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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Suggested Order of Public Worship

The elements of worship set forth in the Scriptures may be used in the service of public worship in the order suggested here: Call to Worship Salutation Invocation Psalm or Hymn Scripture Prayer Psalm or Hymn Sermon Prayer Offering Psalm or Hymn Benediction Doxology These specific elements may also be used in the service of public worship when desired: the …

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Scriptural Elements of Worship

Since a service of public worship is in its essence a meeting of God with his people, the parts of the service are of two kinds: those which are per­formed on behalf of God, and those which are performed by the congregation. In the former the worshippers are receptive, in the latter they are active. It is reasonable that these …

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Synodical Guidelines

Synodical Dues 18.00 Home Missions 38.00 Foreign Ministries 36.00 Ministerial Relief 65.00

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7. Thanksgiving for a Church Building

Special Service ¶ The congregation may stand, and the following portions from the Psalms may be read by the presiding minister and/or the people. It should be noted by the presiding minister that references to the House of God are to be understood in the New Testament as references to the Church which is God’s people and not a building. …

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6. Burial of the Dead

¶ This burial service is for believers and the children of believers. When other persons are to be buried, the service should be modified accordingly. ¶ When the people have assembled, the minister shall begin the service with one or more of these passages from the Holy Scriptures. “Our help is in the name of the Lord, Who made heaven …

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