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Denominations - Protestant

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

About the Free Methodist Church of North America

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Free Methodist Church of North America

Short History: Founded by Western New York ministers and laymen who felt the Methodist Episcopal Church was straying from its traditional Wesleyan roots.  Areas of disagreement included anti-slavery, simplicity of worship, free seats in church so all could attend, and freedom from the secret oaths of various secret societies.

Local Churches:

Breckenridge Chapel, 239 Breckenridge Ln, Louisville, KY 40207.

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