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federated church

noun
1.
a church whose membership includes two or more congregations of different denominational affiliation.
Origin of federated church
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Kindly express frankly your opinion of the federated church as a means of securing Christian unity and church efficiency.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • The "federated church" obviates this difficulty to a certain extent.

    The Farmer and His Community Dwight Sanderson
  • What effect, if any, has the formation of the federated church had upon the social life of the community?

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • Particularly will this be true when a minister of their own denomination is to be made pastor of the federated church.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • This opinion was expressed after an experience of sixteen years of the federated church.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • That led to the decision to form a federated church under the leadership of one pastor.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • On the other hand, the members of a local community are usually ready to form a federated church when they understand it.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • Our federated church has grown from two small churches to the position of dominance in the community.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • The other—the federated church—is favored by the people in the churches and opposed by many of the officials.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill
  • If organic union in a denominational church is not feasible, a federated church should be formed.

    Six Thousand Country Churches Charles Otis Gill

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