A church that has accepted the principles of the Reformation, especially a Calvinist church (as distinct from Lutheran).
- The Catholic Church, The Lutheran Church and Reformed Churches of John Calvin and Ulrich Zwingli frequently charged the Hutterites with heresy.
- The World Alliance of Reformed Churches consists of Congregational, Presbyterian, Reformed, and United churches.
- The predominantly high number of Presbyterian adherents was due both to the perceived similarities between the Presbyterian Church and the old-world Reformed Church and to early missionary efforts.
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