Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Myanmar

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The Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Myanmar was founded by Rev. Robert Thawm Luai in 1983.[1] The members once was part of different denomination and churches but seceded because of liberalism and ecumenism and charismatism. The church has currently 35 churches, 13 house fellowship and 5,000 members served by 40 pastors, in 4 Presbyteries and a General assembly as of 2004. The Evangelical Presbyterian Church subscribes the Apostles Creed and the Westminster Confession of Faith. There are no women ordination.[2][3]

The denomination is a member of the World Reformed Fellowship[4] and the World Communion of Reformed Churches.[5] Partner denomination is the Life Bible Presbyterian Church in Singapore.

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Myanmar founded the Reformed and Presbyterian Fellowship in Myanmar in 2005. Ten denominations are participate in the " Fellowship".[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mission Myanmar". Mission Myanmar. 1988-10-06. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  2. ^ "Address data base of Reformed churches and institutions". Reformiert-online.net. 2005-05-26. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Internationale contacten - landen - azie - myanmar". BBK. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Denominational Members | World Reformed Fellowship". Wrfnet.org. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Feature Article". Opc.org. 2008-05-05. Retrieved 2013-10-19.