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Reformed Evangelical Church of Myanmar

 

Reformed Evangelical Church of Myanmar

Reformed Evangelical Church of Myanmar
Classification Protestant
Theology confessional Reformed
Governance Presbyterian
Associations World Reformed Fellowship
Region Myanmar
Founder Rev. Thang Bwee [1]
Origin
Chiba State, Myanmar
Branched from Presbyterian Church of Australia[2]
Congregations 40[3]
Members 7,000[4]
Ministers 36

The Reformed Evangelical Church of Myanmar is a Reformed, Christian Church in the country of Myanmar (formerly Burma). It holds to the Westminster Confession of Faith[5]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Theology 2
    • Creeds 2.1
    • Confessions 2.2
  • Relationship with other churches 3
  • Education and Seminary 4
  • External links 5
  • References 6

History

The church was formally organised in 1998. It was established by Rev. Thang Bwee. Main activities and church planting is located in the South

  1. ^ http://missionmyanmar.com/index.php?page=directory&name=Myanmar&p=8
  2. ^ http://www.apwm.org.au/missionaries/
  3. ^ http://www.apwm.org.au/partner-churches/myanmar/
  4. ^ https://www.rca.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=583
  5. ^ http://missionpartners.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Meal-for-Mission-2012-Myanmar-info-sheet.pdf
  6. ^ https://www.rca.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=583
  7. ^ http://matt2819.com/myanmar/resources/Myanmar_Info_Sheet.pdf
  8. ^ http://www.apwm.org.au/partner-churches/myanmar/
  9. ^ http://wrfnet.org/about/membership/denominational#.UYZfsaKU1_c
  10. ^ http://www.apwm.org.au/missionaries/
  11. ^ http://matt2819.com/myanmar/the-work/
  12. ^ http://apwm.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Partnership-Autumn-2012.pdf
  13. ^ https://www.rca.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=5449#asia
  14. ^ http://www.opc.org/feature.html?feature_id=59
  15. ^ http://erc-rbi.org/history-2/
  16. ^ http://erc-rbi.org/history/

References

  • Official website:Reformed Evangelical Church in Myanmar
  • Mission site [1]

External links

The Reformed Bible Institute was formed in June 2000 and offered the degree of Bachelor of Theology. There were 4 students and 5 lecturers. The Institute was officially supported by the Samyang Presbyterian Church in South Korea and Rev. Chang Won Shu.[16]

Education and Seminary

In Korea, the Samyang Presbyterian Church supported the Evangelical Reformed Church in Myanmar.[15]

The Reformed Evangelical Church in Myanmar was founded along with 10 denominations of the Reformed and Presbyterian Fellowship in Myanmar in 2005.[14]

The denomination is a member of the World Reformed Fellowship.[9] Partner church relationship with the Presbyterian Church in Australia was established in 2008.[10] The Australian Presbyterian Church is involved in church planting; they have planted 3 congregations around Yangon.[11][12] It has a relationship with the Reformed Church in America.[13]

Relationship with other churches

Confessions

Creeds

Theology

The church celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 22, 2012. [7] church government.Presbyterian, with Yangon Division and in Chin State As of 2013, there are 36 ministers working both in [6]

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