Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria

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The Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria was formed in 1973 when a split occurred in the Christian Reformed Church of Nigeria. It consists of people of the Kuteb tribe, through multi-ethnic ministry is being pursued in other areas. In 1979 the church was officially recognised by the Nigerian government.[1] In 1993 the church changed its name from Church of Christ in Nigeria to the current name. Since 1973 the church is growing rapidly. The denomination has about 500,000 members in hundreds of congregation and house fellowships.[2][3]

Theology[edit]

Ministers and officers are men only.[3]

Ecumenical organisations[edit]

The Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria is a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches[4] and the World Council of Churches

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria — World Council of Churches". Oikoumene.org. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-03-18. Retrieved 2013-04-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b Fasse, Christoph. "Adressdatenbank reformierter Kirchen und Einrichtungen". Reformiert-online.net. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  4. ^ "World Communion of Reformed Churches". World Communion of Reformed Churches. Retrieved 10 September 2017.