United and Uniting Churches
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United churches are those formed through the union of two or more existing churches to produce a new, autonomous church. In a united church the separate identities of the uniting churches have been brought together such that all members share an agreed basis of faith and form a single eucharistic fellowship; all have become responsibl…

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Best, Thomas F., “United and Uniting Churches”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_U.17>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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