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Denominations - Protestant

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

About the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World

Date Founded:  Early 1900s

Membership/Number of Clergy:  ~1,650 churches in the U.S.

Headquarters:  3939 Meadows Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

Schools & Seminaries:  Aenon Bible College

Publications:  The Christian Outlook


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Core Beliefs: "Repentance from sin, baptism in the name of Jesus Christ, and reception of the Holy Ghost-evidenced by speaking with tongues as the Spirit of God gives utterance is the prescription for soul salvation. We are also unified in our conviction that without holiness no man shall see the Lord."

Short History:  Founded after the Azuza Street revivals had spread to other parts of the county, this denomination claims to the be oldest Pentecostal Apostolic denomination.  It is inter-racial.

Local Churches:  The closest church to campus, and the largest P.A.W. church in Louisville is Greater Bethel Temple Apostolic Church, 834 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203.  Other Kentucky churches are listed on the website of the 11th Episcopal District.  Indiana churches are listed on the website of the 4th Episcopal District.

Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Symbol

Symbol of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World