The Reformed Church in America is a confessional church.
This means that, as a denomination, we affirm specific statements of belief called creeds and confessions. (Read more about the significance of confessions here.)
Along with most Christian churches, the Reformed Church accepts three creeds that were written in the first few centuries after Jesus' death:
In addition, four "standards of unity" tell what the Reformed Church believes:
In 1978 the Reformed Church approved Our Song of Hope as a contemporary statement of faith.