Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church

Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Churches of America
Classification Protestant
Orientation Pentecostal
Polity Episcopal
Leader George H. Studivant
Region United States
Founder James R. Howell
Origin (1869-04-01) April 1, 1869
Boydton, VA
Members ?
Official website

RZUA (Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Churches of America) is a Pentecostal Holiness Christian denomination with a predominantly African-American membership that resides mostly in the South Hill and Tidewater area of Virginia. It was founded in 1869 in Boydton, Virginia as the Zion Union Apostolic Church, and was reorganized as the Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church in 1882.[1]


  1. Religious bodies: 1916, Part 2 (United States Bureau of the Census, 1919), pp.517ff. Excerpt available at Google Books.

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