The Basis of Union for the union of Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Church, went through eight drafts from 1943 to 1949. It was finally adopted by both national bodies in 1949, paving the way to union. The following was Article II, as adopted in 1947.
The text is from the United Church of Christ web site and from Louis Gunnemannís The Shaping of the United Church of Christ, which two texts are identical.
Basis of Union
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United Church of Christ
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