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The Union of Evangelical Christian Baptists of Kazakhstan is a fellowship of Baptist churches, also known as the Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists. The Union is composed of almost 200 churches with over 11,000 members.
Baptists form a major branch of Protestant Christianity distinguished by baptizing professing Christian believers only, and doing so by complete immersion. Baptist churches also generally subscribe to the doctrines of soul competency, sola fide, sola scriptura and congregationalist church government. Baptists generally recognize two ordinances: baptism and communion.
The Union of Slavic Churches of Evangelical Christians and Slavic Baptists of Canada is a religious and charitable organization. It was incorporated in 1963 and is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In 1995, the Union had about 500 members in 11 churches.
The Baptist Union of Romania is a Baptist Christian denomination in Romania. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Bucharest.
The Baptist Union of Poland is an association of Baptist churches in the country of Poland. It is affiliated with the European Baptist Federation and the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Warszawa.
The Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Convention of Canada is a Baptist organization serving the Ukrainian Baptists in the country of Canada.
The Union of Christian Evangelical Baptist Churches of Moldova is a national fellowship of Baptist Christians in Moldova.
The Union of Baptist Churches in Serbia is a fellowship of Baptist churches, one of two Baptist groups in Serbia.
A "free church" is a Christian denomination or independent church that is intrinsically separate from government. A free church does not define government policy, and a free church does not accept church theology or policy definitions from the government. A free church also does not seek or receive government endorsements or funding to carry out its work. The term is especially relevant in countries with established state churches.
The Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists is a Baptist Christian denomination in Russia. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Moscow.
The Evangelical Baptist Union of Ukraine or All-Ukrainian Union of Churches of Evangelical Christian Baptists(AUC ECB); is a Baptist Christian denomination in Ukraine. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Kyiv.
Protestants in Ukraine number about 600,000 to 700,000 (2007), about 2% of the total population. Nearly all traditional Protestant denominations are represented in the country. According to Christianity Today magazine, Ukraine has become not just the "Bible Belt" of Eastern Europe, but a "hub of evangelical church life, education, and missions". At present, the country is a key supplier of missionaries and a center of evangelical training and press printing for all the countries of the former Soviet Union, where the legal environment is not so favourable.
Protestants in Russia constitute 0.5-1.5% of the overall population of the country. By 2004, there were 4,435 registered Protestant societies representing 21% of all registered religious organizations, which is second place after Eastern Orthodoxy. By contrast in 1992 the Protestants reportedly had 510 organizations in Russia.
The Baptist Church in Ukraine is one of the oldest and most widespread Protestant Christian denominations in the country. Before the fall of the Soviet Union, over half the 1.5 million acknowledged Baptists and Pentecostals in the USSR lived in Soviet Ukraine. Prior to its independence in 1991, Ukraine was home to the second largest Baptist community in the world, after the United States, and was called the “Bible Belt” of the Soviet Union. Today Ukrainian Baptists continue to be among the largest Protestant denominations in Ukraine and the country has the second highest number of Baptist churches in the world.
The Cambodia Baptist Union is a national cooperative association of Baptist churches in Cambodia.
The Shtundists are the predecessors of several Evangelical Protestant groups in Ukraine and across the former Soviet Union.
The Brotherhood of Independent Baptist Churches and Ministries of Ukraine was officially founded and registered in Ukraine in 1993.