(German) Reformed Church in the United States

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Denominational Profile

History

 

(German) Reformed Church in the United States

merged intoEvangelical and Reformed Church (1934)

   

split into  Reformed Church in the United States (1934)

In 1934, this denomination merged with the Evangelical Synod of North America to form the Evangelical and Reformed Church. In 1961 the Evangelical and Reformed Church merged with the Congregational Christian Churches to form the United Church of Christ.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 1,324 1,731 348,002
1929 1,337 1,731 355,093
1931 - - 346,712
1933 - 1,691 474,497
1935 1,325 1,662 471,919

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]