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.
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. http://mennoworld.org/2019/05/27/news/broad-census-counts-more-anabaptists/. See Church of the Brethren
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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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