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United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan

United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan (formerly known as the Siloam Biblical Christian Church of Pakistan) is a Protestant church located in Karachi, Pakistan. As part of the Society of Biblical Christian Churches of Pakistan,[1] the United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan shares Faith Theological Seminary with the Anglican Orthodox Church.[2] Established in 1964 on a plot donated by members of the Essa Negri Plain Church (also in Karachi), it has a long history in the establishment of Gujradwara Council and the Synod of the United Presbyterian Church in Pakistan.[3] It belongs to the World Reformed Fellowship.[4]

Contents

  • Policy & Statistics 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Policy & Statistics

Membership is estimated to be at approximately 10,000. Including 25 pastors, 10 evangelists, 30 elders, 20 church buildings, and 20 parsonages. The session is the basic unit with teaching elders and ruling elders and deacons. The presbytery is a higher body. Activities of the church include evangelistic ministry, education ministry, agriculture ministry, jail ministry, community development, and theological education.[5] The head office is located in Karachi.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.anglicanorthodoxchurch.org/current_event/AOC_Web_Site%20pakistan.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.anglicanorthodoxchurch.org/current_event/AOC_Web_Site%20pakistan.pdf
  3. ^ www.upcpakistan.com/about.html
  4. ^ http://wrfnet.org/about/membership/denominational#.UYZfsaKU1_c
  5. ^ http://www.upcpakistan.com/about.html
  6. ^ http://www.upcpakistan.com/contact.html

External links

  • Church website
  • United Presbyterian Church in Pakistan
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