Associated Gospel Churches

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: Associated Gospel Churches
Denomination type:
Year Reporting: 2008
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Description: The Associated Gospel Churches (AGC) traces its historical roots to the 1890s. To counteract the growth of liberal theology evident in many established denominations at this time, individuals and whole congregations seeking to uphold the final authority of the Scriptures in all matters of faith and conduct withdrew from those denominations and established churches with an evangelical ministry. These churches defended the belief that “all Scripture is given by inspiration of God” and also declared that the Holy Spirit gave the identical word of sacred writings of holy men of old, chosen by Him to be the channel of His revelation to man.

At first this growing group of independent churches was known as the Christian Workers’ Churches of Canada, and by 1922 there was desire for forming an association for fellowship, counsel and cooperation. Several churches in southern Ontario banded together under the leadership of Dr. P. W. Philpott of Hamilton and Rev. H. E. Irwin, K. C. of Toronto.

When a new Dominion Charter was obtained on March 18, 1925, the name was changed to Associated Gospel Churches. Since that time the AGC has steadily grown, spreading across Canada by invitation to other independent churches of like faith and by actively beginning new churches.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: 1500 Kerns Rd.
Address line 2:
City: Burlington
State: Ontario
Zip Code: L7P 3A7
Country: Canada
Phone: (905)634-8184

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Administrative Assistant, Donna Leung
Phone: n/a
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Donna Leung
Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: (905)634-8184

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 11,547
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 11,547
Total Churches: 154
Average Attendance: 22,675
Membership Calculation Method: Census

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 138
Other Service to the Church: 95
Retired: 40
Total Clergy: 273

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 0
Pupils: 0
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 0

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures