United Protestant Church of France

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United Protestant Church of France
Église protestante unie de France (French)
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Classification Protestant
Orientation Reformed and Lutheran
President Laurent Schlumberger
Region France (except Alsace and Moselle)
Origin 2013
Merger of Reformed Church of France
Evangelical Lutheran Church of France
Congregations 960
Members 400,000[1]
Ministers 456
Official website www.eglise-protestante-unie.fr

The United Protestant Church of France is the main and largest Protestant church in France, created in 2013 through the unification of the Reformed Church of France and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of France.

It has 400,000 members and its theology mixes Calvinism and Lutheranism.[2] Ordination of women and blessings of same-sex marriages are allowed.[3]

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  1. ^ "United Protestant Church of France". www.oikoumene.org. World Council of Churches. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "United Protestant Church of France". World Council of Churches. 
  3. ^ Reuters: French Protestant church allows gay marriage blessing, 2015

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