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Church of Christ

Church of Christ may refer to:

  • Latter Day Saint denominations, which include:
    • Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints) - the original Latter Day Saint church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830.
    • Pure Church of Christ - First schismatic sect in the Latter Day Saint movement, this denomination was organized in 1831 in Kirtland, Ohio, by Wycam Clark and Northrop Sweet.
    • Church of Christ (Ezra Booth) - A schismatic sect organized in 1836 by Ezra Booth in Kirtland, Ohio.
    • Church of Christ (Parrishite), an extinct Latter Day Saint denomination organized in 1837 by Warren Parrish in Kirtland, Ohio.
    • Church of Christ (William Chubby), an extinct Latter Day Saint denomination organized in the Late 1830s by William Chubby.
    • Church of Christ (Hiram Page), an extinct Latter Day Saint denomination organized in 1842 by Hiram Page, one of the Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon's golden plates.
    • Church of Christ (Wightite) - This denomination, founded by Lyman Wight in 1844, split from the Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints) at the death of Joseph Smith.
    • Church of Christ (Temple Lot) - Informally referred to as "Hedrickites", this denomination is headquartered in Independence, Missouri. on what is known as the Temple Lot. It was founded by Granville Hedrick in July 1863.
    • Church of Christ (Fettingite) - Informally referred to as the "Fettingites", after its founder Otto Fetting, this denomination is split from the Church of Christ (Temple Lot) in 1929.
    • Church of Christ with the Elijah Message, which broke away from the Temple Lot church in 1929
    • Church of Christ (Restored) - This denomination split from the Church of Christ (Fettingite) in the late 1930s under the leadership of A. C. DeWolf.
    • Church of Christ at Halley's Bluff, which broke away from the Temple Lot church in 1932
    • Church of Christ (Hancock) - Founded by Pauline Hancock, this denomination is split from the Church of Christ (Temple Lot) in 1946.
    • Church of Christ (Whitmerite) - A denomination, founded in 1847 and reformed 1871, based on the claims of David Whitmer, one of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon.
    • Church of Christ (Brewsterite) - A denomination founded in 1848 by James C. Brewster and Hazen Aldrich.
    • Latter Day Church of Christ, a Mormon fundamentalist denomination based in Utah
    • Church of Christ (David Clark) - Also known as "Lion of God Ministry". Clark broke from the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in November 1985.
    • Church of Christ - This denomination, founded by Howard Leighton-Floyd and H. H. Burt in 1965, split from the Church of Christ With the Elijah Message.
  • Church of Christ in Congo, the administrative and spiritual union of denominations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Church of Christ in Thailand, the largest Protestant Church in Thailand.
  • Church of Christ, Instrumental, also known as the Kelleyites, a Baptist denomination in Arkansas
  • Church of Christ, Scientist, also known as Christian Science
  • Iglesia ni Cristo (Filipino translation for "Church of Christ"), an independent church originating in the Philippines
  • United Church of Christ in the Philippines, the largest Protestant group in the Philippines
  • United Church of Christ – Congregational in the Marshall Islands, the largest religious group in the Marshall Islands
  • United Church of Christ, a mainline Protestant denomination in the United States amalgamated from four congregationalist groups in 1957 (see also Christian Connexion)

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