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Anglican Community

Members of any of the Protestant churches that are associated with and have the same faith as the Church of England including the Church of Ireland, the Church in Wales, the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, the Anglican Churches in the British dominions and colonies and other kindred organizations.

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Baptist Community

Adherents of the Protestant denomination that practices baptism of believers by full immersion.

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Born Again Christian Community

Christians who have made a renewed or reconfirmed commitment of faith, especially after an intense religious experience.

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Catholic Community

Members of the Roman Catholic Church, a Christian denomination whose principal features are a rite centring in the Mass, seven sacraments, veneration of the Virgin Mary and the saints, clerical celibacy, a variety of religious orders, and dogma which includes transubstantiation and papal infallibility.

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Congregationalist Community

Individuals who belong to the Protestant denomination in which each member church is self-governing.

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Greek Orthodox Community

Members of the Eastern Orthodox Church of Greece which accepts Roman Catholic doctrines as a matter of faith but which utilizes the Byzantine liturgy and discipline, and is directly governed by a patriarch of its own.

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Lutheran Community

Followers or adherents of Martin Luther and the doctrines and religious principles of the Lutheran Church.

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Mennonite Community

Members of any of the Christian groups that derive from the Anabaptist movement in Holland which holds that profession of religious faith is an adult choice to be affirmed by rebaptism. Mennonites are known for their belief in a simple life, pacifism, charitable works and the separation of church and state.

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Methodist Community

Members or adherents of the Protestant denomination that developed from the teachings of John Wesley.

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Pentecostal Community

Members of the renewal movement within Protestant Christianity that places special emphasis on the experience of adult baptism as a central rite, the literal interpretation of the scripture and a direct personal experience of God through baptism with the Holy Spirit as evidenced by speaking in tongues (glossolalia) and other spiritual gifts such as divine healing and the ability to prophesy.

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Presbyterian Community

Members of the traditionally Calvinistic denomination that is governed by elders known as presbyters who are chosen or approved by church members.

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Quaker Community

A religious group of Christians who lay special stress on the guidance of the Holy Spirit, who reject outward rites and an ordained ministry, who practice simplicity of dress and speech, who have a long tradition of working for peace and opposing war and whose meetings for purposes of worship often feature prolonged periods of silence.

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Salvationist Community

Soldiers or officers in the Salvation Army, an evangelical and philanthropic movement that was organized in the 19th century along military lines and emphasizes the saving of the soul.

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Seventh Day Adventist Community

Adherents of the religious doctrine that the second coming of Christ and the end of the world are near at hand.

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United Church Community

Members of the United Church of Canada, Canada's largest Protestant denomination which was formed in 1925 through the union of Canadian Methodists, Congregationalists and many Canadian Presbyterians.

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