Gypsy Evangelical Movement

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Gypsy Evangelical Movement (GEM) is a Pentecostal church active among Roma living in several countries that was founded in 1950.[1] Currently, it has about 200 churches in France. The Gypsy Evangelical Movement is present in several countries throughout Western Europe. It also is present in several countries outside Western Europe. In several countries the GEM faces persecution.

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  1. ^ "The Gypsy Evangelical Movement begins in Grance and Spain in the late 1950s. By 1964 there are 10,000 Gypsy believers. By 1979 there are 30 - 40,000 church members with 150,000 attending worship." — Garrison, "Church Planting Movements", copyright 2004 by David Garrison, WIGTake Resources, Bangalore, India, p. 139