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National Association of Evangelicals
A lineal descendant of the creedal* of 1867. Evangelical leaders, called together by Ralph T. Davis and J. Elwin Wright, met at Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, in 1941. They planned another meeting of nearly 150 leaders at St. Louis in 1942, at which the was organized with a creedal statement. The first convention was held in May 1943. The organization serves over two million members and claims a constituency of ten million. Subsidiary groups such as the * and the National Sunday School Association promote missions and Sunday schools. Other groups fulfill other service functions. Members of the Association worked with evangelicals from other lands to organize the * in Holland in 1951 to coordinate worldwide efforts of evangelical service. Denominations, churches, and individuals which are willing to sign the statement of faith are admitted to the organizations.
Statement of Faith
The following Statement of Faith was written by the National Association of Evangelicals.