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.

Four steps to get to know the RCUS:

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1 Looking to join or visit a Reformed Church congregation, or for a specific pastor? Moved to a new area, or looking for a pastor that was recommended to you? Start here:

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Latest News

2 Looking for the latest RCUS news and happenings? Check out the latest here:

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The Reformed Herald

3The Reformed Herald is the monthly magazine published by the RCUS. Check out the latest edition, as well as past editions, of our magazine here:

The Reformed Herald
Our Publications

4 Looking for one of our books? We’ve made a variety of our books available for purchase through Amazon.com. You can find more information about them here:

RCUS Publications

Brief History – Reformed Church in Germany

Source: This chapter, which provides a short summary of the history of the RCUS, is taken from J. I. Good’s Aid to the Heidelberg Catechism. Cleveland OH: Central Publishing House, 1904. p. 224-247. It was written for Catechism students. Electronic version, © 2004, The Synod of the Reformed Church in the U.S. The Reformed Church spread from Switzerland, its birthplace, …

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Brief History – Reformation Background

Source: This chapter, which provides a short summary of the history of the RCUS, is taken from J. I. Good’s Aid to the Heidelberg Catechism. Cleveland OH: Central Publishing House, 1904. p. 224-247. It was written for Catechism students. Electronic version, © 2004, The Synod of the Reformed Church in the U.S. THE German Reformed Church has had its home …

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The German Reformed Church in Colonial America

Source: The Historical Handbook of the Reformed Church, 1902, James I. Good, Electronic version, © 2004, The Synod of the Reformed Church in the U.S. EUROPE was too small a continent to contain the Reformed Church; she spread to other continents. Africa, Asia, and, too, our America received her. The Middle Ages saw the Crusades, those marching armies going eastward …

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The Reformed Church in Germany

Source: The Historical Handbook of the Reformed Church, 1902, James I. Good, Electronic version, © 2004, The Synod of the Reformed Church in the U.S. SWITZERLAND was too small a land to retain the Reformed faith within her borders. It spread to other lands and soon proved a blessing to all Europe. France, Holland, England, Scotland, Bohemia, Hungary, and Germany …

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The Reformed Church in Switzerland

Source: The Historical Handbook of the Reformed Church, 1902, James I. Good, Electronic version, © 2004, The Synod of the Reformed Church in the U.S. A SUNRISE on the Alps is a never-to-be-forgotten sight. The traveler who sees it from the top of the Rigi mountain, will never forget the scene. After he has waited breathlessly for the first sign …

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