Church of Scotland

Church of Scotland

Modern logo of the Kirk

Classification

Protestant

Orientation

Mainline/Calvinist

Polity

Presbyterian

Associations

Action of Churches Together in Scotland

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

Leuenberg Agreement

World Alliance of Reformed Churches

Conference of European Churches

World Council of Churches

Geographical area

Scotland

Founder

John Knox

Origin

1560

Separated from

Roman Catholic Church

Separations

Scottish Episcopal Church (definitive separation 1689); Free Church of Scotland (separated 1843); incorporated the United Free Church of Scotland in 1929

Congregations

1,200

Members

489,000

The Church of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, The Kirk, is a Presbyterian church, decisively shaped by the Scottish Reformation.

From: Wikipedia



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