united church of canada

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United Church of Canada
 
n
the largest Protestant denomination in Canada, formed in the 1920s by incorporating some Presbyterians and most Methodists

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united church of canada

church established June 10, 1925, in Toronto, Ont., by the union of the Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches of Canada. The three churches were each the result of mergers that had taken place within each denomination in Canada in the 19th and early 20th century. In 1968 the Canada Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged with the United Church

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