This article concerns itself with the French Reformed church polity and church government. Important decisions concerning church government were taken at the First National Synod of the Reformed Churches of France, which was held in Paris from May 25 to 28, 1559. A Presbyterian form of church government was chosen instead of an Episcopalian.
Church polity seeks to answer the question: how does Christ want things done in his church? This article shows that the fact that the church is one, holy, apostolic, and catholic has a beaning on the churches working together. These characteristics of the church call for a bond of churches. This article explains.