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Savoy Declaration


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(1658).

A statement of Congregational principles and polity, drawn up at a conference held in the Chapel of the Savoy in London by representatives of 120 Churches. It consists of a Preface, a Confession of Faith closely akin to the Westminster Confession, and a Platform of Discipline declaring that all necessary power is vested in each individual Church and repudiating the institution, by Christ, of a wider organization.

Subjects: Christianity.


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