Reformed Church in Zimbabwe

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The Reformed Church in Zimbabwe was founded by Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa missionaries in 1891. Andrew A. Louw begun to preach among Shona people. The worship language of churches was Afrikaans and English. Later the denomination expanded among Nyanja people. In 1995 a new center was opened in Dete. The church subscribes the Apostles Creed, Athanasian Creed, Nicene Creed, Belgic Confession, Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dort. It had 46 congregations and 150 house fellowships and about 90,000 members in 2004.[1]

It is a member of the World Council of Churches, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches, and the World Communion of Reformed Churches.[2] It support various primary and secondary schools and the Murray Theological College.[3][4]


  1. ^ Johannes a Lasco Library (2006-08-23). "Address data base of Reformed churches and institutions". Retrieved 2013-07-21.
  2. ^ Archived 2012-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Reformed Churches | Religion in Zimbabwe". 2013-07-17. Retrieved 2013-07-21.
  4. ^ "Reformed Church University". RCU. 2013-06-29. Archived from the original on 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2013-07-21. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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