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Glossary: denomination

The body of persons or the organization formed around a particular set of religious beliefs or structure or type of government. In the United States, various religious bodies, such as The United Methodist Church, are referred to as denominations. Sometimes they are also referred to as communions.

Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by permission.

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