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  1. “Which church do you go to?”

  2. “And I [Jesus] say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”- Matthew 16.18

  3. The church... God’s presentation Man’s presentation Harmonious division (usually). “We are all going to heaven, but we’re just getting there different ways.” “You believe in God your way, and I’ll believe my way.” Christian, Baptist, Catholic, Methodist, Lutheran, & ___? • Unity in God’s authority. • Holy, spotless, & without a blemish • The body of Christ. • The pillar and ground of truth. • All of the saved everywhere, from all time under Christ, the head.

  4. Denominationalism defined... • A denomination is a group of congregations joined together under some governing body. • Denominationalism is the tendency to separate into religious denominations; advocacy of separation into religious denominations; strict adherence to a denomination; sectarianism.

  5. Catholic ChurchThe Latin ChurchEastern Catholic Church Albanian Byzantine Catholic ChurchArmenian Catholic ChurchBelarusian Catholic ChurchBulgarian Greek Catholic ChurchChaldean Catholic ChurchCoptic Catholic ChurchByzantine Church of Croatia, Serbia and MontenegroEthiopian Catholic ChurchGreek Byzantine Catholic ChurchHungarian Byzantine Catholic ChurchItalo-Albanian Catholic Church Italo-Greek Catholic ChurchMacedonian Catholic ChurchMaronite Catholic ChurchMelkite Catholic ChurchRomanian Catholic ChurchRussian Catholic ChurchRuthenian Catholic ChurchByzantine Catholic ChurchSlovak Greek Catholic ChurchSyriac Catholic ChurchSyro-Malabar Catholic ChurchSyro-Malankara Catholic ChurchUkrainian Greek Catholic ChurchApostolic Catholic Church

  6. American Catholic Church in the United StatesBosnian ChurchBrazilian Catholic Apostolic ChurchCatholic Charismatic Church of CanadaCeltic Catholic ChurchChinese Patriotic Catholic AssociationCommunion of Christ the RedeemerFree Catholic ChurchLiberal Catholic ChurchMariavite ChurchOld Catholic ChurchOld Catholic Church of AmericaOld Catholic Church in EuropeOld Roman Catholic Church in AmericaPalmarian Catholic ChurchPhilippine Independent ChurchPolish National Catholic ChurchTrue Catholic ChurchEastern Orthodox ChurchEcumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Finnish Orthodox ChurchEstonian Apostolic Orthodox ChurchPatriarchal Exarchate for Orthodox Parishes of Russian Trad. in Western EuropeGreek Orthodox Church of AlexandriaGreek Orthodox Church of Antioch Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North AmericaGreek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem Saint Catherine's MonasteryRussian Orthodox Church Latvian Orthodox ChurchMoldovan Orthodox ChurchUkrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)

  7. Japanese Orthodox Church Chinese Orthodox ChurchRussian Orthodox Church Outside RussiaEstonian Orthodox Church of Moscow PatriarchateSerbian Orthodox Church Macedonian Orthodox ChurchOrthodox Ohrid ArchbishopricRomanian Orthodox Church Metropolis of BessarabiaBulgarian Orthodox ChurchGeorgian Orthodox and Apostolic ChurchCypriot Orthodox ChurchChurch of GreecePolish Orthodox ChurchOrthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania (Albanian Orthodox Church)Czech and Slovak Orthodox ChurchOrthodox Church in AmericaUkrainian Orthodox Church of the USAGreek Old CalendaristsMontenegrin Orthodox ChurchMacedonian Orthodox ChurchRussian Old BelieversUkrainian Orthodox Church: Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox ChurchUkrainian Orthodox Church (Kiev Patriarchy)Armenian Apostolic Church Mother See of Holy EtchmiadzinHoly See of CiliciaArmenian Patriarchate of JerusalemArmenian Patriarchate of ConstantinopleChurch of Caucasian Albania (extinct)Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria British Orthodox Church

  8. French Coptic Orthodox ChurchEthiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Ethiopian Orthodox Coptic Church of North and South AmericaEritrean Orthodox Tewahedo ChurchSyriac Orthodox Church Jacobite Syrian Christian ChurchMalabar Independent Syrian ChurchIndian (Malankara) Orthodox Church Brahmavar (Goan) Orthodox ChurchAntiochian Catholic Church in AmericaCeltic Orthodox ChurchAssyrian Church of the East (recognises Mar Dinkha IV as Patriarch)Ancient Church of the East (recognises Mar Addai II as Patriarch)AdamitesChristian Gnosticism CarpocratianismValentinianismEbionitesHussites Moravian ChurchUnity of the BrethrenUtraquistsWaldensian Evangelical ChurchApostolic Lutheran Church of AmericaAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsChurch of the Lutheran Brethren of AmericaChurch of the Lutheran ConfessionConcordia Lutheran ConferenceConfessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference Evangelical Lutheran Church "Concord" (Russia)Evangelical Lutheran Free Church (Germany)Evangelical Lutheran Synod (United States)Lutheran Church of Central Africa Malawi Conference

  9. Lutheran Church of Central Africa Zambia ConferenceUkrainian Lutheran ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (United States)Evangelical Catholic ChurchKosovo Protestant Evangelical ChurchEvangelical Community Church-LutheranEvangelical Lutheran Diocese of North AmericaInternational Lutheran Council American Association of Lutheran ChurchesEvangelical Lutheran Church - Synod of France and BelgiumEvangelical Lutheran Church of BrazilEvangelical Lutheran Church of EnglandGutnius Lutheran ChurchIndependent Evangelical-Lutheran ChurchJapan Lutheran ChurchLanka Lutheran ChurchLutheran Church—CanadaLutheran Church—Hong Kong SynodLutheran Church—Missouri Synod (United States)Lutheran Church of Australia (associate member)Laestadian Lutheran ChurchLatvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church of ChinaLutheran Church-InternationalLutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (United States)Lutheran Evangelical Protestant Church (United States)Lutheran Ministerium and Synod - USALutheran World Federation Andhra Evangelical Lutheran ChurchArcot Lutheran Church

  10. Batak Christian Protestant ChurchChurch of DenmarkEvangelical Lutheran Church of FinlandChurch of IcelandChurch of NorwayChurch of SwedenChurch of the Faroe IslandsEstonian Evangelical Lutheran ChurchEvangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in SlovakiaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in CanadaEvangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New GuineaEvangelical Lutheran Church in Southern AfricaEvangelical Lutheran Church of FinlandEvangelical Lutheran Church of LatviaEvangelical Lutheran Church in TanzaniaEvangelical Lutheran Church in Madhya PradeshEvangelical Lutheran Church in the Himalayan StatesEvangelical Lutheran Free Church of NorwayGossner Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chotanagpur and AssamIndian Evangelical Lutheran ChurchJeypore Evangelical Lutheran ChurchLutheran Church of AustraliaMalagasy Lutheran ChurchNorthern Evangelical Lutheran ChurchSimalungun Protestant Christian ChurchSouth Andhra Lutheran ChurchTamil Evangelical Lutheran Church

  11. Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and PolynesiaAnglican Church in Central AmericaAnglican Church of AustraliaAnglican Church of BurundiAnglican Church of CanadaAnglican Church of KenyaAnglican Church of KoreaAnglican Church of MexicoAnglican Church of Papua New GuineaAnglican Church of Southern AfricaAnglican Church of TanzaniaAnglican Church of the Southern Cone of AmericaAnglican Episcopal Church of BrazilChurch in the Province of the West IndiesChurch in WalesChurch of EnglandChurch of IrelandChurch of NigeriaChurch of UgandaChurch of the Province of Central AfricaChurch of the Province of MelanesiaChurch of the Province of MyanmarChurch of the Province of RwandaChurch of the Province of South East AsiaChurch of the Province of the Indian OceanChurch of the Province of West AfricaEpiscopal Church (in the United States and elsewhere)Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East

  12. Episcopal Church in the PhilippinesEpiscopal Church of CubaEpiscopal Church of the SudanHong Kong Sheng Kung HuiLusitanian Catholic Apostolic Evangelical Church (in Portugal)Nippon SeiKo Kai (Japan)Province de L'EgliseAnglicane Du CongoScottish Episcopal ChurchSpanish Reformed Episcopal ChurchChurch of BangladeshChurch of North IndiaChurch of South IndiaChurch of PakistanMalankaraMarthoma Syrian ChurchAfrican Orthodox ChurchAnglican Catholic ChurchAnglican Church in AmericaAnglican Church in North AmericaAnglican Church of IndiaAnglican Episcopal Church (USA)Anglican Mission in the AmericasAnglican Orthodox ChurchAnglican Province of AmericaAnglican Province of Christ the KingChristian Episcopal ChurchChurch of England (Continuing)Church of England in South AfricaCommunion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches

  13. Diocese of the Great LakesDiocese of the Holy CrossEpiscopal Missionary ChurchEvangelical Connexion of the Free Church of EnglandFree Church of EnglandFree Protestant Episcopal ChurchHoly Catholic Church--Western RiteIndependent Anglican Church Canada SynodOrthodox Anglican ChurchReformed Episcopal ChurchSouthern Episcopal ChurchUnited Anglican ChurchUnited Episcopal Church of North AmericaAfrikaans Protestant ChurchCanadian and American Reformed ChurchesChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaChristian Reformed ChurchesChristian Reformed Churches of AustraliaChristian Reformed Church in Sierra LeoneChristian Reformed Church in South AfricaContinued Reformed Churches in the NetherlandsCommunion of Reformed Evangelical ChurchesChristian Reformed Church of NigeriaDutch Reformed Church in South Africa - NG ChurchDutch Reformed Church in BotswanaDutch Reformed ChurchEvangelical and Reformed Church in HondurasEvangelical Reformed Church in Bavaria and Northwestern Germany

  14. Evangelical Reformed Church of ChristFederation of Swiss Protestant ChurchesFree Reformed Churches of North AmericaFree Reformed Churches of South AfricaFree Reformed Churches of AustraliaHeritage Reformed CongregationsLithuanian Evangelical Reformed ChurchNational Union of Independent Reformed Evangelical Churches of FranceNetherlands Reformed ChurchesNetherlands Reformed CongregationsNigeria Reformed ChurchPolish Reformed ChurchProtestant Church in the NetherlandsOrthodox Christian Reformed ChurchProtestant Reformed Christian Church in CroatiaProtestant Reformed Churches in AmericaProtestant Reformed Church of LuxembourgReformed Church in AmericaReformed Church in AustriaReformed Christian Church in CroatiaReformed Church of East AfricaReformed Church of FranceReformed Church in HungaryReformed Church in LatviaReformed Church in RomaniaReformed Christian Church in SerbiaReformed Church in TranscarpathiaReformed Church in the United States

  15. Reformed Churches in the NetherlandsReformed Churches in the Netherlands (Liberated)Reformed Churches of New ZealandReformed Synod of DenmarkReformed Churches of New ZealandReformed Church of Christ in NigeriaReformed Evangelical Church in MyanmarRestored Reformed ChurchUnited Reformed ChurchUnited Reformed Church in CongoUnited Reformed Churches in North AmericaUniting Reformed Church in Southern AfricaAfrica Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchAssociate Reformed Presbyterian ChurchAssociate Reformed Presbyterian Church of MexicoBible Presbyterian ChurchChrist Community ChurchChurch of Central Africa PresbyterianChurch of ScotlandCommunion of Reformed Evangelical ChurchesConservative Presbyterian Church in BrazilCosta Rican Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchCovenant Presbyterian ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchCumberland Presbyterian Church in AmericaEvangelical Covenant Order of PresbyteriansEvangelical Presbyterian Church (United States)Evangelical Presbyterian Church in England and Wales

  16. Evangelical Presbyterian Church (Australia)Evangelical Presbyterian Church of MalawiEvangelical Presbyterian Church of UkraineEvangelical Reformed Presbyterian ChurchFree Church of ScotlandFree Church of Scotland (Continuing)Free Presbyterian Church (Australia)Free Presbyterian Church of North AmericaFree Presbyterian Church of ScotlandFree Presbyterian Church of UlsterFundamentalist Presbyterian Church in BrazilGrace Presbyterian Church of New ZealandGreek Evangelical ChurchNational Presbyterian Church in ChileNational Presbyterian Church in MexicoNational Evangelical Presbyterian Church of GuatemalaOrthodox Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church of AfricaPresbyterian Church of East AfricaPresbyterian Church of Aotearoa New ZealandPresbyterian Church of AustraliaPresbyterian Church of Eastern AustraliaPresbyterian Church of BelizePresbyterian Church of BrazilPresbyterian Church of GhanaPresbyterian Church of IndiaPresbyterian Church of MozambiquePresbyterian Church of Nigeria

  17. Presbyterian Church of PakistanPresbyterian Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church in CanadaPresbyterian Church in ChilePresbyterian Church in HondurasPresbyterian Church in IrelandPresbyterian Church in LiberiaPresbyterian Church in MalaysiaPresbyterian Church in SingaporePresbyterian Church in TaiwanPresbyterian Church in SudanPresbyterian Church in UgandaPresbyterian Church in Korea (Koshin)Presbyterian Church in Korea (HapDong)Presbyterian Church in Korea (TongHap)Presbyterian Church of Wales (also a Methodist church)Presbyterian Church (USA)Presbyterian Reformed Church (Australia)Presbyterian Reformed Church (North America)Reformed Presbyterian Church General AssemblyReformed Presbyterian Church – Hanover PresbyteryReformed Presbyterian Church of AustraliaReformed Presbyterian Church of IrelandReformed Presbyterian Church of MalawiReformed Presbyterian Church of North AmericaReformed Presbyterian Church of ScotlandReformed Presbyterian Church in the United StatesRenewed Presbyterian Church in Brazil

  18. Southern Presbyterian Church (Australia)Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchUnited Free Church of ScotlandUniting Presbyterian Church in Southern AfricaUnited Presbyterian Church of North AmericaUnited Presbyterian Church of PakistanUpper Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchWestminster Presbyterian Church of AustraliaWestminster Presbyterian Church in the United StatesCongregational Federation (United Kingdom)Evangelical Fellowship of Congregational Churches (United Kingdom)Congregational Union of IrelandUnion of Evangelical Congregational Churches in BulgariaCongregational Christian Churches in CanadaNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches (America)Conservative Congregational Christian Conference (America)Union of Evangelical Congregational Churches in BrazilCongregational Federation of AustraliaFellowship of Congregational Churches (Australia)Congregational Union of New ZealandCongregational Christian Church in SamoaCongregational Christian Church in American SamoaCook Islands Christian ChurchChurch of NiueChurch of TuvaluKiribati Protestant ChurchNauru Congregational ChurchReformed Congregational Churches (Marshall Islands)

  19. Evangelical Congregational Church in AngolaUnited Congregational Church of Southern AfricaEnglish IndependentsHuguenots (virtually extinct as a modern and distinct group)Fellowship of Independent Evangelical ChurchesUnited Church of ChristUnited Church in the Solomon IslandsUnited Church of Christ-Congregational in the Marshall IslandsAbecedarians (extinct)Amish Beachy AmishNebraska AmishOld Order AmishSwartzentruber AmishApostolic Christian ChurchMennonites Alliance of Mennonite Evangelical CongregationsChortitzer Mennonite ConferenceChurch of God in Christ, Mennonite (Holdeman Mennonites)Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Churches in IndiaConservative Mennonite ConferenceEvangelical Mennonite ChurchEvangelical Mennonite ConferenceEvangelical Mennonite Mission ConferenceEvangelical Missionary ChurchFellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches (formerly Evangelical Mennonite Brethren)Markham-Waterloo Mennonite ConferenceMennonite Brethren ChurchesCanadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesJapan Mennonite Brethren Conference

  20. US Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesMennonite Church CanadaMennonite Church in the NetherlandsMennonite Church USAMissionary ChurchOld Order MennonitesReformed MennoniteSwiss Mennonite ConferenceShakers (United Society of Shakers in Maine, USA)Church of the United Brethren in ChristFree Evangelical ChurchesHutteritesBruderhof CommunitiesPlymouth Brethren Exclusive BrethrenIndian BrethrenKerala BrethrenOpen BrethrenRiver Brethren Brethren in Christ ChurchOld Order River BrethrenUnited Zion ChurchSchwarzenau Brethren Brethren Reformed ChurchChurch of the BrethrenConservative Grace Brethren Churches, InternationalDunkard BrethrenEphrata CloisterFellowship of Grace Brethren ChurchesOld German Baptist BrethrenOld Order German Baptist BrethrenThe Brethren Church (Ashland Brethren)

  21. Social BrethrenAfrican Methodist Episcopal ChurchAfrican Methodist Episcopal Zion ChurchBritish Methodist Episcopal ChurchChristian Methodist Episcopal ChurchCongregational Methodist ChurchEvangelical Church of AmericaEvangelical Church of the Dominican RepublicEvangelical Methodist ChurchFirst Congregational Methodist ChurchFree Methodist ChurchSouthern Methodist ChurchMethodist Church of Fiji and RotumaMethodist Church of Great BritainMethodist Church of MalaysiaMethodist Church of New ZealandMethodist Church of Southern AfricaPrimitive Methodist ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchThe Salvation ArmyThe Wesleyan ChurchThe Church of the NazareneChurch of God (Anderson)Christian and Missionary AllianceBible Fellowship ChurchChristian Baptist Church of GodChrist's Sanctified Holy ChurchChurch of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A.

  22. Church of God (Holiness)Church of God (Restoration)Deeper Life Bible ChurchFree Methodist ChurchMissionary ChurchUnited Christian ChurchAlliance of BaptistsAmerican Baptist AssociationAmerican Baptist Churches USAAssociation of Baptist Churches in IrelandAssociation of Grace Baptist ChurchesAssociation of Reformed Baptist Churches of AmericaAssociation of Regular Baptist ChurchesBaptist Bible Fellowship InternationalBaptist Conference of the PhilippinesBaptist Convention of Ontario and QuebecBaptist Convention of Western CubaBaptist General Conference (Sweden)Baptist General Conference of CanadaBaptist General Convention of TexasBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaBaptist Union of AustraliaBaptist Union of Great BritainBaptist Union of New ZealandBaptist Union of ScotlandBaptist Union of Western CanadaBaptist World AllianceBlack Primitive Baptists

  23. Canadian Baptist MinistriesCanadian Convention of Southern BaptistsCentral Baptist AssociationCentral Canada Baptist ConferenceChristian Unity Baptist AssociationConservative Baptist AssociationConservative Baptist Association of AmericaContinental Baptist ChurchesConvenciónNacional Bautista de MexicoConvention of Atlantic Baptist ChurchesConvention of Baptist Churches of Northern CircarsCouncil of Baptist Churches in Northeast IndiaCouncil of Baptist Churches in Northern IndiaCooperative Baptist FellowshipEuropean Baptist ConventionEuropean Baptist FederationEvangelical Baptist Mission of South HaitiEvangelical Free Baptist ChurchFellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches in CanadaFree Will Baptist ChurchFundamental Baptist Fellowship of AmericaGeneral Association of BaptistsGeneral Association of General BaptistsGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesGeneral Conference of the Evangelical Baptist Church, Inc.General Six-Principle BaptistsGospel Standard Strict BaptistsGrace Baptist Assembly

  24. Independent BaptistIndependent Baptist Church of AmericaIndependent Baptist Fellowship InternationalIndependent Baptist Fellowship of North AmericaInterstate & Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationLandmark Baptist ChurchLiberty Baptist FellowshipManipur Baptist ConventionMyanmar Baptist ConventionNagaland Baptist Church CouncilNational Association of Free Will BaptistsNational Baptist Convention of America, Inc.National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.National Baptist Evangelical Life and Soul Saving Assembly of the U.S.A.National Missionary Baptist Convention of AmericaNational Primitive Baptist Convention of the U.S.A.New England Evangelical Baptist FellowshipNigerian Baptist ConventionNorth American Baptist ConferenceNorth Bank Baptist Christian AssociationNorwegian Baptist UnionOld Baptist UnionOld Regular BaptistOld Time Missionary BaptistPrimitive BaptistProgressive BaptistProgressive National Baptist ConventionReformed Baptist

  25. Regular Baptist Churches, General Association ofRegular BaptistSamavesam of Telugu Baptist ChurchesSeparate Baptist Separate Baptists in ChristSeventh Day BaptistSoutheast Conservative BaptistSouthern Baptist ConventionSouthern Baptists of TexasSovereign Grace BaptistsStrict BaptistsTwo-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian BaptistsUnion d'Églisesbaptistesfrançaises au CanadaUnited American Free Will Baptist ChurchUnited American Free Will Baptist ConferenceUnited BaptistUnited Baptist Convention of the Atlantic ProvincesUnited Free Will BaptistWorld Baptist FellowshipSpiritual BaptistCatholic Apostolic Church New Apostolic Church United Apostolic ChurchOld Apostolic ChurchRestored Apostolic Mission ChurchAssemblies of GodC3 Church GlobalChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Congregation in the United StatesChurch of God of ProphecyApostolic Church (denomination)

  26. Elim Pentecostal ChurchNew Life ChurchesApostolic Faith ChurchApostolic Faith Mission of South AfricaPentecostal Assemblies of CanadaBelievers ChurchCharisma Christian ChurchChrist Gospel Churches InternationalChristian City ChurchesChristian Church of North AmericaChristian Outreach CentreChristian Revival CrusadeChurch of God (Charleston, Tennessee)Church of God (Chattanooga)Church of God (Full Gospel) in IndiaChurch of God (Huntsville, Alabama)The Church of God (Jerusalem Acres)Church of God by FaithThe Church of God for All NationsChurch of God, House of PrayerChurch of God in ChristChurch of God Mountain AssemblyChurch of God of the Original Mountain AssemblyChurch of God of the Union AssemblyChurch of God with Signs FollowingChurch of the Foursquare GospelChurch of the Little Children of Jesus ChristCongregational Holiness Church

  27. CRC Churches InternationalDeeper Life Bible ChurchDestiny ChurchEvangelical Pentecostal Church of BesançonFire Baptized Holiness Church of God of the AmericasFree Apostolic Church of PentecostGod is Love Pentecostal ChurchHoliness Baptist AssociationIndian Pentecostal Church of GodInternational Circle of FaithInternational Pentecostal Church of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchMission of Full Gospel - Christian Open DoorOpen Bible Standard ChurchesPentecostal Assemblies of CanadaPentecostal Church of GodPentecostal Free Will Baptist ChurchThe Pentecostal MissionPotter's House Christian FellowshipRedeemed Christian Church of GodRevival Centres InternationalThe Revival FellowshipUnited Gospel TabernaclesUnited Holy Church of AmericaUnited Pentecostal Church InternationalAssociation of Vineyard ChurchesCalvary ChapelCharismatic Episcopal Church

  28. City Harvest ChurchFaith Christian Fellowship InternationalEvery NationFull GospelJesus ArmyMinistries of His GloryMinistries Without BordersNew FrontiersSovereign Grace MinistriesChrist Resurrection Gospel Glory Church,NigeriaNeo-Charismatic Churches[edit source]Bible Christian MissionChurch on the Rock- InternationalDestiny Church GroningenBorn Again MovementNew Life Fellowship AssociationTrue Jesus ChurchApostles of JohaneMaraukeCelestial Church of ChristChrist Apostolic ChurchChurch of the Lord (Aladura)Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and SeraphimKimbanguist ChurchThe African ChurchZion Christian ChurchHouse of AaronChosen People MinistriesJews for Jesus

  29. Messianic Israel AllianceMessianic Jewish Alliance of AmericaUnion of Messianic Jewish CongregationsUnion of Nazarene Yisraelite CongregationsInternational Messianic Jewish AllianceChina Christian CouncilChurch of BangladeshChurch of PakistanChurch of North IndiaChurch of South IndiaEvangelical Church in GermanyEvangelical Church of Czech BrethrenMar Thoma ChurchProtestant Church in the NetherlandsSt. Thomas Evangelical ChurchUnited Church of CanadaUnited Church of ChristUnited Church in Jamaica and the Cayman IslandsUnited Church in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon IslandsUnited Church of Christ in the PhilippinesUniting Church in AustraliaFriends United MeetingEvangelical Friends InternationalCentral Yearly Meeting of FriendsConservative FriendsFriends General ConferenceBeanite QuakerismBritain Yearly Meeting

  30. Ireland Yearly MeetingNew Foundation FellowshipChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of ChristIndependent Christian Churches/Churches of ChristChurches of Christ (non-institutional)International Churches of ChristChurches of Christ in AustraliaEvangelical Christian Church in Canada (Christian Disciples)SouthcottitesChristian Israelite ChurchHouse of David (commune)Panacea SocietyMillerites and comparable groupsAdventist (Sunday observing)Advent Christian ChurchAdventist (Seventh Day Sabbath/Saturday observing)Adventist Church of PromiseBranch Davidians (not considered Adventist by other Adventist movements)Creation Seventh Day Adventist ChurchDavidian Seventh-day AdventistsSeventh-day Adventist ChurchSeventh Day Adventist Reform MovementSabbath Rest Advent ChurchChurch of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith)Church of the Blessed Hope (aka Church of God of the Abrahamic Faith)Church of God International (USA)The Intercontinental Church of God Seventh Day Christians - Norway (SyvendedagsKristne)

  31. Living Church of GodPhiladelphia Church of GodUnited Church of GodUnited Seventh-Day BrethrenWorld Mission Society Church of GodSeventh-Day Evangelist ChurchTrue Jesus ChurchAssemblies of YahwehHouse of YahwehAssembly of YahwehSeventh Day BaptistsThe Christ's AssemblySeventh-Day MennonitesChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsChurch of IsraelArmstrongismBritish-Israel-World FederationRevival Centres InternationalThe Revival FellowshipChurch of Jesus Christ-Christian (Aryan Nations)Kingdom Identity MinistriesLaPorte Church of ChristThe Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the LordAssociated Gospel Churches of Canada (AGC)Believers' Church in IndiaChurch of Christ, Instrumental (Kelleyites)Christian Conventions (a.k.a. Two by Twos, The Truth, The Way, etc.)Cooneyites (not to be confused with Christian Conventions, above)

  32. Evangelical Church of West AfricaEvangelical Covenant Church of America ("Swedish Evangelical Mission Covenant")Evangelical Free Church of CanadaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaFamily International a.k.a. "The Family International", "Family of Love", "The Family"Fellowship of Fundamental Bible ChurchesFellowship of Independent Evangelical ChurchesGrace Movement ChurchesGreat Commission AssociationIndian ShakersJesus MovementMethernithaMetropolitan Community ChurchesNew Frontiers (formerly New Frontiers International)Schwenkfelder ChurchStrigolnikiUniversal LifeYehowistsCommunity of Christ - formerly called the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (RLDS)Church of Christ (Temple Lot) (Hedrickites)Church of Christ with the Elijah MessageChurch of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite)Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite)Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsIndependent RLDS / Restoration BranchesRestoration Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

  33. Restored Church of Jesus Christ (Eugene O. Walton)Rocky Mountain denominationsThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church)Apostolic United BrethrenFundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS)Latter Day Church of Christ (Kingston Clan)The True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last DaysRestoration Church of Jesus ChristAffirming Pentecostal Church InternationalGay Apostolic PentecostalsApostolic Assemblies of ChristApostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ JesusApostolic BrethrenApostolic Church of PentecostApostolic Gospel Church of Jesus ChristApostolic Overcoming Holy Church of GodAssemblies of the Lord Jesus ChristBible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus ChristChurches of Jesus Christ InternationalChurch of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic FaithPentecostal Assemblies of the WorldUnited Pentecostal Church InternationalAmerican Unitarian ConferenceChristian Universalist AssociationInternational Council of Unitarians and UniversalistsAustralian and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist AssociationCanadian Unitarian CouncilDeutsche UnitarierReligionsgemeinschaft

  34. European Unitarian UniversalistsGeneral Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian ChurchesUnitarian Universalist AssociationUnitarian Universalist Society of SpainUnitariskKirkesamfundSocinianismPolish BrethrenChristian Millennial FellowshipDawn Bible Students AssociationFriends of ManJehovah's WitnessesLaymen's Home Missionary MovementPastoral Bible InstituteGeneral Church of the New JerusalemLord's New Church Which Is Nova HierosolymaSwedenborgian Church of North AmericaChurch of Christ, ScientistArian Catholic ChurchArianismChristadelphiansChurch of God (Seventh-Day)Church of God (7th Day)Church of the Blessed HopeDoukhobors ("Spirit-Wrestlers")Iglesiani Cristo (Church of Christ)Kerait (split with Nestorian Church during the reign of Gregory (Nestorian Patriarch))Makuya

  35. Molokans (began with 16th century Protestants from 11th century partial Kerait reunion with Nestorian Church)Members Church of God InternationalMost Holy Church of God in Christ JesusSubbotniks (split from Molokan Faith)Two by Twos ("Christian Conventions")Unification ChurchUniversal AllianceThe Way InternationalChurch of Divine ScienceChurch of the TruthThe Infinite WayHome of TruthReligious ScienceSeicho-no-IeUnity ChurchUniversal Foundation for Better LivingAnthroposophical Society of Rudolf SteinerArcheosophical Society of TommasoPalamidessiLectoriumRosicrucianum of Jan van Rijckenborgh/Catharose de PetriMartinism of Louis Claude de Saint-Martin et al.SocietasRosicruciana by MasonsThe Rosicrucian Fellowship of Max HeindelCandombléVodouNative American ChurchPilgrims of ArèsRastafari movementQuestion: Is all of this religious division what Jesus wanted?

  36. Denominationalism decried... • It is unscriptural (without scriptural support). - Acts 20.17, 28; 1 Peter 5.1-2 • It is anti-scriptural. - John 17.20-23; 1 Corinthians 1.10-13; 3.3-4; Ephesians 2.14-16; 4.4-6 • It is harmful to the cause of Christ. -“that the world may believe” John 17.21

  37. “I ask that men make no reference to my name, and call themselves not Lutherans, but Christians. What is Luther? My doctrine, I am sure, is not mine, nor have I been crucified for any one. St. Paul, in 1 Cor. 3, would not allow Christians to call themselves Pauline or Petrine, but Christian. How then should I, poor, foul carcass that I am, come to have men give to the children of Christ a name derived from my worthless name? No, no, my dear friends; let us abolish all party names, and call ourselves Christians after Him Whose doctrine we have.” - Martin Luther, 1483-1546

  38. “Would to God that all party names, and unscriptural phrases and forms which have divided the Christian world, were forgot and that the very name [Methodist] might never be mentioned more, but be buried in eternal oblivion. ” - John Wesley, 1703-1791

  39. “I look forward with pleasure to the day when there will not be a Baptist living! I hope that the Baptist name will soon perish, but let Christ’s name last forever.” - Charles Spurgeon, 1834-1892

  40. “Fulfill ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.”- Paul, Philippians 2.2 (KJV)

  41. “I am not praying just for these followers. I am also praying for everyone else who will have faith because of what my followers will say about me. I want all of them to be one with each other, just as I am one with you and you are one with me. I also want them to be one with us. Then the people of this world will believe that you sent me. I have honored my followers in the same way that you honored me, in order that they may be one with each other, just as we are one. I am one with them, and you are one with me, so that they may become completely one. Then this world’s people will know that you sent me. They will know that you love my followers as much as you love me.” - Jesus, John 17.20-23 (CEV)

  42. Will you come to Jesus?Now!As we stand to sing.