What denominations formed the United Church?
The United Church of Christ was formed when two Protestant churches, the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches united in 1957. This union adopted an earlier general statement of unity between the two denominations, the 1943 “Basis of Union”.
Who created the United Church?
It was founded by the Rev. Christoph F. Starck and 25 members who left Bethany German Evangelical Church (Evangelical Synod) in 1878.
Is the United Church of Canada dying?
Its leaders were respected public figures. It was – and remains – the biggest Protestant denomination in a country that, outside Quebec, has been largely shaped by centuries of Protestant tradition. But today, the church is literally dying. The average age of its members is 65.
What type of church is Hillsong?
Hillsong Church, commonly known as Hillsong, is a global charismatic Christian megachurch based in Australia.
|Denomination||Hillsong, Pentecostal, Charismatic|
|Weekly attendance||claims 150,000 (World), 43,000 (Australia)|
What version of the Bible does the United Church use?
The New Revised Standard Version (1990), or the New Jerusalem Bible, which is a Catholic version, are rec- ommended. There are many other reliable transla- tions, including the revised New English Bible, the New International Version, and Today’s English Version.