Federation of Evangelical Churches in Italy

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The Federation of Evangelical Churches in Italy (Federazione delle Chiese Evangeliche in Italia, FCEI) is a Protestant body in Italy, formed in 1967.[1]

The federation includes the historical Protestant churches of Italy: the Union of Methodist and Waldensian Churches (united body comprising the Waldensian Evangelical Church and the Methodist Churches in Italy, 35,000 members), the Baptist Evangelical Christian Union of Italy (15,000), the Lutheran Evangelical Church in Italy (7,000), and other minor churches. The FCEI has a total membership of 140,000. The body includes also two observer members with a large following: the Federation of Pentecostal Churches (50,000 members) and the Italian Union of Seventh-Day Adventist Christian Churches (25,000).[2]

The FCEI's current president is Massimo Aquilante, a Methodist pastor affiliated with the Union of Methodist and Waldensian Churches.[3][4]

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