European Baptist Federation


European Baptist Federation

The European Baptist Federation (EBF) is a federation of 51 Baptist associations and is one of six regional fellowships in the Baptist World Alliance. The EBF was founded in Ruschlikon, Switzerland, in 1949. It lays a great deal of emphasis on human rights, religious liberty and aid programs. The Federation represents about 12,000 congregations of Baptists with over 800,000 members. The current general secretary is Rev. Anthony Peck.

Members

In October of 2003, the bodies from the following countries were members of the European Baptist Federation:
*Albania
**Albanian Baptist Union
*Armenia
**Union of Evangelical Christian Baptist Churches of Armenia
*Austria
**Baptist Union of Austria
*Azerbaijan
**The Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Azerbaijan
*Belarus
**The Union of Evangelical Christian Baptist Churches in the Republic of Belarus
*Belgium
**Union of Baptists in Belgium
*Bosnia and Herzegovina
**Baptist Church in Bosnia and Herzegovina
*Bulgaria
**Baptist Union of Bulgaria
*Croatia
**Baptist Union of Croatia
*Czech Republic
**Baptist Union in the Czech Republic
*Denmark
**Baptist Union of Denmark
*Egypt
**Egyptian Baptist Convention
*Estonia
**Union of Evangelical Christian and Baptist Churches of Estonia
*Europe and Middle East
**European Baptist Convention
*Finland
**Finnish Baptist Union
**Swedish-Speaking Baptist Union of Finland
*France
**Federation of Evangelical Baptist Churches of France
*Georgia
**Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia
*Germany
**Union of Evangelical Free Church Congregations in Germany
*Great Britain
**Baptist Union of Great Britain
*Hungary
**Baptist Union of Hungary
*Israel
**Association of Baptist Churches in Israel
*Italy
**Baptist Union of Italy
*Jordan
**Jordan Baptist Convention
*Kazakhstan
**Baptist Union of Kazakhstan
*Kyrgyzstan
**Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Kyrgyzstan
*Latvia
**Union of Baptist Churches in Latvia
*Lebanon
**Lebanese Baptist Convention
*Lithuania
**The Baptist Union of Lithuania
*Republic of Macedonia
**Union of the Baptist Christians in the Republic of Macedonia
*Moldova
**Union of Christian Evangelical Baptist Churches of Moldova
*Netherlands
**Union of Baptist Churches in the Netherlands
*Norway
**Baptist Union of Norway
*Poland
**Baptist Union of Poland
*Portugal
**Convention of Baptists in Portugal
*Romania
**Baptist Union of Romania
**Convention of the Hungarian Baptist Churches of Romania
*Russia
**Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Russia
*Scotland
**Baptist Union of Scotland
*Serbia
**Union of Baptist Churches in Serbia
*Serbia and Montenegro
**Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists of Serbia and Montenegro
*Slovakia
**Brotherly Union of Baptists in Slovakia
*Slovenia
**Union of Baptist Churches in the Republic of Slovenia
*Spain
**Union of Evangelical Baptists of Spain
*Sweden
**Baptist Union of Sweden
*Switzerland
**Swiss Baptist Union
*Syria
**Syrian Baptist Convention
*Tajikistan
**Union of Evangelical Christians - Baptists
*Ukraine
**The All-Ukrainian Union of Associations of Evangelical Christians-Baptists
**Brotherhood of Independent Baptist Churches and Ministries of Ukraine
*Wales
**Baptist Union of Wales

References

"Crossing the Boundaries - The story of Fifty Years of the European Baptist Federation", by Bernard Green

External links

* [http://www.ebf.org/ European Baptist Federation] - Official Web Site


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