Saybrook Platform

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Saybrook Platform:

see Cambridge PlatformCambridge Platform,
declaration of principles of church government and discipline, forming in fact a constitution of the Congregational churches. It was adopted (1648) by a church synod at Cambridge, Mass., and remains the basis of the temporal government of the churches.
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Connecticut Congregational churches, meeting at Saybrook, Conn., adopted the Saybrook Platform in 1708, which moved toward a church system like that of the Presbyterians rather than the more democratic Massachusetts Congregationalists.