Definition of Free Church in English:

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Free Church

Pronunciation: /ˌfrē ˈCHərCH/


A Christian Church that has dissented or seceded from an established Church.
Example sentences
  • He trained at the Free Church College, Edinburgh, and began working as a Free Church missionary in South Africa in mid-1989.
  • In Scotland the established church was Presbyterian, and in 1843 the majority of Church of Scotland evangelicals seceded to form the Free Church.
  • He helped found the Free Church when it broke from the established Church of Scotland in 1843 and edited a religious newspaper, the Witness, in which he expounded on the issues of the day.
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