Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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Approximately 478,705 Canadians (about 1.5 percent of all Canadians) self-identify as Pentecostals. The majority of these individuals likely attend congregations affiliated with one of about a dozen explicitly Pentecostal denominations, the two largest being the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (established in 1919) and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador (established in 1925). The remainder attend other non-Pentecostal congregations or no congregations at all, but find meaning in self-identifying as Pentecostal because the…

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Stewart, Adam, “Canada”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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