Presbyterian Church (USA)

Learn more about our denomination and what we believe

Presbyterians trace their history to the 16th century and the Protestant Reformation. Our heritage, and much of what we believe, began with the French lawyer John Calvin (1509-1564), whose writings crystallized much of the Reformed thinking that came before him.

Please explore these links to learn more about the Presbyterian Church (USA):

What do we believe? A Brief Statement of Faith was adopted by the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1991.

You may also visit the denominational website, Presbyterian 101, for a summary of history, theology and response to social issues.