Presbyterian Church of Venezuela

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The Presbyterian Church of Venezuela (Iglesia Presbiteriana de Venezuela) is a Reformed denomination in Venezuela which began in 1897.[1] Its confessions include the Apostles' Creed, Nicene Creed (381), Heidelberg Catechism (1563), Second Helvetic Confession (1562), Westminster Confession of Faith (1646/47) and Barmen Declaration (1934). In the 1970s it suffered difficult times, the church faced Pentecostalism. In 1983 the oldest and largest church split, but maintained the name Presbyterian it was the El Redentor church. In 1991 a Synod was organised with 2 Presbyteries, the Western and Central Presbyteries. In 2004 the denomination had 21 congregation, 8 house fellowships and almost 1,000 members.[1]

It is a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches.[2]


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