Apostolic Church of South Africa – Apostle Unity

The Apostolic Church (Apostle Unity) is the South African branch of the United Apostolic Church. It has roots in the Catholic Apostolic Church of the early 19th century. It was founded in 1955 as a schism of the New Apostolic Church. It is part of a branch of Christianity called Irvingism and is separate from Protestantism.

It is a member church of the United Apostolic Church, which was founded in Düsseldorf, Germany in 1956 after several apostles of the New Apostolic Church were excommunicated for refusing to accept the teachings of the Chief Apostle that Jesus Christ would return in his lifetime.

Its logo is a four R-symbol, which is also used by the Australian sister church, The Apostolic Church of Queensland. The four "R"s stand for: Right, Royal, Righteous and Rich. Right according to the Bible, Royal as the Bride to have membership with Christ, Righteous in partaking of the body and blood of Christ and Rich in the promises Christ gave to his apostles.

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Apostolic Church Of South Africa – Apostle Unity - History - Administration
... has almost entirely come to a standstill in this church ... The main contributing factor is the church having a tremendous problem shedding the stigma that it is the ‘Erasmus’ church, implying that the church is run by the Erasmus family clan ... Some within the church believe there will be an influx of new members (mainly from the New Apostolic Church) in the near future and that all must be prepared to receive them ...

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