The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a theologically moderate, Protestant Christian denomination. The Disciples of Christ, as they are commonly called, originated in the Restoration Movement. Distinctives of the Disciples faith include an emphasis on communion, baptism and tolerance of widely divergent viewpoints concerning "non-essentials" of the faith. The group organized officially in 1968. In 2010 the denomination reports approximately 691,000 members with over 3700 churches in the United States and Canada.

The Disciples of Christ participation in the FACT2000 project included a random survey of 764 of their congregations in the United States. A total of 283 questionnaires were returned for a 37.0 percent response rate.

If you are interested in obtaining specific information about the results of the Disciples' survey, please get in touch with their contact person Richard P (Rick) Morse, [email protected].

You are able to read the press release they distributed to the public about FACT2000.

If you would like to know more about the Disciples, visit the denomination's official web site at www.disciples.org.

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