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Assemblies of God

autonomous but loosely associated national groupings of churches

The Assemblies of God is a United States-based Christian denomination; a large group of Pentecostal churches. There are over 64 million members in over 200 countries.[1][2][3]

Assemblies of God
FormationApril 1914
TypePentecostal * Christianity
HeadquartersSpringfield, Missouri
Location
  • Worldwide
Membership
65 million
General Superintendent
George O. Wood
Websitehttp://ag.org

BeliefsEdit

The AG is Trinitarian. They view the Bible as divinely inspired. The Bible provides the rules of faith and conduct. Baptism by immersion is practiced. Baptism is understood as an outward sign of an inward change. The change is from being dead in sin to being alive in Christ. Communion is also practiced. The Assemblies of God also places a strong emphasis on the fulfillment of the Great Commission and believes that this is the main calling of the church.[4]

The next World congress will be held in Springfield, Missouri in August 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Assemblies of God World Missions Research Office – AGWM Current Facts and Highlights (2008)
  2. AG Statistical Reports (the full one is for U.S. adherence, the summary is for worldwide)
  3. World Christian Database gives 30 millions adherents for 2001, Asia Pacific Mission Office
  4. World Assemblies of God Statement of Faith

Other websitesEdit