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International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies
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The International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies (IFCA) is a Finished Work or “Baptistic” Pentecostal association of churches with roots in the revival that began among Italian-Americans in Chicago in 1907. The IFCA has its headquarters in Transfer, Pennsylvania. Most of its nearly 80 US churches are located in the East and Northwest states, often using names like Christian Church, Full Gospel, and Christian Assembly.

The current name, adopted in 2006, reflects its worldwide scope since most of its affiliated churches are abroad. Its initial name was the…

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Marcondes Alves, Leonardo, “International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_047975>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204



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