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Presbyterian Church in America Worship Snapshot

A Guide to Worship Resources

The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) was founded in 1973 by conservative members of the Presbyterian Church in the United States who rejected that church's pending merger with the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

Official Documents on Worship

  • Book Of Church Order, including the Directory of Worship which appears on pages 145-179 of the PDF.

Key Worship Resources

Denominational Hymnals

  • Trinity Hymnal, originally published by the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in 1961, with a later edition published by Great Commission Publications in 1990.

General Background and Statistics

Website: Presbyterian Church in America
Associations: North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council
Origin: 1973
Mergers: Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod (RPCES), 1982
Separated from: Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1973 (the PCUS later merged with the United Presbyterian Church USA, in 1983).
Separations: N/A
College: Covenant College, GA
Seminary: Covenant Theological Seminary, MO
Congregations: 1,474 in 2012 (Presbyterian Church in America)
Members: 285,728 communicants and 73,970 non-communicants in 2012 (Presbyterian Church in America)
Publication(s): byFaith
Denominational Offices:

1700 North Brown Road, Suite 105
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 678-825-1000


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