The white cross on a blue canton represents
Christ's purity and sacrifice and his
authority over us; the red chief represents
His blood which was poured out for us
and covers our sins; and the white unicorn
rampant on a blue field is the symbol
of the ancient Israelite tribe of Joseph
who was the father of Manasseh who became
the father of the birthright people
of the Great Nation which is the nation
and people of America. (The unicorn
is also the symbol of the Scottish people
who also are Manassehites and brought
their culture and heritage and birthright
with them to America.)
The Church of America, formed
on Thanksgiving Day 2008, is unique
in many respects. It is a non-denominational,
baptist, seventh day Sabbath keeping,
gospel preaching, Christian Bible church.
We are both new and old at the same
time. Our character is Twenty-First
century, but our message is First century.
We desire to maintain the most biblically
authentic church in America because
we believe that with authenticity and
scriptural fidelity comes Christian
well-being and spiritual peace, and
we should not seek to compromise those
things for the sake of convenience or
expedience or approval. We intend
that if Jesus would come and inspect
our Church, He would find nothing unacceptable.
We are one of the few Free Churches
left in America. What does that mean?
It means that we have never ensnared
our Church with Caesar's incorporation
coils, which would contractually limit
our free speech and free exercise of
religion. We believe to incorporate
would be blasphemy since it would result
in a marriage of the Church and the
State, with the State as the head of
the Church instead of Christ.
We prefer to stand entirely upon our
Constitutionally guaranteed rights to
freedom of religion, freedom of assembly,
freedom of speech, and freedom of the
press alone; and since we receive nothing
from Caesar, we expect Caesar to remain
within the bounds of his own mandate.
In other words, we are a purely ecclesiastical
endeavor with no State or Federal sponsored
incorporation, nor all of the rules
and obligations that go along with being
an organ of the State as a regulated
corporation. A church that incorporates
itself through the State has no advantages
available to it that a stand-alone church
doesn't also have.
In the process of incorporating, churches
entangle themselves in the world of
federal, state, and local commercial
regulation, and corporate entity rules
requiring complicated filings, record
keeping, and maintenance fees; rules
that non-incorporated Free Churches
are not obligated to.
Does this mean that a Free Church gives
up it's tax free and tax deductible
status? Not at all. Each Free
Church is guaranteed to be tax free
and donations given to it are fully
tax deductible by the donor.
Constitution and the federal tax-code
make this clear. In fact it was only
in the last fifty years that most churches
started to incorporate themselves with
the State to obtain what they perceived
were State benefits. These illusory
benefits contained a carefully concealed
fish hook that these churches now regret
having swallowed. In the process of
incorporation they unwittingly accepted
dominion by the State over their doctrine,
finances, practices, and speech.
This has created churches that are "voluntarily"
enslaved to the State by virtue of voluntarily
becoming a State regulated corporation.
Does this mean that a Free Church has
no legal identity? No. It means that
it has a separate legal identity.
Separate from the State that is.
Does that mean that the government won't
recognize a Free Church? No. Governments
are required by law to recognize Free
Churches and are prohibited from interfering
in the affairs of Free Churches.
Unlike incorporated State churches,
Free Churches are protected by the courts.
But those same courts are unwilling
to protect the rights of incorporated
churches. We have seen this in case
after case after case. We conclude that
there is no advantage whatsoever to
incorporating a church.
To learn more about what a Free Church
is, watch the following video:
The Church of America's mandate
is divided into three geographical areas
See of Saint Augustine which
encompasses the areas of the USA,
Canada and the Canadian Islands,
Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, Guam,
American Samoa, the Hawaiian Islands,
Greenland, Iceland, Saint Pierre
and Miquelon, Bermuda, the Bahamas,
Turks and Caicos, all the Virgin
Islands, Gitmo, Jamaica, the Cayman islands,
Belize, Haiti, Guyana, Suriname,
French Guiana, Trinidad, Clipperton
the Falkland islands, South Georgia
Island, and the English,
French, and Dutch speaking Caribbean
and South Atlantic Islands;
Colón which encompasses
the areas of Mexico, Spanish speaking
Central and South America, Cuba,
Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico,
the Galapagos islands, and the Eastern
Pacific Spanish Speaking Islands;
See of São Vicente which
encompasses all of Brazil and its
Provinces and the Parishes:
Each See is divided into one or more
Provinces and Parishes. Each Parish
has a local church house or chapel,
and each Province has one or more Parishes.
The Church's primary Parish is Smyrna
Parish near the city of Orlando, Florida
in the Province of North America. Areas
that have no Parish are considered part
of the Provincial mission field, which
may have a local mission center, home
church, or be part of the Province's
online mission program.
The American Communion:
The Church also oversees the American
Communion which is a body of like minded
churches associated with and under the
protection and guidance of the Church
The Church of America has no doctrine
other than the Bible. This means that
we don't add any new doctrines or traditions,
and we don't accept any old doctrines
or traditions that don't appear in the
Bible. Rather we do our best to understand
and follow the pure examples given to
us by Jesus Christ, and the Apostles
and the New Testament churches they
We often include music and singing
as part of our services.
Men may not cover
their heads during church or when preaching
or teaching or praying. Jackets
and collars are not required.
Long hair should be tied back. Men should
remain unshaven and refrain from wearing
neckties, jewelry, or cologne.
Women may not wear
visible makeup, perfume, jewelry, or
ribbons, and must cover their hair while
in church and when teaching or praying.
A veil to cover the hair is recommended.
Both sexes are expected
to wear modest clothing with subdued
colors that is not revealing, tight,
flashy or expensive looking. A wedding
band, a modest watch, and a rosary cross
are okay. Clothing should cover all
of the body between the collarbone and
the knees and cover the shoulders.
Shoes should be close toed with a low
heal or flat sole. If you have
one, bring your bible.
Visitors may attend
church worship or fellowship meetings
as a guest of a parishioner or with
the permission of the pastor.
All Christian believers
must remember to refrain from doing
any work on the Sabbath day of rest
and devote the day to holiness and prayer
and worship as written in the Ten Commandments.
Saturday is the seventh day of the week
and it is the true Sabbath. The
biblical Sabbath begins on Friday evening
at sunset and continues until sunset
on Saturday. Those who attend
church on Sunday must still honor
the Commandment of God to rest on the
seventh day and to keep it holy.
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