Congregational Union of Ireland

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The Congregational Union of Ireland is strongly associated with the Puritans and Oliver Cromwell.[1] The Irish Congregational Church was formed in 1829. In 1899 it absorbed the Irish Evangelical Society. By 1927 there were about 10,000 members in Ireland.[2]

The denomination affirms the Savoy Declaration.[3][4]

It has close contacts with the Evangelical Fellowship of Congregational Churches.[5]

Church membership is around 3,200 in 26 congregations.[6] Most members are in Northern Ireland; the Republic of Ireland census of 2016 enumerated 68 Congregationalists.[7]

The chairman is Rev. Nigel Kissing.[8]

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  1. ^ http://www.reformiert-online.net/adressen/detail.php?id=1475&lg=eng
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  4. ^ http://www.grace.org.uk/faith/savoy0.html
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  7. ^ "2016 Census table E8009". Central Statistics Office.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2013-06-05.