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International Pentecostal Holiness Church
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Three streams flowed together in the second decade of the twentieth century to form the Pentecostal Holiness Church (“International” was added to the name in 1975). The Fire-Baptized Holiness Church and the Pentecostal Holiness of North Carolina merged at Falcon, North Carolina in 1911, and the Tabernacle Pentecostal Church (formerly the Brewerton Presbyterian Church) joined four years later at Canon, Georgia. Each group had formed in the closing years of the nineteenth century as part of the burgeoning Holiness movement, and then each embraced the Pentecostal message of the Azusa S…

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Woods, Daniel, “International Pentecostal Holiness Church”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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