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Glossary

 

Agnostic- One who believes that there can be no proof of the existence of god, but does not deny the possibility that god exists

 

Agnosticism: Holding the beliefs of an Agnostic

 

Apathetic- Indifferent

 

Belief- Conviction or opinion

 

Bishop- Senior clergyman in charge of a diocese within the Synod

 

Church- Organization for public worship

 

Clergy- Individuals ordained for religious service

 

Faith- Confident belief or conviction; religion

 

Goal- Desired result or purpose

 

Home Church- UCTAA located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

 

Jurisdiction- The limits within which an authority or control may operate

 

Matriarch / Patriarch- Ecclesiastical leader of the church or a synod within the church

 

Mission- A function or task

 

Ordain- To install into the role of clergy person

 

Synod- A council of churches or church officials

 

UCTAA- Universal Church Triumphant of the Apathetic Agnostic

 

UCTAA of Mississippi- Mississippi Synod of the Universal Church Triumphant of the Apathetic Agnostic

 

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