Congregational Church

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a Protestant denomination holding that each individual congregation should be self-governing

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He was not a member of one of the local Congregationalist churches and, therefore, had no rights to vote or participate politically in the affairs of the colony.
Despite these apparent contradictions, however, the ruling elder had by 1640 been functioning successfully in the Scottish kirk and in the congregationalist churches of New England.
The Presbyterian, Methodist and Congregationalist churches amalgamated in 1925 to form the United Church of Canada.
Some Separate Baptist churches resulted from church splits regarding differing viewpoints on the revivals, but many originated as "New Light" or "Separate" Congregationalist churches that embraced the awakening.
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