Evangelical United Brethren Church

evangelical united brethren church

noun
a Methodist denomination 
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evangelical united brethren church

Protestant church formed in 1946 by the merger of the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Both of these churches were essentially Methodist in doctrine and church government, and both originated among German-speaking people in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia after the American Revolution.

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