merged to form the Evangelical United Brethren.
www.newberry.org /genealogy/EUB.html   (447 words)

  
 STH | Library | Guides | Methodist History
The United Methodist Church (U.S.) is one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States.
The Church of the United Brethren in Christ was organized in 1800 officially, though conferences had been held as early as 1774.
In 1946, the Evangelical Church merged with theChurch of the United Brethren in Christ to form the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
www.bu.edu /sth/library/guides/methodism-history.html   (1378 words)

  
 Brethren Groups
Moravians, Moravian Brethren, Unitas Fratrum or Unity of Brethren
Brethren in the new world were at first a loose knit confederation of settlements.
United Brethren leader Martin Boehm was the spiritual leader of this group until its congregation, principally of Mennonite background, began to withdraw from him because of his liberal views on baptism, and his relationships with non-Mennonite individuals.
www.cob-net.org /docs/groups.htm   (3749 words)

  
 General
The United Methodist Church, as thus constituted, is, and shall be, the successor of the two uniting churches.
In The United Methodist Church no conference or other organizational unit of the Church shall be structured so as to exclude any member or any constituent body of the Church because of race, color, national origin, status, or economic condition.
The United Methodist Church shall confront and seek to eliminate racism, whether in organizations or in individuals, in every facet of its life and in society at large.
archives.umc.org /interior.asp?mid=1553   (446 words)

  
 Church History | General Conference 2000 - The United Methodist Church
The United Methodist Church was formed in 1968 with the union of the former Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church.
The Evangelical United Brethren Church, established in 1946, represented the union of two U.S.-born denominations: the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.
Legal separation within the church was ended in 1968 with the merger of the Methodist and Evangelical United Brethren Churches.
www.gc2000.org /about/history.htm   (390 words)

  
 History - Keizer Clear Lake United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The name changed from Clear Lake Evangelical Church to Clear Lake Evangelical United Brethren church in 1946 when it united with the Evangelical United Brethren denomination.
The lumber was used to build a separate Sunday school unit with several classrooms, a fellowship room, a kitchen, a supply room, and two restrooms.
In 1968, the Evangelical United Brethren united with the Methodists and the denomination became the United Methodist Church.
www.open.org /~kclumc/history.html   (275 words)

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