United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan

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Background

Christianity
Anglican Catholic Church
Church of Pakistan
Roman Catholicism in Pakistan

People

Alvin Robert Cornelius
Anthony Mascarenhas
Esther John
Julius Salik
Mervyn Middlecoat
John Permal
Cecil Chaudhry
Anthony Theodore Lobo
Joseph Coutts
Mary Emily
Colin Saldanha
Menin Rodrigues
Antao D'Souza
Wallis Mathias
Bohemia (musician)
Rt. Rev. Mushtaq Andrew
Fr. Reuben Iqbal
Shallum Asher Xavier
Shahbaz Bhatti
Michael Chowdry

Churches

Sacred Heart Cathedral, Lahore
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Christ Church Rawalpindi
All Saints Church
St Philip's Church
St John's Church
St. Luke's Church, Abbottabad

United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan (formerly known as the Siloam Biblical Christian Church of Pakistan) is a Protestant church located in Karachi, Pakistan. As part of the Society of Biblical Christian Churches of Pakistan, the United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan shares Faith Theological Seminary with the Anglican Orthodox Church.[1] Established in 1964 on a plot donated by members of the Essa Negri Plain Church, it has a long history in the establishment of Gujradwara Council and the Synod of the United Presbyterian Church in Pakistan.[2] It belongs to the World Reformed Fellowship.[3]

Policy & Statistics[edit]

Membership is estimated at approximately 10,000. Including 25 pastors, 10 evangelists, 30 elders, 20 church buildings and 20 parsonages. The session is the basic unit with teaching elders, ruling elders and deacons. The presbytery is a higher body. Activities of the church include evangelism, education, agriculture, jail, community development and theological education.[4] The head office is located in Karachi.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20091128111745/http://www.anglicanorthodoxchurch.org/current_event/AOC_Web_Site%20pakistan.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 28, 2009. Retrieved December 30, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ www.upcpakistan.com/about.html[dead link]
  3. ^ "Denominational Members". World Reformed Fellowship. 
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