Membership, Church


American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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  • Church —    The word used in Holy Scripture for Church is ecclesia, from the Greek word ek kaleo, meaning to call out. An ecclesia, therefore, is a body called out. The Rev. Francis J. Hall has given the following explanation, The Church is called the… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Church of the Larger Fellowship — Doorway of the Church of the Larger Fellowship on Joy Place behind the Unitarian Universalist Association Headquarters in Boston The Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF) provides a ministry to isolated Unitarian Universalists (UUs). Its mission… …   Wikipedia

  • Church Temperance Society —    This Society was organized in 1881, and has for its object the promotion of temperance in its strict meaning. Its adult membership combines those who temperately use and those who totally abstain from intoxicating liquors as beverages. It… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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  • Church of God of Prophecy — logo Classification Protestant Orientation Holiness Pentecostal Geographical areas Worldwide Founder A. J. Tomlinson Origin …   Wikipedia

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