Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian Church

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Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian Church (SEPC) was started by American missionaries of the Presbyterian Church in the USA in the northern part of Sudan. Missionaries were expelled in 1964. SEPC has grown since then in northern and western Sudan as well as in South Sudan as a large percentage of SEPC members moved there to anticipation of forming a new country. The Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian Church is currently under the leadership of Bishop Elias Taban, and desires to plant churches in the Muslim northern Sudan as well as South Sudan.[1]

The church affirms the Apostles Creed, the Westminster Confession of Faith, and the Nicene Creed. The church has 25 congregation,60 house fellowships and 8,000 members in 2004.[2] The church has now 100 congregations.[3] Partner church is the Reformed Church in America.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Sudan — Presbyterians at work around the world — Mission and Ministry — Presbyterian Mission Agency". Presbyterianmission.org. Retrieved 2015-07-22. 
  2. ^ "Address data base of Reformed churches and institutions". Reformiert-online.net. 2004-02-27. Retrieved 2015-07-22. 
  3. ^ "Partners". The Village Church. Retrieved 2015-07-22. 
  4. ^ "The Reformed Church in America". Rca.org. Retrieved 2015-07-22.