Fellowship of Fundamental Bible Churches

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: Fellowship of Fundamental Bible Churches
Denomination type:
Year Reporting: 2007
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Description: The churches in this body represent the 1939 separation from the Methodist Protestant Church, when some 50 delegates and pastors (approximately one-third of the Eastern Conference) withdrew to protest the union of the Methodist Protestant Church with the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and what they considered the liberal tendencies of those churches. These churches subsequently changed their name to the Bible Protestant Church. In 1985, this group again changed its name to the Fellowship of Fundamental Bible Churches to more accurately define their position.
As fundamentalists, this group strongly adheres to the historic fundamentals of the faith, including the doctrine of separation. This group accepts a literal view of the Bible and, consequently, accepts premillennial theology and a pre-tribulational rapture.
The churches are currently located in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Michigan, and California. It is a fellowship of independent Bible and Baptist churches. Baptism, by immersion, and the Lord?s Supper, as a memorial, are recognized as ordinances. There are currently 22 churches representing 1200 members. This constituent body is a member of the American Council of Christian Churches.
The Fellowship of Fundamental Bible Churches owns and operates Tri-State Bible Camp and Conference Center in Montague, New Jersey, oversees a mission board called Fundamental Bible Missions, and conducts a Bible Institute called Fundamental Bible Institute.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: P.O. Box 206
Address line 2:
City: Penns Grove
State: New Jersey
Zip Code: 08069
Country: United States
Phone: n/a

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Sec., Rev. Edmund G. Cotton
Phone: (845)856-7695
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Rev. Edmund G. Cotton
Position: Secretary
Phone: (845)856-6463

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 980
Other Members: 780
Total Inclusive Members: 1,760
Total Churches: 20
Average Attendance: 1,892
Membership Calculation Method: Census

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 32
Other Service to the Church: 9
Retired: 5
Total Clergy: 46

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 20
Pupils: 1,140
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 1,140

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $291,700.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $29,170,000
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures