1517 Lutheran, by Martin Luther, an ex- monk of the Catholic Church.
1534 Church of England, by King Henry VIII because the Pope would not grant him a divorce with the right to remarry.
1560 Presbyterian, by John Knox in Scotland.
1582 Congregationalist, by Robert Brown in Holland .
1605 Baptist, John Smyth, in Amsterdam.
1628 Dutch Reformed church, by Michaelis Jones , in New York.
1744 Methodist, John and Charles Wesley in England.
1774Unitarian, by Theophilus Lindley founded your church in London.
1829 Mormon (Latter Day Saints), by Joseph Smith in Palmyra, N.Y .
1840 Holiness Churches by Phoebe Palmer
1865 Salvation Army, by William Booth in London.
1870 Jehovah’s Witnesses by Charles Taze Russell
1879 Christian Scientist, by Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy.
1887 Christian and Missionary Alliance by Rev. Albert Benjamin Simpson
1914 Assembly of God (300 pastors from the Pentecostal movement)
33AD Catholic Church, by Jesus Christ the Son of God .
“Let no one do anything of concern to the Church without the bishop. Let that be considered a valid Eucharist which is celebrated by the bishop or by one whom he ordains. Wherever the bishop appears, let the people be there; just as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church” (Letter to the Smyrneans 8:2 Ignatius of Antioch; 110 A.D. ).
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