Who We Are

Who We Are….      
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has approximately 2 million members, 10,577 congregations and 21,000 ordained ministers. 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.

Our Beliefs and Practices
Presbyterian 101 – A General Guide
Presbyterian 101 – Theology
Presbyterian 101 – Positions on Social Issues
“Who Are We Presbyterians” series
“What Presbyterians Believe” series from Presbyterians Today
Daily Lectionary Readings

How We Are Governed
General Assembly

How We Are Organized
Office of the General Assembly (OGA)
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Foundation
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Investment and Loan Program (PILP)
Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC)
Board of Pensions
Synods and Presbyteries-Mid Councils

History of PC(USA)
Presbyterian Church history

Related Organizations
Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE)
Outreach Foundation

Presbyterian Association of Musicians
Presbyterian Council for Chaplains & Military Personnel
Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship
Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)
Presbyterian Women

Resource Centers

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