The Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS) is a communion of Christian churches in the Reformed tradition. We stand on the great Reformation principles of salvation by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, according to the Scriptures alone, to the glory of God alone.

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RCUS Publications

Defending the Catechism

Defending the Catechism Elector Prince Frederick III The Heidelberg Catechism was prepared in 1562 and first approved and issued on Tuesday, the 19th of January, 1563. For 450 years it has served as a blessing and creed to the Reformed churches throughout the world who are able to grasp its simplicity and its depth at the same time. We are …

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Introduction to the Heidelberg Catechism, Part 2

PART 2 [The following appears in the new 2013 edition of the Heidelberg Catechism, based on previous editions and updated by Rev. Eric Bristley.] Composition Elector Prince Frederick III of the Palatinate had called men of Reformed principles to the professorship at the University of Heidelberg, entrusting them with the preparation of a clear, concise, and popular statement of the …

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The Priesthood of All Believers

Rev. Lloyd Gross The month of October traditionally marks the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, which was one of the most influential and blessed events in the history of the world and particularly of the church. The benefits of the Reformation, in which Luther and Calvin were prime instruments in God’s hand, are beyond calculation. We in the Reformed church …

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A Reformation Heritage

It has been 496 years since Martin Luther’s Treatises were nailed to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany. But we would be mistaken to think that the Reformation began or ended on that October night. Beyond the rumblings that were present in the church before Luther, the Reformed Church has ever since been required to keep its doctrine and …

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Rev. Kabongo Bankina Josué

Rev. Kabongo Bankina Josué, one of the earliest leaders in the Reformed Confessing Church of the Congo (formerly Zaire) providentially went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Bankina, as we knew him, was part of the original group of congregation leaders ordained as “Responsible Elders” by Rev. Aaron Kayayan and Rev. Paul Treick in 1984. As …

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