International Pentecostal Holiness Church

International Pentecostal Holiness Church

Classification

Protestant

Orientation

Pentecostal

Polity

mixed episcopal and congregational

Leader

James D. Leggett

Associations

National Association of Evangelicals,

Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America,

Pentecostal World Conference,

Christian Churches Together,

World Pentecostal Holiness Fellowship

Geographical area

Worldwide: divided into 28 regional conferences

Founder

Abner Blackmon Crumpler, Benjamin H. Irwin

Origin

30 January 1911

Falcon, North Carolina

Merge of

Fire-Baptized Holiness Church and Pentecostal Holiness Church (1911),

Tabernacle Pentecostal Church (1915)

Separations

Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church (1918),

Congregational Holiness Church (1920)

Congregations

10,463

Members

3,410,890

Official Website

www.iphc.org

Statistics for 2000[1]

The International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) or simply Pentecostal Holiness Church (PHC) is a Holiness-Pentecostal Christian denomination based in the United States and founded in 1911 with the merger of two older denominations. Traditionally centered in the Southeastern United States, particularly the Carolinas and Georgia, the church today has an international presence with a worldwide membership of over 3 million.[1]

From: Wikipedia



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