Where did the first church start?
The very first church started in Jerusalem, and then it spread to Judea and Samaria, and then all over the rest of the known world at the time. The map below shows that area. On the far left is Rome, in what is now Italy. On the far right is Jerusalem, in Israel.
Where did the church in Jerusalem meet?
The meeting took place in Jerusalem in the mid–first century (ca. 48 CE). Prior to the meeting, Paul and Barnabas had been working in the area of Antioch and they journeyed to Jerusalem as representatives of the Antiochene church. Accounts appear in Gal 2:1–10 and Acts 15:1–29.
Was the Catholic Church the first church?
The Catholic Church is the oldest institution in the western world. It can trace its history back almost 2000 years.
Where was the first church in the Bible?
Tradition holds that the first Gentile church was founded in Antioch, Acts 11:20–21, where it is recorded that the disciples of Jesus Christ were first called Christians (Acts 11:26). It was from Antioch that St. Paul started on his missionary journeys.
Where and when was the New Testament Church founded?
New Testament Christian Churches of America
|New Testament Christian Churches of America, Incorporated|
|Founder||Rodger W. Davis|
|Origin||October 1969 St. Louis, Missouri|
|Separated from||Pentecostal Church of God|
|Separations||House of Prayer Christian Churches|