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Umpfarrung (speak the Protestant churches in Germany instead of the other My Dung ) is a term used for those churches has relevance, which are based on the principle of residence and their congregations thus parishes are. On the one hand, it refers to the separation of a certain area from the area of ​​a parish and connection of this area to another parish. This also changes the community membership of the community members living in the area concerned.

On the other hand, it is also possible to re-parish individual persons, that is, they acquire membership in another parish at their own request and lose it in the previous parish. The legal requirements for parishes are regulated differently in the various denominations and territorial churches.