More than 200 participants gathered in Orlando, Florida, for the mission conference, where they heard dozens of stories from the mission field.
The Vision 2020 Team met again January 23-24 to continue its work discerning the future of the RCA.
The denomination is encouraged to dedicate January 19 as a day of prayer and fasting to discern how to be a Christ-like presence in the midst of conflict and disaster.
The Board of Benefits Services (BOBS) of the RCA has been awarded a second grant to address financial struggles that can impair the ability of pastors to lead congregations effectively.
A process that starts with staff will also equip churches for thriving, both now and in the future.