Christian Reformed Church in Eastern Africa

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The Christian Reformed Church in Eastern Africa was born in 1992, when several pastors left the Reformed Church of East Africa who wanted to focus on fields beyond Kenya.[1]

There are congregations in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya. It is registerded in Uganda and Kenya. There's woman ordination. The church was a member of the Reformed Ecumanical Council,[2] and later the World Communion of Reformed Churches.[3]

From 2007 there were congregations in Democratic Republic of Congo. It is present in South Kivu Province, in Bukavu and Minembwe-Kabingo. The church has 3 districts. Kabingo district has 6 congregations, Kaligi district has 4 and the Kinyoni has 3 congregations.[4] It has relationship with the Christian Reformed Church in North America.[5]

The denomination subscrbes the Apostles Creed, Athanasian Creed and the Nicene Creed as well as the Reformed confessions.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benedetto, R.; McKim, D.K. (2009). Historical Dictionary of the Reformed Churches. Scarecrow Press. p. 152. ISBN 9780810870239. Retrieved 2014-10-09. 
  2. ^ Johannes a Lasco Library. "Address data base of Reformed churches and institutions". Reformiert-online.net. Retrieved 2013-09-08. 
  3. ^ "Member Churches :: World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC)". wcrc.ch. Retrieved 2014-10-09. 
  4. ^ "Churches | Christian Refomed Church". crccongo.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2014-10-09. 
  5. ^ "Churches in Ecclesiastical Fellowship - Christian Reformed Church". www2.crcna.org. Retrieved 2014-10-09. 
  6. ^ "Beliefs | Christian Refomed Church". crccongo.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2014-10-09. 

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