Template:Infobox Christian denomination

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This is a template for Christian denominations.

Usage

To use this template, simply copy and paste the following text into the article and fill in any of the parameters. Only "name" is required.

[[file:{{{icon}}}|{{{icon_width}}}|alt={{{icon_alt}}}]]
{{{name}}}
{{{native_name}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{imagewidth}}}|alt={{{alt}}}|{{{alt}}}]]
{{{caption}}}
Abbreviation{{{abbreviation}}}
Type{{{type}}}
Classification{{{main_classification}}}
Orientation{{{orientation}}}
Scripture{{{scripture}}}
Theology{{{theology}}}
Polity{{{polity}}}
Governance{{{governance}}}
Structure{{{structure}}}
{{{leader_title}}}{{{leader_name}}}
{{{leader_title1}}}{{{leader_name1}}}
{{{leader_title2}}}{{{leader_name2}}}
{{{leader_title3}}}{{{leader_name3}}}
{{{fellowships_type}}}{{{fellowships}}}
{{{fellowships_type1}}}{{{fellowships1}}}
{{{division_type}}}{{{division}}}
{{{division_type1}}}{{{division1}}}
{{{division_type2}}}{{{division2}}}
{{{division_type3}}}{{{division3}}}
Associations{{{associations}}}
Full Communion{{{full_communion}}}
Region{{{area}}}
Language{{{language}}}
Liturgy{{{liturgy}}}
Headquarters{{{headquarters}}}
Territory{{{territory}}}
Possessions{{{possessions}}}
Founder{{{founder}}}
Origin{{{founded_date}}}
{{{founded_place}}}
Independence{{{independence}}}
Reunion{{{reunion}}}
Recognition{{{recognition}}}
Separated from{{{separated_from}}}
Branched from{{{branched_from}}}
Merger of{{{merger}}}
Absorbed{{{absorbed}}}
Separations{{{separations}}}
Merged into{{{merged_into}}}
Defunct{{{defunct}}}
{{{congregations_type}}}{{{congregations}}}
Members{{{members}}}
{{{ministers_type}}}{{{ministers}}}
Missionaries{{{missionaries}}}
Church buildings{{{churches}}}
Hospitals{{{hospitals}}}
Nursing homes{{{nursing_homes}}}
Aid organization{{{aid}}}
Primary schools{{{primary_schools}}}
Secondary schools{{{secondary_schools}}}
Tax status{{{tax_status}}}
Tertiary institutions{{{tertiary}}}
Other name(s){{{other_names}}}
Publications{{{publications}}}
Official website{{{website}}}
Slogan{{{slogan}}}
Logo{{{logo}}}
{{{module}}}
{{{footnotes}}}
{{Infobox Christian denomination
| icon                = 
| icon_width          =
| icon_alt            =
| name                = 
| native_name         = 
| native_name_lang    = 
| image               = 
| imagewidth          = 
| alt                 = 
| caption             = 
| abbreviation        = 
| type                = 
| main_classification = 
| orientation         = 
| scripture           = 
| theology            =
| polity              = 
| governance          =
| structure           =
| leader_title        = 
| leader_name         = 
| leader_title1       = 
| leader_name1        = 
| leader_title2       = 
| leader_name2        = 
| leader_title3       =
| leader_name3        =
| fellowships_type    =
| fellowships         = 
| fellowships_type1   =
| fellowships1        =
| division_type       =
| division            =
| division_type1      =
| division1           =
| division_type2      =
| division2           =
| division_type3      =
| division3           =
| associations        = 
| full_communion      =
| area                = 
| language            = 
| liturgy             = 
| headquarters        = 
| territory           =
| possessions         =
| founder             = 
| founded_date        = 
| founded_place       = 
| independence        =
| reunion             =
| recognition         =
| separated_from      = 
| branched_from       = 
| merger              = 
| absorbed            =
| separations         = 
| merged_into         =
| defunct             =
| congregations_type  =
| congregations       = 
| members             = <!-- or | number_of_followers = -->
| ministers_type      =
| ministers           = 
| missionaries        =
| churches            =
| hospitals           = 
| nursing_homes       = 
| aid                 = 
| primary_schools     = 
| secondary_schools   = 
| tax_status          =
| tertiary            = 
| other_names         = 
| publications        = 
| website             = 
| website_title1      =
| slogan              =
| logo                =
| module              =
| footnotes           = 
}}

Parameters

An explanation of what each parameter is. For more information, ask on the talk page.

  1. icon = Optional icon above the organization name (specify an image file and size)
  2. name = the name of the denomination
  3. native_name = the name of the denomination in the organization's native language (if it is not in English and it is not the same name used in the above field)
  4. native_name_language = ISO 639-1 code for the language used in the above field
  5. image = any image associated with the denomination (logo)
  6. imagewidth = width of image, default "200px." Recommend under 200px. Used when available image is low-resolution.
  7. alt = alternative text to be displayed describing image.
  8. caption = a caption for the image
  9. abbreviation = an abbreviation (such as an acronym) for the denomination
  10. main_classification = (Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, etc.)
  11. orientation = (main theology, e.g. Calvinism, Arminianism, Baptist)
  12. scripture = the canon of religious text used by the denomination, including non-Bible works
  13. theology = (main theology, e.g. Calvinism, Arminianism, Baptist)
  14. polity = the appropriate ecclesiastical polity
  15. governance = the appropriate ecclesiastical polity
  16. structure = organizational structure for groups that do not employ a standard ecclesiastical polity
  17. leader_title = title of religious leader; defaults to "Moderator"
  18. leader_name = name of religious leader
  19. leader_title1 = title of religious leader; defaults to "Leader"
  20. leader_name1 = name of religious leader
  21. leader_title2 = title of religious leader; defaults to "Director"
  22. leader_name2 = name of religious leader
  23. leader_title3 = Custom leader title
  24. leader_name3 = name of religious leader
  25. fellowships_type = field to specify the type of fellowships, default "Distinct fellowships"
  26. fellowships = names of distinct fellowships within the denomination
  27. fellowships_type1 = Alternative fellowship description
  28. fellowships_type1 = Alternative fellowships
  29. division_type = Specify a custom division
  30. division = Name or example of that division
  31. division_type1 =
  32. division1 =
  33. division_type2 =
  34. division2 =
  35. division_type3 =
  36. division3 =
  37. associations = names of inter-denominational associations the church is part of; e.g. International Conference of Reformed Churches
  38. area = geographical area, e.g. North America and Japan
  39. language = language spoken or prevalent in liturgy, ceremonies, official documents, etc.
  40. liturgy = Liturgy employed, for instance Roman Rite
  41. headquarters = Headquarters or main denominational office
  42. origin_link = Optional article for "Origin" heading to be linked to
  43. founder = the original founder
  44. founded_date = date of founding
  45. founded_place = location of founding
  46. separated_from = separation from (denomination)
  47. branched_from = if the denomination branched off of a parent denomination
  48. merger = if the denomination was the result of a merge
  49. absorbed = names of denominations that were absorbed into this body
  50. separations = names of denominations that have split off from this denomination
  51. merged_into = name of existing denomination into which this body was merged
  52. defunct = year in which this body ceased to exist if not merged with or into another denomination
  53. hospitals = number of church-operated hospitals
  54. nursing_homes = number of church-operated nursing homes
  55. aid = name of humanitarian aid organization run by the church, like Adventist Development and Relief Agency
  56. congregations_type = type of congregation (default "Congregations")
  57. congregations = number of congregations
  58. members = number of members
  59. ministers_type = specify the type of ministers/priests/pastors/...
  60. ministers = number of ministers/priests/pastors/...
  61. missionaries = number of missionaries
  62. churches = number of churches
  63. primary_schools = number of church-operated primary schools
  64. secondary_schools = number of church-operated secondary/high schools
  65. tax_status = tax classification (e.g., Internal Revenue Service 501c3 or equivalent) of the main body
  66. tertiary = number of church-operated tertiary level colleges or universities
  67. publications = names of the publications made by the denomination
  68. other_names = alternative name or names by which the denomination is/was known
  69. website = official website
  70. website_title1 = alternative website title
  71. website1 = alternative web address
  72. slogan= Slogan
  73. logo= Logo
  74. module= Used for embedding other infoboxes into this one
  75. footnotes = any footnotes

Example

Religion or Denomination
A typical image used as an example.
An image caption
AbbreviationABC
ClassificationMain classification
TheologyBiblicist
GovernanceGovernment
LeaderJoe Bloggs
Distinct fellowshipsFellowships
AssociationsAssociation of Churches
RegionGeographical area
LanguageEnglish
LiturgyRoman Rite
HeadquartersHeadquarters
FounderJohn Smith
Origin2010 January
Earth
Separated fromParent denomination
Branched fromBig denomination
Merger ofDenomination 1 and Denomination 2
AbsorbedDenomination 3
SeparationsChild Denominations
Merged intoDenomination 4
Defunct2013
Congregations100
Members10000
Ministers100
Missionaries100
Church buildings31
Hospitals1
Nursing homes1
Aid organizationHumanitarian Group
Primary schools20
Secondary schools10
Tax statusU.S. IRS 501c3
Tertiary institutions1
Other name(s)Alternative Name #1, Alternative Name #2
Slogan"Slogan"
footnote
{{Infobox religion
|name = Religion or Denomination
|image = Example svg.svg
|imagewidth = 150px
|imagealttext = A typical image used as an example.
|caption = An image caption
|abbreviation = ABC
|main_classification = Main classification
|theology = Main theology
|governance = Government structure
|founder = John Smith
|founded_date = 2010 January
|founded_place = Geographic place
|separated_from = Parent denomination
|branched_from = Big denomination
|merger = Denomination 1 and Denomination 2
|separations = Child denominations
|fellowships = Fellowships
|associations = Association of Churches
|area = Geographical area
|language = English
|hospitals = 1
|nursing_homes = 1
|aid = Humanitarian Group
|congregations = 100
|members = 10000
|ministers = 100
|primary_schools = 20
|secondary_schools = 10
|tax_status = U.S. [[Internal Revenue Service|IRS]] 501c3
|tertiary = 1
|publication = Publication Name #1, Publication Name #2
|other_names = Alternative Name #1, Alternative Name #2
|footnotes = footnote
}}

TemplateData

Extended content
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TemplateData for Infobox Christian denomination

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