Church Order

Church Order

The Church Order of the United Reformed Churches provides the "modus operandi" (mode of operations) for how we function as a local church and as a federation. As a local church, we have "covenanted" with other United Reformed churches to follow the church order for the sake of the ongoing purity, unity, stability and charity of the federation to which we belong. The church order covers such areas as ordained leadership, local and broader assemblies, worship, sacraments, discipline, and other matters that help promote the overall health of the federation. Through the church order it is our desire to ensure at a local and federational level that "all things be done decently and in good order" (1 Corinthians 14:40).

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