Union of Baptist Churches in Rwanda

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Union of Baptist Churches in Rwanda
ClassificationEvangelical Christianity
TheologyBaptist
AssociationsBaptist World Alliance
HeadquartersKigali, Rwanda
Origin1962
Congregations120
Members257,613
Official websiteubcr.org

The Union of Baptist Churches in Rwanda is a Baptist Christian denomination in Rwanda. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Kigali.

History[edit]

The Union of Baptist Churches in Rwanda has its origins in a Baptist mission of Baptist Union of Denmark in 1939.[1] The union is founded in 1962.[2] In 2016, it has 120 churches and 257,613 members.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William H. Brackney, Historical Dictionary of the Baptists, Scarecrow Press, USA, 2009, p. 499
  2. ^ Marcel d'Hertefelt, Danielle de Lame, Société, culture et histoire du Rwanda. 1. A - L, Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Belgique, 1987, p. 887
  3. ^ Baptist World Alliance, Statistics, bwanet.org, USA, retrieved November 26, 2018

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