Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations

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The Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (UMJC) is a Messianic Jewish organization which connects and supports Messianic Jewish congregations, mostly in the United States. It has about 80 member congregations.[1] It was founded in 1979 by a group of 19 congregations in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.[2] The UMJC and the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America are the two largest Messianic Jewish groups in the United States.[3]


  1. ^ Introduction to Messianic Judaism: Its Ecclesial Context and Biblical Foundations, David J. Rudolph, Joel Willitts, Zondervan, Feb 5, 2013, page 31
  2. ^ Jewish Roots: A Foundation of Biblical Theology, Dan Juster, Destiny Image Publishers, Jul 28, 2011, page 3
  3. ^ Encyclopedia of Judaism, Sara E. Karesh, Mitchell M. Hurvitz , Infobase Publishing, 2005 page 325

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