Winebrenner, John an American clergyman, was born in Frederick County, Md., March 25, 1797. He began his ministry in the German Reformed Church, having charge of four congregations in and near Harrisburg, Pa., but, owing to a difference of opinion in regard to revivals, he withdrew from his former affiliations, and established a new denomination which he called "The Church of God," but which is commonly known as the Winebrennarians. SEE CHURCH OF GOD. Mr. Winebrenner was for several years editor of The Church Advocate. His death occurred Sept. 12, 1860. He published, in connection with I. B. Rupp, The History of all the Religious Denominations in the United States (1844). He also published, Brief View of the Church of God: — a work on Regeneration: — The Reference and Pronouncing Testament: — Revival Hymn-book: — Practical and Doctrinal Sermons: — and other works.