Religion: United Church

Reformation without tarrying, was the watchword of 16th Century Robert Browne, father of Congregationalism. Last week, the General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches, deciding that it had tarried long enough over a latter-day reformation, voted to merge with the 700,000-member Evangelical & Reformed Church. The new denomination, to be called the United Church of Christ, will number approximately 2,000,000 members. It is the largest Protestant union since the Methodist Protestant Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the M.E. Church, South were reunited in 1939.

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