The 209th General Synod opened at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2015. 

The 209th General Synod of the RCA was called to order Thursday at 3:00 p.m. by synod president Greg Alderman. Delegates and guests are gathering on the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois.

Here’s how you can stay up-to-date on what’s going on at General Synod:

  • Livestream: Watch plenary sessions live on our website at There’s also a schedule that outlines when reports are scheduled to be presented (subject to change on short notice due to flow of business).
  • Hashtag: Use the #RCAsynod hashtag for your Facebook posts, tweets, Instagram photos, and videos. See what delegates and guests are saying about synod at, which displays social media posts tagged #RCAsynod.
  • Facebook: You can see updates and interact with other RCA folks at
  • Twitter: Follow the conversation and reactions at @RCAonline, and use the #RCAsynod hashtag (we’re also using Periscope for some live video).
  • News: The hub for all General Synod news activity is Head there for news articles, photos, and video, as well as voting results for recommendations coming before synod.
  • A daily news message is also be recorded at (800) 968-6063.