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Canadian Assemblies of God
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Formerly the Italian Pentecostal Church of Canada, this Finished Work Pentecostal denomination began among Italian migrants in 1913. The CAG should not be confused with the other World Assemblies of God Fellowship (WAGF) affiliated groups in Canada: the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC) and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL). 

The CAG traces its origins to a revival in a small independent Italian church in Hamilton, Ontario in 1913. This group, composed by families from the town of Racalmuto, Sicily, had left the Presby…

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Marcondes Alves, Leonardo, “Canadian Assemblies of God”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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