Churches of Christ in Canada

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: Churches of Christ in Canada
Denomination type: Churches of Christ-Christian Churches
Year Reporting: 2005
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Description: Churches of Christ are autonomous congregations, whose members appeal to the Bible alone to determine matters of faith and practice. There are no central offices or officers. Publications and institutions related to the churches are either under local congregational control or independent of any one congregation.

Churches of Christ shared a common fellowship in the 19th century with the Christian Churches-Churches of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Fellowship was broken after the introduction of instrumental music in worship and centralization of church-wide activities through a missionary society. Churches of Christ began in Canada soon after 1800, largely in the middle-eastern provinces. The few pioneer congregations were greatly strengthened in the mid-1800s, growing in size and number.

Members of Churches of Christ believe in the inspiration of the Scriptures, the divinity of Jesus Christ, and immersion into Christ for the remission of sins. The New Testament pattern is followed in worship and church organization.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

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Country: Canada
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Media Contact Record Year 2016

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Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Max E. Craddock
Position: Managing Editor, Herald
Phone: (416)461-7406

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 6,857
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 6,857
Total Churches: 149
Average Attendance: 9,360
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 122
Other Service to the Church: 0
Retired: 0
Total Clergy: 122

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