Reformed Church of East Africa

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Origin[edit]

The Reformed Church of East Africa was founded in 1944 when the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa started mission work in Eldoret Kenya. This work was overtaken by the missionaries came from the Netherlands Reformed Church. The church accepted the Three Forms of Unity. When the Dutch missionaries left, they left behind a Kenyan Reformed church. At the time it has more than 600 congregations and 110,000 members. The denomination has a theological seminary in Eldoret.[1] The church become autonomous in 1963. There are more than 110,000 adherents.[2] The Christian Reformed Church in Eastern Africa separated in 1992.[3] It is a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches.[4] It has official relationship with the Christian Reformed Church in North America.[5]

Theology[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBK.GKV » Kenia". www.bbk.gkv.nl.
  2. ^ Fasse, Christoph. "Übersicht über die weltweite reformierte Kirche". www.reformiert-online.net.
  3. ^ Fasse, Christoph. "Address data base of Reformed churches and institutions". www.reformiert-online.net.
  4. ^ "World Communion of Reformed Churches". World Communion of Reformed Churches.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-16. Retrieved 2014-10-09.
  6. ^ Fasse, Christoph. "Adressdatenbank reformierter Kirchen und Einrichtungen". www.reformiert-online.net.