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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Evangelical Church
The sixteenth-century Reformers accused the Catholic Church of having adulterated the primitive purity of the
Church" applies to a branch of the Protestant Church in Germany, formed in 1817 at the instance of King Frederick William III of Prussia, by a union of the Lutheran and the
churches at war with one another and powerless to withstand the inroads of the Catholic Church; that the union was a Prussian achievement to be supported by all true lovers of Prussia.
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  AllRefer.com - Evangelical United Brethren Church (Protestant Denominations) - Encyclopedia
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.
In earlier years the membership of the Evangelical Church and of the United Brethren in Christ included few who were not German in speech, but later the German-speaking element formed only a small proportion.
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 United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
When the United States was formed John Wesley, in his first decisive break with the Anglican church, ordained Ashbury and Thomas Coke as superintendents, gave them a set of articles and rules, and declared the American Methodists free of any remaining Anglican connections.
The church began to expand rapidly, growing to 200,000 by 1816, because its itinerant circuit riders, and the camp meetings it adopted, were ideally suited to frontier conditions while Methodism's practical and evangelical doctrines appealed to the ordinary American.
This emphasised the duty of the church to attempt to correct social ills, and meant Methodists were prominent in urban missions, prohibition, and campaigning for pro-labour laws.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/christ/esp/umc.html   (509 words)

  
 Evangelical United Brethren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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.
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 United Church News: Global trend: World's oldest Protestant churches now ordain gays and lesbians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The United Church of Christ was a minority of one 30 years ago when the Rev. William R. Johnson became the first openly gay man ordained to Christian ministry.
Practices are not consistent from church to church, but in all of them church leaders have either ordained openly homosexual candidates for ministry or signaled their willingness to do so.
The General Synod of the Church of Norway, voted in 1997 to oppose the ordination of homosexuals living with a partner, but four of the eleven Norwegian bishops have declared that this policy is not binding in their dioceses.
www.ucc.org /ucnews/jun02/trend.htm   (911 words)

  
 Evangelical Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Evangelical Church or Evangelical Association was founded by Jacob Albright, a German-speaking Christian influenced by John Wesley and the Methodist movement.
In 1946, the Evangelical Church merged with the United Brethren in Christ at a meeting in Johnstown, PA to form the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
This body, in turn, united with the American Methodist Church in 1968 to form the United Methodist Church.
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 David Parker Historical Baptist Heritage United Evangelical Church Charles Stewart John Dunmore Lang
The chapel was used by the United Evangelical Church from 1851 to 1855.
Effective cooperation in gospel witness was the legacy of the United Evangelical Church 150 years after its establishment, according to the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland, Rt Rev. David Secomb.
The United Evangelical Church was composed of Baptist, Congregationalists and Presbyterians migrants who had been brought to Queensland in an ambitious migration scheme by Dr John Dunmore Lang.
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 Vereinigte Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche Deutschlands (VELKD)
Through its member churches, which also belong to the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) [Evangelical Church in Germany], the VELKD is linked closely with the EKD and views itself as a part of this fellowship.
The Church Council consists of the Presiding Bishop, his or her deputy, a further member of the Bishops' Conference, the President of the General Synod and nine additional members elected by the General Synod from their number.
It exists alongside the advanced training facilities of the member churches and has the task of promoting fellowship among the cooperating churches and improving the general awareness of conditions in the member churches.
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 GERMAN EVANGELICAL SYNOD OF NORTH AMERICA - LoveToKnow Article on GERMAN EVANGELICAL SYNOD OF NORTH AMERICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The original organization was strengthened in 1858 by amalgamation with the German Evangelical Church Association of Ohio, and later by the inclusion of the German United Evangelical Synod of the East (1860), the Evangelical Synod of the North-West (1872) and the United Evangelical Synod of the East (1872).
The church, which has (1909) 985 ministers and some 238,000 communicant members, is divided into seventeen districts, with officers responsible to the General Synod, which meets every four years.
The literature of the church is mainly in German, though English is rapidly gaining ground.
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 Evangelical United Brethren Church --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Protestant church formed in 1946 by the merger of the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.
The three churches were each the result of mergers that had taken place within each denomination in Canada in the 19th and early 20th century.
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.
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 Our History
Although the Evangelical Congregational Church began its official existence in 1923, we must go back through the United Evangelical Church formed in 1895 and beyond that to the Evangelical Association founded by followers of Jacob Albright in 1816.
Here, the Church was born and the “Round House” was held sacred in the memory of many, who by faith, were translated from darkness to light.
During the perplexing transitional period of 1895 the Church became part of a new Denomination and was renamed Trinity United Evangelical Church.
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 wfn.org | LWI News in Brief
The churches anticipate a process that includes their active participation in national and international forums with the aim to achieve recognition of foreign debt illegitimacy..
It is expected that churches and their agencies in the North would reach a consensus concerning an approach to the origin, composition and legitimacy of foreign debt.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Georgia is an autonomous regional church of ELCROS.
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 United Evangelical Lutheran Church
The IELU resulted from missionary activities of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the USA, which made an exploratory trip to Argentina in 1908, organized by its Mission Board and the Women's Missionary Society.
The church has a synodical structure and the highest authority is the Assembly which nominates an Executive Council.
There is a renewed climate of cooperation within the church as it re-establishes participation in the ecumenical arena.
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 wfn.org | German Lutheran Church Body Favors Closer Cooperation with EKD
The relationship between the VELKD as a "fellowship of churches of the same confession" and EKD as a "fellowship of Protestant churches of different confessions" should be structured in such a way as to facilitate the implementation of the mission of the Church.
For the VELKD and its member churches, mutual belonging within the worldwide Lutheran family was an important component of their participation in global ecumenism and could not be given up.
The VELKD is an association of eight regional Lutheran churches in Bavaria, Brunswick, Hanover, Mecklenburg, North Elbia, Saxony, Schaumburg-Lippe and Thuringia.
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As a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover, she also served as an examiner at the theological seminary in Hildesheim.
The pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick studied theology in Bethel, Hamburg and Gvttingen in Germany, and at the theological faculty of the Waldensian Church in Rome, Italy.
The GNC/LWF comprises the VELKD member churches, as well as the Evangelical Lutheran Churches in Baden and Oldenburg, Evangelical Church of Pomerania, Church of Lippe (Lutheran Section) and the Evangelical Church in Wrttemberg.
www.wfn.org /2004/02/msg00118.html   (523 words)

  
 United Evangelical Lutheran Church --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
church organized in 1896 in Minneapolis, Minn., as the United Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in America by merger of the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America (the North Church) and the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church Association in America (the Blair Church).
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was formed in 1988 by the merger of two major Lutheran denominations, the American Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church in America, along with the much smaller Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches.
church organized by Norwegian and Swedish immigrants in 1860 in Jefferson Prairie, Wis., as the Scandinavian Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
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All property would be given to the United Evangelical Church and membership in the new congregation would be each individual's decision.
For both groups, this must have been an answer to prayer; the United Evangelical Church was able to expand its work in Chicago and the United Christian Brethren had a need support structure in the denomination.
A. Smith, a native of Ireland and a licensed minister in the Ohio Conference of the United Evangelical Church, served at the mission until the Annual Conference of March, 1901.
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 United Church of Christ in Indiana
The United Church of Christ, however, was formed by the merger of four denominations with a long and vital history in early Indiana - the Christian Church and the Congregational Church as well as two predominantly German faiths, the Evangelical Church and the Reformed Church.
The Evangelical Society, founded in St. Louis in 1840, applied to the AHMS for young missionaries and in 1846, one Henry Toelke was sent to Indiana.
When the merger of the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed was accomplished in 1957, it was the strength of the German church that gave it such a strong presence in Indiana.
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 Wesley Sanford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Evangelical Messenger, Cleveland, Ohio, from 1882-1888; and in 1889 established the
He was elected bishop of the United Evangelical church at the general conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in October, 1891, and his term expired by the law of the church in October, 1902, when the conference made him editor of the official church paper, the Pittsburg
He was a delegate to the general conferences of 1883, 1887, 1891, 1894 and 1898; delegate to the annual sessions of the board of missions; chairman of the publishing committee of the new “Evangelical Church Hymnal”, 1894; and alternate delegate to the Ecumenical conference of Methodism in London, 1901.
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 German United Evangelical Zion Church, Zion United Church of Christ (Evangelical and Reformed), Dyer, Hanover Township, ...
Background:The German United Evangelical Zion Church (Deutsche Vereinigten Evangelisches Zions Kirche) congregation was organized on August 31, 1859 as a daughter congregation of St. Johns Lutheran Church of Eagle Lake, Illinois.
Their first church, measuring 40 x 30 feet, and which included living quarters for the pastor, was built at the site of the present church on 113th Avenue, about a half mile east of the Indiana-Illinois State Line.
The signatures of the original signers of the church constitution on August 31, 1859 are in many cases faded and difficult to read.
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 History - Keizer Clear Lake United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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.
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 Evangelical Church in Germany, The --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Organized in 1948 after the difficult years of the Nazi era (1933–45), it helped the German Protestant churches restore themselves, and it reestablished relations with churches outside of Germany.
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Christian religious body, formerly the Evangelical Association, founded among German-speaking people in Pennsylvania about 1800 by Jacob Albright, former Methodist; in 1946 united with United Brethren in Christ to become the Evangelical United Brethren church; in 1968 merged with Methodist church to form United Methodist church; until 1894 included Evangelical...
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 German United Evangelical Zion Church, Zion United Church of Christ (Evangelical and Reformed), Dyer, Hanover Township, ...
Background:The German United Evangelical Zion Church (Deutsche Vereinigten Evangelisches Zions Kirche) congregation was organized on August 31, 1859 as a daughter congregation of St. Johns Lutheran Church of Eagle Lake, Illinois.
Their first church, measuring 40 x 30 feet, and which included living quarters for the pastor, was built at the site of the present church on 113th Avenue, about a half mile east of the Indiana-Illinois State Line.
The signatures of the original signers of the church constitution on August 31, 1859 are in many cases faded and difficult to read.
feefhs.org /USA/in/lake/hanover/zucc/zbook1.html   (692 words)

  
 E U B - Evangelical United Brethren Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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.
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 Evangelical United Brethren Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Evangelical Church was begun by the evangelical, pietistic efforts of Jacob
Evangelical Church - Evangelical Church: see Evangelical United Brethren Church.
Statement of the EKD (Evangelical Church in Germany) council on the final report of the Special Commission on Orthodox Participation in the WCC.(Ecumenical Chronicle)(World Council of Churches) (The Ecumenical Review)
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 Wesley United Methodist Church, Naperville: MethodistLinks
The United Methodist Church is the major body of Methodists in America, but those who follow the path blazed by John Wesley are found in other bodies throughout the world...
The Free Methodist Church in the United Kingdom
The Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina (en Espanol).
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 E U B - Evangelical United Brethren Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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.
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 University United Methodist Church in East Lansing, MI
Slavery was opposed by John Wesley and the early church disciplines.
After years of negotiation, in 1939 the Methodist Episcopal Churches North and South and the Methodist Protestant Church united to form The Methodist Church.
In 1946 this church and the Church of the Brethren in Christ merged to form the Evangelical United Brethren church.
www.uumc-msu.org /methodist_hist.htm   (2924 words)

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