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United Evangelical Mission (Vereinigte Evangelische [Rheinische] Mission)
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[German Version]

From 1971 to 1996, the Vereinigte Evangelische (Rheinische) Mission was a missionary society with its headquarters in Wuppertal, the result of a merger of the Rheinische Mission (founded in 1828 as a union of missionary societies in Barmen, Elberfeld, and Cologne) and the Bethel Mission (founded in 1886). The Zaire Mission joined in 1978. In 1996 the United Evangelical Mission was restructured as a “fellowship of churches in three continents,” under the name United Evangelical Mis…

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Feldtkeller, Andreas, “United Evangelical Mission (Vereinigte Evangelische [Rheinische] Mission)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026302>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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