Protestant denomination

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Noun1.Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Protestant Church, Protestant - the Protestant churches and denominations collectively
Disciples of Christ, Christian Church - a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Mormon Church, Mormons - church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah
Baptist Church, Baptists - any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers
Baptist denomination - group of Baptist congregations
Christian Science, Church of Christ Scientist - Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866
Congregational Church - a Protestant denomination holding that each individual congregation should be self-governing
Congregational Christian Church - merger of the Congregational Church and the Christian Church
Evangelical and Reformed Church - a Protestant denomination of Calvinist faith
United Church of Christ - merger of the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed Church in 1957
Jehovah's Witnesses - Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884
Lutheran Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of Martin Luther
Presbyterian Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of John Calvin
Unitarian Church - the Protestant denomination that rejects the doctrine of the Trinity
Arminian Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of Jacobus Arminius
Methodist Church, Methodists - a Protestant denomination founded on the principles of John Wesley and Charles Wesley
Methodist denomination - group of Methodist congregations
Anabaptist denomination - a Protestant sect denying infant baptism and baptising only believers
Mennonite Church - formed from the Anabaptist movement in the 16th century; noted for its simplicity of life
denomination - a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
Assemblies of God - a charismatic Protestant denomination in the United States
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Greear, president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination, said the SBC faced a "defining moment" that would shape the church for generations to come.
"Ang balita ko po itong structure na naguho, pag-aari pa rin ng isang (And from what I heard, the structure which collapsed is owned by a) mining company [that] is being used by United Church of Christ of the Philippines, I belong to that protestant denomination. It is not a Catholic Church," he added.
NEGATIVE CULTURAL PRACTICEFollowers of the Protestant denomination are taking on each other over whether to accommodate the Kikuyu cultural practice, which has gained popularity over time.The highest body in PCEA church has distanced itself from Mburi Cia Kiama, terming it a negative cultural practice, among other practices like polygamy, female circumcision and witchcraft, a FaceBook post associated with the church read in part.
Hypothesis 1b proposed that in our sample of Mainline Protestant congregants, of those who, in the past, regularly attended a church of a different denomination than their current church, a plurality will indicate that their previous church was part of another Mainline Protestant denomination not a Roman Catholic or Conservative Protestant denomination.
The United Methodist Church, a Protestant denomination numbering more than seven million members in the United States and about 12 million worldwide, said that it would not invest in the banks because of their role in financing settlement activity beyond the Green Line.
Today the Assemblies of God (AG), a subgroup of the larger Pentecostal movement, constitutes the largest Latino Protestant denomination in the United States, one that has grown in social and political influence over the years.
The largest Protestant denomination in Canada joins a number of church bodies divesting from portions of the fossil fuel industry including the Church of England, the Church of Sweden and the World Council of Churches.--CW
population identifies with a Protestant denomination, a drop of more than 3 percentage points from 2007.
In what could be a major breakthrough, the Presbyterian Church (USA) is on the brink of becoming the second-largest mainstream Protestant denomination in the nation to embrace marriage equality.
The United Methodist Church, the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination with 12 million members worldwide, accepts gay members but bans ''self-avowed practicing homosexuals'' from becoming clergy and forbid ministers from performing same-sex marriages.
The Protestant denomination's suit has been joined by clergy from other faiths and three same-sex couples.
The Christian Church Disciples of Christ - a small mainline Protestant denomination - had a steep drop in its members in recent decades.