What Denominations are Represented in the Christian Churches in Delaware, Ohio?

William Penn, an English gentleman and member of the Society of Friends, founded the colony of Pennsylvania in the early 1680s as a haven for his fellow Quakers. But Penn's conviction that in religion “force makes hypocrites”; only persuasion makes converts, led him to institute a policy of religious tolerance that attracted other persecuted sects to Pennsylvania. Groups such as the Amish, the Dunkers, the Schwenkfelders, the Mennonites and, later, the Moravians made small, though picturesque, additions to the heterodox colony. The most influential religious groups, along with the Quakers, were the large congregations of German Reformed, Lutherans, Anglicans, and Presbyterians.

Pennsylvania's religious spectrum also included small communities of Roman Catholics and Jews. Churches that schedule unique events open to the public, such as musical performances, revivals, or Bible schools during the holidays, are invited to post these announcements as news in The Gazette. The P'ent'ay, known simply as Ethiopian-Eritrean evangelicalism, are a group of indigenous Protestant, Eastern Baptist, Lutheran, Pentecostal, and Mennonite denominations in full communion with each other and believe that Ethiopian and Eritrean evangelicalism is the reform of the current Tewahedo Orthodox churches, as well as the restoration of them to the original Ethiopian Christianity. Warrensburg United Methodist Church, 1025 Ohio 257 (intersection of Ohio 257 and Warrensburg Road, halfway between U.As ecumenism advances, unions between several Protestants are becoming more common, resulting in a growing number of united and unified churches. Assyrian Christianity comprises the Eastern churches that maintained the traditional Nestorian Christology and Ecclesiology of the historic Eastern Church after the original church met with the Catholic Church in Rome, forming the Chaldean Catholic Church in 1552. For example, this list contains groups also known as rites that many would say are not denominations since they are in full papal communion and therefore part of the Roman Catholic Church.

Only Christian denominations, ideologies and organizations with Wikipedia articles will be listed to ensure that all entries on this list are notable and verifiable. In fact, in 1750 there were more churches per capita in the Middle Colonies than in any other section although many congregations were small. Recently some Christian denominations have considered that the body of Eastern Orthodoxy forms part of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church an opinion that is gaining increasing acceptance as a result of ecumenical dialogues between groups such as Eastern Orthodoxy Roman and Eastern Catholicism and Protestant Christianity. The Latin (or Western) Church is the largest and most well-known of the 24 sui iuris churches that together form the Catholic Church (not to be confused with the Roman Rite which is one of the Latin liturgical rites not a particular church). Independent Catholic churches identify themselves as Western or Eastern Catholics although they are not affiliated with or recognized by the Catholic Church. The fact that churches can endure and even thrive in such a deregulated environment runs counter to ancient wisdom about the reinforcing nature of church and state.


, also known as Reformed tradition or Reformed Protestantism is a movement that broke away from the Catholic Church in the 16th century. This period known as the Reformation kicked off a series of events that took place over the next 500 years in several new denomination churches (listed below).

However during the 18th century Delaware became increasingly British and the Church of England achieved the most notable achievements before the Revolution. You'll be happy to know that Christianization was a considerable chaos in the 17th century but that it increased in  the 18th century.