Brethren Church

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The Brethren Church is a branch of the Dunkard denomination often called "Progressive Brethren," which separated from the main body of the church in 1881-1883.

2019 Update

In 2019 the denomination had approximately 9,000 members in 110 congregations.


Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. "Broad Census Counts More Anabaptists." Mennonite World Review. 27 May 2019. Web. 3 June 2019. See Church of the Brethren

Date Published 1953

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, . "Brethren Church." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 28 Jul 2021.

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 421. All rights reserved.

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