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us: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.


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    • us: Presbyterian Church in the USA
    • us: Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
    • us: Presbyterian Church in the United States
  • Additional Information

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    • Later Established Forms

      • us: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
    • Related Terms

      • us: American Home Missionary Society
      • us: Calvinistic Methodist Church in the U.S.A.
      • us: Cumberland Presbyterian Church
      • us: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (New School)
      • us: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (Old School)
      • us: Presbyterian Church of America
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Synod of New York and Philadelphia (1758-1788)Synod of New York and Philadelphia (1758-1788)
    • Sources

      • found: Hall, R. E. Amer. Presb. churches, a genealogy, 1706-1982, 1982: p. 101-103 (Presbyterian Church in the USA; General Assembly organized 1789; divided into Old School and New School (over doctrine & practical operation) in 1837; Presbyterian Church in the USA (Old School) and Presbyterian Church in the USA (New School) org. 1838; reunited in 1869 to form one Presbyterian Church in the USA in 1870) [info. from MnHi]
      • found: Mead, F. S. Handb. of denominations in the U.S., c1980: p. 207 (United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. result of merger of Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. and United Presbyterian Church of North America in 1958) p. 209 (In 1837, the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. was split in two between New School and Old School ; Old School and New School bodies, holding separate assemblies since 1837, united in 1870)
      • found: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly. Extracts from the minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, 1814: t.p. (Presbyterian Church in the United States of America)
      • found: Its Board of Missions. Annual report of the Board of Missions of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, May 1835: t.p. (Presbyterian Church in the United States)
      • found: Drury, C.M. Presbyterian panorama, c1952: p. 67 (American Home Missionary Society, although interdenominational in character, was recognized for about ten years by the Presbyterian Gen. Assembly as a semiofficial agency of the Church)
      • found: PPPrHi files (Synod of New York and Philadelphia (1758-1788); reconstituted into four different synods in 1788; met as synod as a whole in 1789 as the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., a denomination which theretofore had not existed; Calvinistic Methodist Church in the U.S.A. merged into PCUSA in 1920)
      • found: NUCMC data from Presbyterian Church in America for Bible Presbyterian Church. Records, 1940-1976 (In 1936 the Presbyterian Church of America split from the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Not the same as: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.]
      • [In 1958 the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. and the United Presbyterian Church of North America (formed in 1858) merged to form the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-10-01: new
      • 2013-04-03: revised
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