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Igreja Presbiteriana de Formosa no Brasil (de chinese)
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Presbyterian Church of Formosa in Brazil
Rua Topazio 368
04105-060 Sao Paulo
SP
Brazil (South America)
Telephone: +55 11 575-8795
Address-No.: 1287 / 2329

The Taiwanese Presbyterian Church began in 1962 with the arrival of a Chinese physician who had also studied theology and had immigrated to Brazil. Activities started with meetings in homes in S?o Paulo. The first Taiwanese immigrant church was organized in the same year. With the arrival of new groups of immigrants, the church began to develop, with new churches being organized in several cities in Brazil. The church structured itself as a denomination in 1970, with ties to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Taiwan. There is at present a movement in the presby toward dialogue, with the thought of eventual incorporation into one of the Synods of the Independent Presbyterian Church of Brazil.
 

Note: We did not manage to contact this church. Therefore, we cannot exclude that its address has changed or that the church does not exist any more.
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Statistic data of church

Members
total: 200
Parishes
(conventionally): 11
house fellowships
(Number of growing parishes): 1
Ordained clergy
total: 12
 
women´s ordination
Elders/Presbyters
total: 0
Deacons
total: 0
  deacons available
Missionaries
total: 0
 
missionaries working abroad
Baptismal practise
infant and believer´s baptism
Godparents
No information about godparents
Lord's Supper
Frequency per annum: 0
Newspapers/ Periodicals
no information about publication of magazines
Theological training facilities

 
Number: 1

Schools providing general education
no information about other schools
Founded in
1962
Organizational structures
not communicated
Traditional type
  • presbyterian
Official languages
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Mandarin
Confessions
  • Apostles´ Creed
  • Westminster Confession (1646/47)

 

last update: 20.02.2004
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