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Meaning of "United Church of Christ" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

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WHAT DOES UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

United Church of Christ

United Church of Christ

The United Church of Christ is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination primarily in the Reformed tradition, in historical continuation of the General Council of Congregational Christian churches founded under the influence of New England Puritanism." The Evangelical and Reformed Church and the General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches united in 1957 to form the UCC. These two denominations, which were themselves the result of earlier unions, had their roots in Congregational, Christian, Evangelical, and Reformed denominations. The UCC's 5,116 congregations claim 979,239 members, primarily in the United States. The UCC maintains full communion with other mainline Protestant denominations. Many of its congregations choose to practice open communion. The denomination places high emphasis on participation in worldwide interfaith and ecumenical efforts. The national settings of the UCC have historically favored liberal views on social issues, such as civil rights, LGBT rights, women's rights, and abortion rights.

Definition of United Church of Christ in the English dictionary

The definition of United Church of Christ in the dictionary is a US Protestant denomination formed in 1957 from the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Congregational Christian Church.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

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United Arab Republic
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United Empire Loyalist
United Kingdom
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom Overseas Territory
United Kingdom Unionists
United Mexican States
United Nations
United Nations Organization
United Party
United Provinces
United Reformed Church
United Service Organization
United States
United States of America

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

a slap on the wrist
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Jesus Christ
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Vicar of Christ
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Synonyms and antonyms of United Church of Christ in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «United Church of Christ» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

基督联合教会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Iglesia Unida de Cristo
570 millions of speakers

English

United Church of Christ
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मसीह के संयुक्त चर्च
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كنيسة المسيح المتحدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Объединенная церковь Христа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Igreja Unida de Cristo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যুক্তরাজ্যের ইউনাইটেড গির্জার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

United Church of Christ
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gereja Kristus Bersatu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

United Church of Christ
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

基督教
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그리스도의 연합 교회
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gereja Kristen Kristus
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Thống nhất Giáo Hội Chúa Kitô
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஐக்கிய சர்ச் ஆஃப் கிறிஸ்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युनायटेड चर्च ऑफ क्राइस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birleşmiş İsa Kilisesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

United Church of Christ
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Zjednoczony Kościół Chrystusa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Об´єднана церква Христа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Biserica Unită a lui Hristos
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

United Church of Christ
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

United Kerk van Christus
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

United Church of Christ
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

United Church of Christ
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about United Church of Christ

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST»

Discover the use of United Church of Christ in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to United Church of Christ and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Moment: Barack Obama, Jeremiah Wright, and the Firestorm ...
The Moment tells the inside story of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, when Reverend Jeremiah Wright s sermons became a flash point in Barack Obama s 2008 presidential campaign.
Carl A. Grant, Shelby J. Grant, 2013
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Year Book of the Michigan Conference of the United Church of ...
With Minutes of the ... Annual Meeting ... United Church of Christ. Michigan Conference. In the clerical staff, Mrs. Donald R. Clark, who had served as our Financial Secretary for nine years, became the Executive Secretary and Office Manager ...
United Church of Christ. Michigan Conference, 1968
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The United Church of Christ in the Shenandoah Valley: ...
(Harmon and Rhodes 2008, 21) Sexual Orientation Denominational support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) community in the United Church of Christ goes back at least forty years. The church's ”official” welcome, ...
H. B. Cavalcanti, 2010
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The Protestant Wedding Sourcebook: A Complete Guide for ...
(Pp. 146, 152) United Church of Christ (1969) "The Order for Marriage" is reprinted from Services of the Church (New York: United Church Press, 1969), and is used by permission. (P 155) United Church of Christ (1986) The United Church of ...
Sidney F. Batts, 1993
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Church, Identity, and Change: Theology and Denominational ...
Strategy and Restructure in the United Church of Christ Emily Barman and Mark Chaves The United Church of Christ (UCC) is in the midst of a major restructure, one that culminates a decade-long planning process. The new structure was ...
David A. Roozen, James R. Nieman, 2005
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Human Cloning: Religious Responses
The following is a statement of the United Church of Christ Committee on Genetics and is not an official statement of the United Church of Christ. The Committee on Genetics was appointed by the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, ...
Ronald Cole-Turner, 1997
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African American Religious Cultures
He protested againstJim Crow laws in the 1890s. Zikmund (New York: United Church Press, 1984), 21–36. DeBoer, Clara Merritt. ''Blacks and the American Missionary Association.'' Hidden Histories in the United Church of Christ, ed. Barbara ...
Anthony B. Pinn, 2009
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Spiritual Direction and the Care of Souls: A Guide to ...
I will attempt to answer that question from my perspective as a minister within the United Church of Christ, one of the major denominations in the United States that embodies a strong social justice tradition. The United Church of Christ will be ...
Gary W. Moon, David G. Benner, 2004
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Printed Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records
Regarding Unitarian records, see the discussion of published Congregational records under"United Church of Christ," below. Unitarianism developed out of Congregationalism in the late eighteenth century. Many Unitarian churches in ...
Kory Leland Meyerink, 1998
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Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America: Women ...
Rosemary Skinner Keller, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Marie Cantlon. THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST In spite of the demise of the national independent Congregational woman's mission boards, from 1927 to 1957 (when the UCC was  ...
Rosemary Skinner Keller, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Marie Cantlon, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term United Church of Christ is used in the context of the following news items.
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Don't Lose any Sleep Over United Church of Christ Divestment
But, at its 2015 Synod, the United Church of Christ voted overwhelmingly to divest from companies said to “profit from the occupation of the Palestinian territories. «Commentary Magazine, Jul 15»
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Christian Denomination Officially Embraces Gay Marriage, Axing …
The Episcopal Church officially joined Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the United Church of Christ this week in becoming the third mainline denomination to ... «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
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Episcopalians Vote to Allow Gay Marriage in Churches
The Episcopal Church joins two other mainline Protestant groups that allowed gay marriage in all their congregations: the United Church of Christ and the ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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United Church of Christ to divest over Israeli policies in occupied …
NEW YORK – The top legislative body of the United Church of Christ voted Tuesday to divest from companies with business in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian ... «Fox News, Jun 15»
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United Church of Christ to boycott Washington Redskins
The United Church of Christ has voted to boycott the Washington NFL team until it drops its logo and mascot, which Native Americans say are offensive. «Religion News Service, Jun 15»
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United Church of Christ performs same-sex marriages in Cleveland
United Church of Christ ministers gathering in Cleveland for the church's General Synod officiated weddings Friday afternoon, just a few hours after same-sex ... «Akron Beacon Journal, Jun 15»
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Clinton Covers Charleston, Education, Confederate Flags During …
Traci Blackmon of Christ the King United Church of Christ and the Rev. Karen Anderson of Ward Chapel AME planned a listening session for Clinton in just 48 ... «CBS Local, Jun 15»
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Carrollton Avenue church hosts prayer vigil after Charleston AME …
Central St. Matthew United Church of Christ is hosting a prayer vigil this evening to seek healing for the people of the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal ... «UptownMessenger.com, Jun 15»
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6 Christian Denominations With Most Liberal Stance on Global …
Denominations pursuing global warming issues run the gamut from traditionally liberal groups like the United Church of Christ (UCC) to organizations such as ... «Newsmax, May 15»
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Presbyterian Church recognizes same-sex marriage
The new definition was endorsed last year by the church General Assembly, or top ... In 2005, the 1.1 million-member United Church of Christ became the first ... «CBS News, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. United Church of Christ [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/united-church-of-christ>. May 2020 ».
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