Protestant Episcopal Church


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Protestant Episcopal Church:

see Episcopal ChurchEpiscopal Church,
Anglican church of the United States. Its separate existence as an American ecclesiastical body with its own episcopate began in 1789. Doctrine and Organization

The Episcopal Church maintains that the Holy Scriptures are the ultimate rule of faith.
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Ironically, they were all members of what Lemann neatly terms the Episcopacy, the social class whose defining institutions were the Protestant Episcopal Church, country clubs, New England boarding schools, Ivy League colleges, and, in their working lives, investment banks, major foundations, the foreign service, and university faculties--the very same crowd whose duller members Conant was trying to lock out of the garden.
The new denomination, which calls itself the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA (PECUSA), says it is the true heir of the Anglican tradition in the U.
Born April 10, 1806, in Raleigh, North Carolina; graduated from West Point (1827) and commissioned in the artillery; resigned (December 1, 1827) to enter the Virginia Theological Seminary; ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church (April 1830); priest (1831); missionary bishop of the Southwest (September 1838) and first bishop of Louisiana (October 1841-June 1861); founded the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee (October 9, 1860); Confederate major general (June 1861); served under A.
In 1847 he was ordained a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church and occupied country parishes in New York and Vermont.
The Episcopal Church Clergy and Employees' Benefit Trust (the "Medical Trust") was created in 1978 by the Church Pension Fund and is maintained for the employees (and their beneficiaries) of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as "the church").
John's in Shanghai, sponsored by the Protestant Episcopal Church.
Moreover, "by leading his Louisiana diocese out of Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States and by choosing a military assignment, Polk demonstrated the inseparability of his religious beliefs and his worldview.

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