(Salem, West Virginia). Became a discrete body 1933. Governed by an apostolic council of 12 apostles. Ministry supported by tithes. Leaders chosen by drawing names from a hat, because democratic election is considered unbiblical. Seventh day observed as Sabbath. A. N. Duggan, a leader of this group, went to Jerusalem, which he called The World Headquarters of the Church of God. See also Church of God (Seventh Day), The.
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