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Denominations - Protestant

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

About the United Pentecostal Church International

Date Founded:  1945

Membership/Number of Clergy:  250,000/4,300 churches in the U.S. & Canada as of 2016.

Headquarters:  8855 Dunn Road, Hazelwood, MO 63042

Schools & Seminaries:  Urshan College, Urshan Graduate School of Theology

Publications:  InsideOut, Pentecostal Herald, Reflections


Social Media:  Facebook, Twitter

Core Beliefs: "The basic and fundamental doctrine of this organization shall be the Bible standard of full salvation, which is repentance, baptism in water by immersion in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and the baptism of the Holy Ghost with the initial sign of speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance." Baptizing only in the name of Jesus sets this denominations apart from other Pentecostal denominations.

Short History:  Formed by the merger of the Pentecostal Church Incorporated and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Jesus Christ, although the Jesus name message had been promulgated by various Pentecostal groups since 1915.  It is the largest Oneness Pentecostal denomination in the world.

Local Churches:  There are nine churches in the Louisville area.  The closest to campus is Faith Apostolic Church, 215 Delmont Avenue, Louisville, KY, 40206-1024. You can use the ChurchSearch feature to locate a church by city, state, or zipcode.

United Pentecostal Church International Symbol

United Pentecostal Church International Symbol