Reformed Presbyterian Church North East India

The Reformed Presbyterian Church in North East India was established in 1835 by American missionaries like Rev. James R. Campbell. He started work in Saharanpur. Later Rev. Watkins R. Robert came to Mizoram in 1907. It was officially organised in 1979 with seven households, the first denomination of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North East India. It had 4,200 members and 50 congregations in 2004. It now has 14,038 members and more than 107 congregations in North East India in Manipur, Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya. There's a growing church planting ministry in Myanmar.[1][2]

The Reformed Presbyterian Church in Northeast India does not ordain women. It accepts the Westminster Confession of Faith, the Westminster Shorter Catechism and Westminster Larger Catechism. [3][4]

It is a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches[5] and the International Conference of Reformed Churches.[6] The RPCNEI is a founding member of the Reformed and Presbyterian Fellowship and a member of the Evangelical Fellowship in India.[7] The headquarters located at Churachandpur in Manipur.[8]

References

  1. "Welcome - REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, NORTH EAST INDIA". Rpcnei.org. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-29. Retrieved 2014-07-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Address data base of Reformed churches and institutions". Reformiert-online.net. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  4. "Member churches - Bringing together 80 million Reformed Christians worldwide". Web.archive.org. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  5. "About Us - REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, NORTH EAST INDIA". Rpcnei.org. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  6. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2014-01-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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