Advent Christian Church

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: Advent Christian Church
Denomination type: Adventist Bodies
Year Reporting: 2007
Website: Visit Website
Description: The Advent Christian Church is a conservative, evangelical denomination which grew out of the Millerite movement of the 1830s and 1840s. The members stress the authority of Scripture, justification by faith in Jesus Christ alone, the importance of evangelism, disciple-making, and world missions and the soon visible return of Jesus Christ.
Organized in 1860, the Advent Christian Church maintains headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., with regional offices in Rochester, N. H., Princeton, N.C., Ellisville, MO., Sumas, WA, and Lenoir, N.C. Missions are maintained in India, Nigeria, Ghana, Japan, Liberia, Croatia, New Zealand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Mexico, South Africa, Namibia, Honduras, China, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Congo, Romania, and Memphis, Tenn.
The Advent Christian Church maintains doctrinal distinctives in three areas- conditional immortality, the sleep of the dead until the return of Christ and belief that the kingdom of God will be established on earth made new by Jesus Christ.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: PO Box 690848
Address line 2:
City: Charlotte
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28227
Country: United States
Phone: (704)545-6161

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Ronald P Thomas Jr
Phone: n/a
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Rev. Ronald P. Thomas, Jr.
Position: Executive Director
Phone: (704)545-6161

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 23,629
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 23,629
Total Churches: 294
Average Attendance: 15,555
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 220
Other Service to the Church: 181
Retired: 80
Total Clergy: 481

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 285
Pupils: 10,276
Staff: 2,240
Total Individuals: 12,516

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $711,807.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $71,180,700
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures