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Denominations - Protestant

Short profiles of selected Christian denominations in the U.S.

About the Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Date Founded:  1981

Members/Number of Clergy:  145,000/608  (membership number from 2014, clergy number from 2007)

Headquarters: Office of the General Assembly,17197 N. Laurel Park Drive, Suite 567,Livonia, MI 48152-7912

Schools & Seminaries:  The EPC is active in college ministries but does not have any denominationally affiliated colleges or seminaries.  There is a scholarship available to EPC candidates at Reformed Theological Seminary.

PublicationsThe Globe, the EPC's world outreach newsletter.


Core Beliefs:  EPC is both evangelical and Presbyterian.  We embrace the Westminster Confession of Faith as our doctrinal standard and the rule of spiritually mature elders linked together regionally as the best way to guide local congregations.  We determined that on the basic essentials of the Christian faith, we would not disagree, but on anything that was not essential, such as the issue of ordaining women as officers or practicing charismatic gifts, we would give each other liberty. We have a world missions program with a priority on sending missionaries to unreached people groups. (Taken from the website.)

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Local Churches:  Online church locator at . There are four churches in Kentucky. The closest to Louisville is New Beginning Presbyterian Church, 3830 Narrows Road, Erlanger, KY 41018.  There are 13 churches in Indiana, mostly in the northern and central parts of the state.  The nearest church to Louisville is Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 548 W 100 N, Franklin, IN 46131

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