Evangelical Christian Church in Canada

Canadian branch of Evangelical Christianity

The Evangelical Christian Church in Canada, also called Christian Disciples is an non-denominational Canadian church body. It is made of clergy, churches and ministries. Barton Warren Stone and Alexander Campbell started it in the State of Kentucky, United States, in 1804. The church is important[1] for what is called the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement or the American Restoration Movement, which wanted to re-unite the different Christian Churches. [2][3]

It welcomes the public and all people from other churches to their Sunday worship service. Church membership is open to men, women, and children who accept their doctrinal statement of beliefs. It has members in the following countries: in Canada, United States, Trinidad. St Lucia, Mexico, England, Africa, Russia, France, Israel, Ivory Coast, India, Hong Kong, Colombia, Ghana, China, Cameroon, Benin, Uganda, Togo, Sweden, Tanzania, Pakistan, Zambia, Kenya, Puerto Rico, Norway, Haiti, New Zealand, Finland, Denmark, Ethiopia, Liberia, Nigeria, Jamaica, and Myanmar. [4]

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  1. http://novelguide.com/a/discover/ear_01/ear_01_00100.html Archived 2009-11-13 at the Wayback Machine History of ECC Retrieved on 2009-07-10
  2. http://www.lac-bac.gc.ca/genealogy/022-806-e.html Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine Canadian Genealogy Retrieved on 2009-07-10
  3. http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0001610 Archived 2010-02-10 at the Wayback Machine (2010) The Canadian Encycolpedia Retrieved on 07-08-10
  4. http://www.worldchristiandatabase.org/wcd/bot/list.asp?list=denomination Archived 2009-06-01 at the Wayback Machine (2009) World Christian Database Retrieved on 2009-09-10

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